PT Adjunct Instructor - Accounting

PT Adjunct Instructor - Accounting


Pitt Community College
1986 Pitt Tech Road
Winterville, NC 28590
Phone: 252-493-7200

Job Location

Winterville, NC


$34.64 per hour



Job Category

  • Instructional (Faculty)

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, September 16, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, October 11, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Reports to

Department Head

Employment Type

PT Adjunct Instructor

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree in accounting preferred, or Master’s degree with 18 graduate semester hours in accounting for ACC 120 and ACC 121.  (Note: 18gsh: Course work in the areas of Business, Management, or Marketing are not acceptable.  Course work in the areas of Taxation or Auditing will require appropriate description and documentation from the granting institution as graduate work in Accounting).

Physical Requirements:   Must be physically able to operate a variety of types of office and other equipment. Must be physically able to exert up to twenty-five pounds of force occasionally and/or frequently to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.  Physical demands are in excess of sedentary work; position requires walking, standing, stooping, reaching, crouching, fingering, etc. for extended periods of time.  Must be able to lift and/or carry weights of approximately fifty pounds.
Data Conception:   Requires the ability to compare and/or judge the readily observable functional, structural, or compositional characteristics (whether similar to or divergent from obvious standards) of data, people, or things.
Interpersonal Communication:   Requires the ability of speaking and/or signaling people to convey or exchange information.  Includes giving instructions to students.  Includes the receiving of information and instructions from supervisor.
Language Ability:   Requires the ability to read a variety of documents, reports, and various books such as various manuals, PCC handbook and catalog, various texts, PCC FACT book, etc.  Requires the ability to prepare various documents and reports such as lesson plans, grade/evaluation reports, attendance report, end-of semester reports, long-range plans, etc., using the proper format, punctuation, spelling and grammar.  Requires the ability to communicate with co-workers, supervisor, subordinates, other PCC personnel, etc. with poise, voice control, and confidence.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the theory, principles, and methods of effective and persuasive speaking, voice and diction, phonetics, and discussion and debate.  Requires the ability to be conversant in the language of information technology – all areas: internet, web development, networking/telecommunications, programming, and software/hardware maintenance.
Intelligence:   Requires the ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagrammatic form.  Must be able to deal with several abstract and concrete variables.  Requires the ability to apply rational systems such as education (teaching), business administration, computer applications, etc., in order to solve problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables.
Verbal Aptitude:   Requires the ability to record and deliver information and to follow verbal and written instructions.  Must be able to instruct others via effective verbal communication.
Numerical Aptitude:   Requires the ability to utilize mathematical formulas; add, subtract, multiply, and divide numbers; determine percentages and decimals; and determine time and weight.
Form/Spatial Aptitude:  Requires the ability to inspect items for proper length, width and shape.
Motor Coordination:   Requires the ability to coordinate hands and eyes in utilizing automated office and audio-visual equipment, etc.  
Manual Dexterity:   Requires the ability to handle a variety of items, office equipment, control knobs, switches, etc.  Must have moderate levels of eye/hand/foot coordination.
Color Discrimination:   Requires the ability to differentiate colors and shades of color.
Interpersonal Temperament:   Requires the ability to deal with people beyond receiving instructions.   Must be adaptable to performing under moderate stress when confronted with an emergency.
Physical Communication:  Requires the ability to talk and/or hear (talking - expressing or exchanging ideas by means of spoken words; hearing - perceiving nature of sounds by ear.)

Preferred Qualifications

See Minimum Qualifications

Position Description

Preference Given to Applications Received Prior to October 11, 2021

Under limited supervision, instructs students in various accounting classes (ACC prefixes) and performs related administrative and record-keeping duties.  

Teaches assigned day, evening and/or online college-transfer courses in ACC 120 and ACC 121, as well other assigned courses in accounting. Prepares and/or completes various reports and forms related to classes including census reports, end-of-semester reports, grade reports, attendance rosters, etc.   
Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of the field or discipline. Plan and organize instruction in ways that maximize student learning; employ appropriate teaching and learning strategies to communicate subject matter to students including strategies to meet diverse student needs.

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