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Part-Time Accounting Instructor (Pool)

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SMCCCD
3401 CSM Drive
San Mateo, CA
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Paid

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General Statement: College of San Mateo seeks employees who value working in a collegial, collaborative environment, guided by a commitment to helping all students achieve success. All departments strongly encourage collaboration across disciplines to create integrated, interdisciplinary learning experiences. College of San Mateo faculty are expected to be knowledgeable about, and willing to use, different learning and teaching methods as appropriate to the discipline.

Wanted: Financial Accounting instructor
Financial Accounting is a sophomore-level college class that covers the accounting cycle (general journal entries, adjusting journal entries, general ledger accounts), and the preparation of financial statements (income statement, statement of retained earnings, balance sheet and the statement of cash flows). The course also reviews each major item on the balance sheet in detail, such as cash, accounts receivables, inventory, property, plant and equipment, bonds, and common stock. Applicants should possess a bachelors or masters degree in accounting or a related subject; a minimum of five years of accounting work experience; a demonstrated ability to teach college students. A CPA license, CMA certification, or other professional certification would be helpful. Leadership and active involvement in professional societies such as the California Society of CPAs, the Institute of Management Accountants, or similar organizations would be helpful.

Wanted: Managerial Accounting instructor
Managerial Accounting is a sophomore-level college class that covers product costing, activity based costing, cost volume process analysis, budgeting and variance analysis. The course also reviews how to use accounting information for decision making. Applicants should possess a bachelors or masters degree in accounting or a related subject; a minimum of five years of accounting work experience; a demonstrated ability to teach college students. A CPA license, CMA certification, or other professional certification would be helpful. Leadership and active involvement in professional societies such as the California Society of CPAs, the Institute of Management Accountants, or similar organization would be helpful.

Wanted: Individual Income Taxes instructor
Individual Income Taxes is a sophomore-level college class that covers the preparation of Federal and California income tax returns for individuals. Topics include income tax law and the preparation of Form 1040 (Individual), Schedules A (Itemized Deductions), B (Interest and Dividends), C (Profit or Loss from a Business), D (Capital Gains and Losses), and tax credits. Students who successfully complete this course may apply to CTEC, the California Tax Education Council, to become a Registered Tax Preparer in California. This course is primarily a forms-based class designed to give students the skills to succeed as an entry-level tax preparer. The course also includes the use tax software such as Lacerte. Applicants should possess a bachelors or masters degree in accounting, taxation or a related subject; a minimum of ten years of tax preparation experience; a demonstrated ability to teach college students. A CPA license, EA license, or other professional certification would be helpful. Leadership and active involvement in professional societies such as the California Society of CPAs, the Golden Gate Chapter of Enrolled Agents, or similar organizations would be helpful.   Duties and Responsibilities: Essential functions include the following:
-Teach college-level evening courses in Financial Accounting and/or Income Tax Preparation courses during the Spring 2012 semester;
-Consult with students during regularly scheduled office and lab hours;
-Maintain expertise in current teaching methodologies and curricula; and
-Perform other professional duties as required by contract and general institutional needs.   Requirements: 1. Possession of a Master's degree in accounting or business administration with an accounting emphasis from an accredited institution OR Bachelor's degree in business with accounting emphasis or business administration with accounting emphasis or economics with accounting emphasis AND Master's in business, business education, taxation, or finance OR Bachelor's degree with a CPA license OR the equivalent.
2. Demonstrated cultural competence, sensitivity to and understanding of the diverse academic, socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, faculty, and staff.

For persons applying for this position based on Equivalence, an Application for Equivalence must accompany the application form. The official Application for Equivalence form is part of the District employment application and includes specifics about the degree, academic background, and professional achievement equivalence criteria. Additional copies of the Application for Equivalence are available on the web page and also in the SMCCCD Office of Human Resources.

Degree Equivalence: Possession of a degree(s) with similar content to those listed in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Academic Background Equivalence: Meet all of the requirements for minimum qualifications in an allied field, and twenty-four (24) semester units of both upper division and graduate work in the academic field specified in the job announcement. Transcripts required.
Professional Achievement Equivalence: Outstanding professional achievement or substantial training in the field specified in the job announcement. Preparation, experience, and ability must be equivalent to those expected from a candidate who meets minimum qualifications.   Desirable Skills and Abilities: Preference will be given to candidates who:
1. Recent successful experience in teaching or preparation to teach college-level courses in Accounting
2. Understanding and commitment to the role and purpose of the community college
3. Knowledge of the use of technology in teaching
4. Ability to use and develop teaching methods that emphasize cooperation and collaboration, and engage students actively in learning, encouraging them to become independent, creative learners with higher-order thinking skills
5. Ability to organize and explain materials in ways appropriate to students with different abilities, levels of preparation, and cultural experiences
6. Ability to develop instructional learning outcomes and to develop methods for assessing student's achievement of these outcomes
7. Ability to organize and teach both theoretical and practical applications of the subject-matter in ways appropriate to students' abilities
8. Acceptance of the division's commitment to established academic standards   EEO Statement: The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.   Benefits: Academic employees participate in the State Teachers' Retirement System (STRS), a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California or they may choose to participate in the STRS Cash Balance program or Social Security.   Required Documents: Resume/Curriculum Vitae
Cover Letter
College Transcripts   Special Instructions to Applicants: District Selection Process: Required application materials will be screened by a committee on the basis of Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in this announcement. Candi-dates for interview will be selected from among those who most closely meet the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities. Meeting the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview. As part of the interview process, candidates will be asked to give a classroom lecture/demonstration. Please note that the SMCCCD does not reimburse candidates for travel costs.

This is an ongoing application pool for Instructors that is reviewed on an as needed basis. As Instructors are needed to teach specific courses at the campuses, selections will be made from among this pool of applicants for all campuses- Skyline College, College of San Mateo, Cañada College. If you do not receive a response this could be because there is no position at a particular campus available at the present time or that the position/s have already been filled.

Your resume will remain on file for a period of three years after which we would request that you please reapply. Thank you.

Applicants with disabilities may request that special accommodations be made to complete the selection process. Request forms are available on the web page and in the Office of Human Resources.

Required Application Materials: All applicants are required to submit:
1.A completed online District application form (go to https://jobs.smccd.edu to complete the application and to apply for this position;
2.A résumé that details all relevant education, training, teaching experience (including courses taught), and other work experience;
3. Undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts (copies accepted);
4.A cover letter of no more that 3 pages addressing the Requirements and Desirable Skills and Abilities listed in the job announcement. Please also include the types of business courses you are qualified to teach (i.e. accounting, contemporary american business, business law, management, business administration, finance, marketing, etc.).

SMCCCD Office of Human Resources
3401 CSM Drive, San Mateo, CA 94402
Tel.: (650) 574-6555 Fax (650) 574-6574
Web Page: www.smccd.edu/hr  

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