Accounting Instructor

$47,701 - $67,701 yearly
  • Tohono O'odham Community College
  • S-cuk Du'ag Mascamakud "Main Campus"
  • May 13, 2024
Full time Education

Job Description

Job Title: Accounting Instructor

Reports To: Academic Dean

Status: Full-time/Regular

Salary: $47,701 - $67,101 DOE


SUMMARY: Tohono O’odham Community College is seeking a qualified and passionate Accounting Instructor to join our dynamic faculty team in the Education Department. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in accounting, a commitment to student success, and the ability to create an engaging learning environment. This is a full-time faculty position with responsibilities including course instruction in person, online, and through video conference (Zoom), curriculum development, student mentoring, and active participation in college activities. Participation in the faculty senate and committee work is required. Assignments may include evening and weekend classes in any of the mentioned modalities. Instructor will support the T-So:son (Our Core Values) including T-Wohocudadag – Our Beliefs, T-Apedag – Our Well-Being, T-Pi:k Elida – Our Deepest Respect and I-We:mta – Working Together.


  • Develop and deliver high-quality lectures, presentations, and practical exercises in accounting courses.
  • Foster an inclusive and interactive learning environment that encourages student participation and critical thinking.
  • Contribute to the development to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business, enhance the accounting curriculum, and ensure alignment with industry standards and educational goals.
  • Design and administer fair and comprehensive assessments to evaluate student understanding and progress by providing constructive feedback to students to encourage continuous improvement and academic success.
  • Serve as an academic advisor to students, offering guidance on academic and career-related matters.
  • Teach 15 semester hour credits each semester.
  • Maintain currency in industry trends, accounting standards, and educational best practices.
  • Facilitate study sessions, workshops and advising meetings with students to include conducting office hours.
  • Participate in meetings, committees, and in other college and community activities.
  • Prepare and submit timely grade reports on student performance as scheduled or required.
  • Participate in workshops, conferences, and training sessions to enhance teaching skills and knowledge.
  • Perform other related duties.



Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in accounting or a related field.
  • At least two years of relevant teaching experience, preferably at the higher education level.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.


Additional Consideration May Be Given to Individuals with the Following Qualifications:

  • Professional certification (e.g., CPA) is highly desirable.
  • Commitment to fostering a diverse and inclusive learning environment.
  • Ability to engage and motivate students in the learning process.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the historical and contemporary issues facing Native peoples.
  • Three to five years of relevant instructional experience in a higher education environment.



  • Valid Arizona Driver’s license with no DUI's or major traffic offenses within the past two years.
  • Must successfully pass a background check and fingerprint clearance.



  • Integrate relevant case studies, real-world examples, and emerging trends in accounting into course materials.
  • Currency in instructional methodologies.
  • Research methods.
  • Advising processes and practices.
  • Curriculum development.



  • Utilize diverse teaching methodologies to accommodate various learning styles and enhance student comprehension.
  • Advise students in setting academic goals and developing study plans to enhance their overall learning experience.
  • Technologically competent in use of computers, software, and ability to learn to deliver online classes.
  • Evaluate student performance.
  • Advise students.
  • Interpersonal communication skills as applied to coworkers, supervisor, and the general public.