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Tax Faculty, Professional in Residence - Accounting
Utah Valley University


Date Posted May 14, 2021
Title Tax Faculty, Professional in Residence - Accounting
University Utah Valley University
Orem, UT, United States
Department Woodbury School of Business
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
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  • Lecturer/Instructor
  • Accounting and/or Taxes
 
 
: Faculty - Non Tenure Track (FT)

Summary:

The Woodbury School of Business is seeking a Professional in Residence (non-tenure track) for the Accounting department. As assigned by the Department Chair, this position will teach courses related to accounting, in particular, taxation of individuals (ACC 3400), corporations (ACC 6420), and other business entities (ACC 4400). Additional teaching will be based on professional expertise and departmental teaching needs (including, but not limited to the introductory accounting courses). Other assigned tasks may include acting as faculty advisor to one or more accounting student organizations or supervising VITA. Maintains AACSB professional and/or academic category qualifications.

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

Required Qualifications:

Graduation from an accredited institution with a Masters degree in an accounting or tax-related field is required (JD/LLM satisfies this requirement). A minimum of 5 years of recent professional accounting or tax experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Extensive knowledge of subject matter and course content of classes to be taught, instructional strategies and techniques related to tax.
  • Extensive knowledge of student management, motivation, and evaluation.
  • Extensive knowledge of the accounting profession.
  • Skills in controlling the classroom environment, engaging students in an organized way that invites learning the details and processes of business topics, especially accounting.
  • Skills in relating to students in a way that engages them with the material being taught.
  • Skills in projecting a love of learning and enthusiasm for the accounting profession.
  • Skills in public speaking.
  • Skills in advising and mentoring students.
  • Ability to organize and structure sequences of learning events and concepts so that students perceive, build, and accomplish class objectives.
  • Ability to lead class discussions, explain principles, and review pedagogical and student performance issues.
  • Ability to motivate students towards an accounting degree.
  • Ability to work effectively with people.


Preferred Qualifications:

A graduate degree from an AACSB accredited institution is preferred. 10+ years of recent professional experience including significant management and supervisory accounting or tax experience is preferred. Current CPA license is preferred.

Physical Requirements:

Sitting, standing, hearing, seeing, talking, fine hand manipulation.

Benefits Summary:

UVU offers an excellent benefits package which includes a generous leave policy, 12 paid holidays, affordable medical and dental insurance options, life and AD&D insurance, tuition waiver (undergraduate resident) for employee and dependents and substantial employer contribution to a retirement plan.

FLSA: Exempt

Pay Range: TBD

Advertisement Number: FAC02821

Open Date: 05/13/2021

Review Start Date: 05/19/2021

Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions to Applicant:

To apply, visit: https://www.uvu.jobs/postings/22521

Employment decisions are made on the basis of an applicants qualifications and ability to perform the job without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age (40 and over), disability, veteran status, pregnancy, childbirth, or pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.


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