Instructor/Assistant Professor of Business

$66,497 - $87,846 yearly
  • Ilisagvik College
  • 100 Stevenson Street, Utqiagvik, AK, USA
  • Apr 30, 2024
Full time Accounting Business Development Education

Job Description

REPORTS TO: Dean of Academic Affairs

WORK SCHEDULE: Monday through Friday 8:30pm - 5:00pm

COMPENSATION: $66,496.54 - $87,845.73/year (DOE) + Benefits, Exempt, Faculty Position

CLOSING DATE: Until Filled

Iḷisaġvik College is rooted in the ancestral homeland of the Iñupiat. As an institution, we are “Unapologetically Iñupiaq.” This means exercising the sovereign inherent freedom to educate our community through and supported by our Iñupiaq worldview, values, knowledge, and protocols. The Iñupiaq way of life is woven into our curriculum, programs, activities, and daily interactions within Iḷisaġvik College and our community partners.

SUMMARY OF POSITION: The Instructor/Assistant Professor of Business is responsible for developing and teaching courses in the Business Program at the Associate and Bachelor degree levels.


  • Prepare and develop curricular and instructional materials as needed to ensure course content, instructional methods, learning activities, assessment/evaluation products, and mode(s) of delivery remain current according to best practices in the field of study while addressing institutional needs. Participate in continuing professional development to support the above.
  • Individualize approach to instruction to accommodate students at different academic levels and employing different cultural frameworks within the same class session. Instruction may take place via direct instruction, cooperative learning, internship, apprenticeship, distance delivery, interactive computer-based instruction, and/or other modes, as needed and appropriate.
  • Serves as academic advisor to program-active students.
  • Evaluates student performance and submits appropriate grades and reports, as required.
  • Collaborate with academic peers, the Dean of Academic Affairs Office, and other College  Departments/divisions (as needed) with instructional (e.g., curriculum, materials, assessment/evaluation tools), curricular (e.g., program review and revision), and institutional development (e.g., accreditation).
  • Completes annual degree and program assessments and data collection necessary to remain compliant with accreditation standards.
  • Actively participates on Iḷisaġvik College committees and task forces, activities, curriculum planning, professional development, and assisting in the budgeting of assigned programs, and others.
  • Participates in professional development, as appropriate.
  • Completes reports and presentations, and attends meetings and special events, as required.
  • Travels occasionally as required for professional development or student recruitment.
  • Maintains office hours, as required.
  • Contributes toward the attainment of the goals and mission of the College.
  • Comply with College policies, procedures, and administrative directives, as well as state, federal, and local laws, regulations, and ordinances.
  • Complete tasks commonly associated with faculty status (e.g., timely grade submission, regular office hours) as well as other related duties as assigned.


  • Experience in curriculum development.
  • Experience with distance delivery.
  • Experience working in rural or isolated environments.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Proficient in computer software, including Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with multimodal delivery. 
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.  
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and relationship building skills. 
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment background check. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge in one or more of the following areas: post-secondary educational systems, North Slope Borough [NSB] institutions and organizations; Iñupiat culture, language, values, and traditions.
  • Ability to interpret and represent North Slope community values, customs, and beliefs for the College.
  • Ability to interpret and represent College actions and western institutions to the North Slope community.
  • Ability to support Iḷisaġvik College’s mission.


  • Masters in appropriate, related discipline, or equivalent qualification (e.g., CPA, CFA).
  • One Year of related professional industry or post-secondary level teaching experience.


  • Doctorate (PhD, DBA) in a business or other appropriate related discipline.
  • Two years of post-secondary teaching experience
  • Valid driver’s license.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, controls, and reach with hands and arms. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk and hear; The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance, and may occasionally drive a vehicle. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS: The environmental conditions described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions and the employee is regularly required to work indoors with a usually moderate noise level in the work environment.



Leave - 8 days of Personal Leave and paid Summer and Winter Admin Leave.

Retirement - Iḷisaġvik College is a public employer whose employees contribute to the State of Alaska, Public Employees Retirement System.

Health Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College is self-insured and Meritain Health is the health insurance third party administrator. Iḷisaġvik College offers health insurance to our employees with a no cost premium, and $50/pay period for each additional dependent and a low cost annual deductible of $200 for employee only and $600 for family.

Life Insurance - Iḷisaġvik College offers Life Insurance and Accidental Death & Dismemberment coverage through Guardian Life to employees at no cost to the employee in the amount of $100,000/per benefit.

Additional supplemental or voluntary retirement, life insurance, disability benefits offered. 

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IỊisaġvik College is a Drug Free Work Place and Equal Opportunity Employer