Accounting Assistant Professor (Tenure Track)

Posting Number: F00983

Location: Diablo Valley College


Description of Position:

Diablo Valley College inspires, educates, and empowers a diverse community of students to transform their lives and their communities. DVC instructors close equity gaps by fostering success among all students. To help further this work, DVC seeks a tenure-track Business Accounting Professor to start in Business Administration Department.

We are looking for a colleague who demonstrate discipline expertise and shows sensitivity to, and understanding of, the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, ethnic backgrounds and abilities of community college students.

We are looking for instructors who share a strong commitment to social and racial justice, and who use or are inspired to use anti-racist pedagogies that close equity gaps by recognizing, understanding, and respecting the perspectives of all students.

We strongly encourage those with historically marginalized and/or underrepresented identities to apply, including people of color, non-binary and transgender individuals, women, and Indigenous people.

The successful applicant will be well qualified to offer courses in the area of Business Accounting. Topics include, but are not limited to, Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Accounting Ethics, Financial Statement Analysis, Taxation, QuickBooks, Government, and Non-Profit Accounting. Active CPA status and experience in public accounting is also desirable.


If you have questions email the DVC Office of Instruction at: sturnquist@4cd.edu

Position Status: Tenure- Track

EEO Job Category: Faculty & Other Instructional Staff

Employee Group: Full-Time Faculty

Department: D3600-Business Administration

Duties and Responsibilities:

In addition to contractual duties, all full-time faculty are expected to participate actively in their disciplines, department activities, and the general intellectual life and governance of the college. Part of the teaching assignment may be in the evening and/or online. Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
1. advancing equitable student learning through dedicated, exemplary instruction in accordance with established course outlines;
2. participating in the assessment of student learning outcomes for courses and programs; developing and implementing student learning outcomes assessment processes for courses and programs;
3. collaborating in the development and revision of curriculum and in program review;
4. engaging in department program improvement initiatives;
5. participating in department, division, and college committees;
6. participating in professional development activities, both departmental and college-wide;
7. maintaining current knowledge in the subject matter area and effective teaching/ learning strategies;
8. maintaining appropriate standards of professional conduct and ethics;
9. informing students of course requirements, evaluation procedures and attendance requirements;
10. preparing and grading class assignments and examinations and informing students of their academic progress;
11. maintaining attendance, scholastic, and personnel records and submitting them according to published deadlines;
12. posting and holding sufficient and regular office hours in accordance with prevailing policy;
13. participating in College’s shared governance processes.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience:

Understanding of and sensitivity to the diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural, sexual orientation and ethnic backgrounds of community college students, staff and faculty.

The applicant must possess one of the following qualifications (earned degrees must be from an accredited college/university) per California Code of Regulations 53410.1:

Master’s in accountancy or business administration with accounting concentration


Bachelor’s in business with accounting emphasis, or business administration with accounting emphasis or economics with an accounting emphasis
Master’s in business, business administration, business education, economics, taxation, finance, or the equivalent;

(NOTE: A bachelor’s degree in accountancy or business administration with an accounting concentration, with an active CPA license is an alternative qualification for this discipline.)


The equivalent.

If you do not possess the EXACT minimum qualifications (i.e. you do not possess the exact degree listed) and believe that you meet the minimum qualifications via equivalency, please fill out the equivalency petition form in the document section of the online application. Additionally, if you are unsure that you meet the minimum qualifications, please fill out the equivalency petition. The https://www.4cd.edu/career/forms/equivalency-application/Academic%20Position%20Application%20-%20Masters%20Degree%20Discipline%20Equivalency%20Form.pdf

Desirable Qualifications:

Highly qualified candidates will possess knowledge, skills, and experience that address the desirable qualifications below. Please use your cover letter, CV/resume and the supplemental questions to address all the minimum and desirable qualifications. Responses to the supplemental questions below allow the applicant to describe how they meet these qualifications.

1. Demonstrated enthusiasm for and commitment to student learning and success, as well as ability to motivate and teach community college students of diverse ethnic backgrounds, cultures, disabilities, genders, preparation, learning styles, and educational and career goals
2. Demonstrated background in and ability to teach upper-level and CPA review accounting courses.
3. Demonstrated work experience in accounting and business-related fields.
4. Proficiency and/or experience with technology in and out of the classroom.

5. Ability to assume faculty responsibilities beyond the classroom in a shared governance environment, including committee membership, student club advising, and administrative department duties.

Job Open Date: 04/28/2023

Job Close Date: 8/4/2023

Open Until Filled: No

Employment Begins: January 2024

# of Months: 10

To apply, visit: https://apptrkr.com/4144489

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.

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