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Accounting Adjunct Instructor

at The Culinary Institute of America

Posted: 10/3/2019
Job Status: Part Time
Job Reference #: fe1d5502-3462-49b7-8df1-4a463b6ecd86

Job Description

Culinary Institute of America adjunct faculty members are responsible for teaching students high standard of professionalism. The responsibilities of the position include but are not limited to: teaching and evaluating students. Adjunct faculty members also maintain office hours, assist students who are having difficulty with studies, and honor college policies. 

Financial Accounting (3 credits)
This course provides an introduction to accounting theory and concepts that will lay the foundation for the preparation of financial statements. Students will learn how to record, process, and summarize financial transactions. Emphasis is placed on the preparation of the income statement, balance sheet, statement of owner’s equity, and statement of cash flows for a sole proprietorship, partnership, and corporation. This course includes an interactive component using accounting software to reinforce the concepts discussed. Prerequisite(s): Principles of Menus and Managing Profitability in Foodservice Operations (MGMT-250) or Introduction to Food and Beverage Management (HMFB-110).

Managerial Accounting (3 credits)
This course involves the interpretation and analysis of financial reports used in business organizations. It covers various topics such as implementing internal controls, budgeting, conducting break-even analysis, and performing financial statement analysis. Emphasis is placed on how management uses financial data to support business decisions related to the hospitality industry. Prerequisite(s): Financial Accounting (MGMT-115).

 

* All courses are classroom-based at our Hyde Park, NY campus in the mid-Hudson Valley. The candidate must be able to travel to campus for each class session. 

 

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

•  Prepare daily lesson plans for classes and teach classes as requested and scheduled, in a manner consistent with the philosophy, policies, and guidelines of the institute.
•  Works individually as an advisor for students who may need extra help, who have questions about course information, who want career guidance, or who need assistance in their studies.
•  Provide regular and constructive feedback to students in an objective, consistent, and timely manner; evaluates and documents student performance using established methods and criteria; files course grades consistently and without prejudice.
•  Evaluate and document student performance using established methods and criteria.
•  File course grades promptly within the specific time frame allowed.
•  Compile and present instructional material at scheduled times and places in accordance with the College Catalog descriptions, course syllabi and outlines and class schedules as assigned.
•  Utilize the established syllabus and textbook(s) for the course being taught
•  Maintain record of student attendance, student progress, and grade distributions.
•  Maintain discipline and order during instructional activities.
•  Communicate through appropriate channels.
•  Enforce sanitation principles (appropriate to particular teaching assignment), attendance policies, Institute’s Professionalism, Uniform, and Hygiene Policy, and other academic policies.
•  Supports the mission and policies of the Institute as well as the overall strategic direction of the Department of Continuing Education.
•  Assume responsibility for equipment and facilities of the classroom.
•  Performs duties common to all Culinary Institute employees and other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education:
• Masters Degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
• PhD in area specialization
• Experience with Moodle or similar education software
• 1 year college level teaching experience

 

REQUIRED SKILLS
• Strong interpersonal skills; excellent verbal and written communication skills; ability to effectively work with multiple teams across the organization.
• Ability to use sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive student issues with confidentiality and discretion.
• Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills required. 
• Strong computer experience, which must include abilities to work effectively with MS Office suite products, i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 
• Strong customer service skills.
• Moderate to strong organizational skills, detail oriented and thorough. 
• Ability to work independently or in a team environment, and maintain collaborative relationships with all members of faculty and administration.
• Must have an excellent and welcoming presence in front of guests and employees. Moderate to strong presentation skills are required.

 

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