Human Resources at Washburn University seeks candidates for Technical Instructor, Business, Bookkeeping, Accounting at Washburn Institute of Technology (Washburn Tech). This position reports to the Associate Dean of Instruction. Work schedule is Monday through Friday from August 1st through the end of classes in May. The employee will teach a combination of office software including but not limited to word processing and spreadsheets applications. The curriculum also includes an introduction to accounting and bookkeeping that prepares students for entry-level bookkeeping positions. The incumbent will be expected to provide a positive role model for students and maintain a positive learning environment.
Participate in curriculum development, organization, implementation, evaluation and modification for the program, adhering to state and/or national program-specific standards for performance, measurement and competencies.
Develop course objectives, content and lesson plans, using aligned curriculum (as available) and tasks, drawing upon knowledge and skill in computer software. Select and maintain appropriate materials, audiovisuals and equipment to enhance student education.
Direct, guide and evaluate student performance.
Maintain records of student progress; prepare and submit required reports in a timely manner.
Advise and counsel program students regarding their progress toward program completion.
Actively participate in professional organizations, attend seminars, conferences and workshops to enhance and improve instructional effectiveness and maintain an awareness of current issues and developments in the program field.
Work with other teachers in the program to identify and recruit advisory committee members who can provide consultation and advice relative to the direction and development of the program.
Develop and maintain working relationships and constructive interaction with other teachers and personnel of the school, cooperating agencies and community groups, and with program-specific business and industry.
Collect and provide documentation as directed to support reporting, program evaluation, etc.
Participate in promotional activities designed to inform the public about training and education opportunities at Washburn Tech.
Develop online modules for courses and offer courses in non-traditional formats and times, including nights, weekends and summers.
Perform all other functions as assigned.
REQUIRED: Bachelor's degree in Business or Accounting and 2 years of full-time related work experience, or 4,000 hours of part-time experience. Ability to move and maneuver equipment and materials weighing as much as 50 pounds.
PREFERRED: Master's degree. 2 years of teaching experience at the post-secondary level.
Submit a letter of interest, resume, Resume Supplement for Washburn Institute of Technology Teaching Positions, copy of official college transcript(s), and names and phone numbers of three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org or to Washburn University Human Resources, 263 Morgan Hall, 1700 SW College, Topeka, Kansas 66621. Review of applications will begin December 9, 2013, and continue until a suitably qualified candidate has been identified. Salary is low to mid $30K commensurate with qualifications. Excellent fringe benefits package. Employment at Washburn University and Washburn Tech may be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a background check.
TO ENRICH EDUCATION THROUGH DIVERSITY, WASHBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. CANDIDATES FROM UNDER-REPRESENTED GROUPS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.