Provide the expertise and knowledge that support the college curriculum and
programs. Establish courses following accepted higher education standards,
teach students using a variety of effective methodologies and provide
engagement and support activities that encourage student learning. The role of
the Instructional Faculty encompasses teaching and learning, academic
advising, professional development and institutional and community service.
Faculty is expected to teach a full load each semester as defined in the
Faculty Workload Guidelines. Demonstrate expertise and experience in classroom
teaching. Faculty may be required to teach at various locations in the
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties
may be assigned.
a. Demonstrate skill and/or knowledge in teaching discipline;
b. Make continuous efforts to improve the quality of instruction by
reviewing and utilizing innovative methodologies, techniques, and delivery
c. Develop and use a syllabus for each course or laboratory within college,
discipline, and departmental guidelines and submit one copy to the
d. Plan, develop, and use a variety of innovative teaching methods and
materials that assist students in meeting course objectives/learning
outcomes and which are appropriate for students with differing educational
and experiential backgrounds and learning styles;
e. Evaluate students to measure their progress toward achievement of stated
course objectives/learning outcomes and inform them of their progress in the
course in a timely manner;
f. Keep accurate student records and submit related reports and forms within
g. Review, evaluate, and recommend student textbooks and learning materials;
h. Teach courses at a variety of times and locations in response to
institutional and program/discipline needs;
i. Use equipment and facilities responsibly and courteously. Where
appropriate, assist the chair with the routine maintenance of instructional
j. Demonstrate competence and interest in the use of technology in the
classroom and willingness to explore new instructional methodologies.
k. Should submit all grades, attendance rosters, or any other required items
at the stipulated time.
2. Academic Advising:
a. Maintain professional relationships with students, colleagues, and the
b. Provide access to students through posted office hours, electronic
communication, and other appropriate methods. Provide advice and assistance
to students regarding instructional or program-specific issues;
c. Make presentations on a particular academic field or program - its
subject matter, objectives, opportunities for further study (transfer
opportunities), and opportunities for work (co-ops, part-time, work-
study) and careers, special clubs and activities available, support
services, scholarships, etc.;
d. Faculty members (may) provide information and assistance to individuals
who maintain a web site related to assigned program; and
e. Work with Chair/Program Director to take on appropriate academic advising
activities as needed by the College and Department. (For examples, please
refer to the HCC Faculty Workload Guidelines).
3. Professional Development:
a. Establish annual objectives for professional growth in consultation with
the department chair;
b. Keep pace with developments in the discipline;
c. Learn and apply innovative technologies that support student learning and
d. Participate in the evaluation process for self, department, and college.
4. Institutional and Community Service:
a. Works collaboratively with HCC engineering technology programs;
b. Assist in bringing ABET accreditation to HCC and to help insure quality
in course offerings consistent with ABET standards;
c. Work collaboratively with the West Houston Center Director in the
coordination of conferences, meetings, workshops, and outreach activities in
science, technology, engineering, and mathematics;
d. Participate in scheduled institutional service activities including
opening week events, conference days, and commencement exercises, graduation
e. Participate in discipline committee or program meetings and activities;
f. Actively participate in department, college or system meetings and/ or
g. Be familiar with and adhere to all policies and procedures of HCCS;
h. Participate in college-related activities such as student activities,
selection of faculty, community education, recruitment of students, and/or
I. Participate in business and/or student activities and/or community
activities that foster goodwill and promote the mission of HCCS;
j. Participate in activities required to maintain program and college
k. Participate in the HCCS planning process by assisting in the formulation
of departmental objectives and goals and in establishing budget priorities;
l. Review, evaluate, and revise program curricula and practices to assure
compliance with professional standards, state-mandated guidelines and
requirements of business/ industry, and higher education; and
m. Assist in the articulation of courses and programs with secondary and
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform the
essential duties and responsibilities listed above. The qualifications listed
below are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills,
and/or abilities required.
Master's degree from an accredited institution is required (official
transcript(s) conferring degree must accompany the application). Must have
completed at least eighteen (18) graduate hours in Accounting.
Certified Public Accountant (CPA) license is preferred; the CPA license is
required if teaching CPA courses.
Three (3) years of non-teaching experience in accounting are required.
A completed "Verification of Relevant Work Experience" form must accompany the
One (1) year of teaching experience at the college level is preferred.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
1. Able to teach all accounting courses and possess a working knowledge of
multimedia instructional systems
2. Knowledge of computers used in support of Accounting Programs and/or
experience in conducting accounting seminars
3. Possess the ability to work in a diverse work environment
4. Willing and able to teach day or evening classes at a number of sites
around the city
5. Knowledge and skill in a variety of computer usage and software are
6. Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate
effectively with a diverse professional, community, and student population
7. Possess good organizational and planning skills
8. Demonstrate sensitivity to students with diverse academic, socio-
economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds and students with disabilities.
9. Demonstrated ability to inspire and motivate students in a learning-
10. Self-disciplined and able to effectively manage others
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only
duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will
be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any
other job-related duties requested by their supervisor.
This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and
changes in responsibilities.
Houston Community College (HCC) is an open-admission, public institution of
higher education offering a high-quality, affordable education for academic
advancement, workforce training, career development and lifelong learning to
prepare individuals in our diverse communities for life and work in a global
and technological society. We're proud to say that 98 percent of our graduates
step into a job in their field of study immediately upon graduation. One of
the largest community colleges in the nation, HCC has served the Greater
Houston area for over four decades. Accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools, and the Schools Commission on Colleges, we offer 300+
associate degree and certificate programs to 75,000+ students across 13
Centers of Excellence and online each semester. We are proud to be No.1 among
all community colleges in the nation in providing associate degrees to
minorities and No.1 in educating international students, with 10.4 percent of
our student population from outside the USA. Our vision is to become the
Employer of Choice in support of our mission for Student Success by
attracting, retaining and motivating the best employees.
Some of the brightest minds in academics and business are choosing HCC as
their teaching home. When you join our talented faculty team, you'll play a
special role as teacher, mentor and academic advisor. We'll support you in
your professional development as you contribute your knowledge and expertise
to HCC, our students and the community.
You: Innovator. Pacesetter. Agent of change. If you're a tech savvy, process
improvement-focused Student Champion with a talent for developing partnerships
with communities and individuals, we're looking for you.
Highlights: We are currently seeking an exceptional individual who will
advance the institution's proud tradition of excellence in academics, student
life and community service.
Next steps: If you always have the student experience in the forefront of your
planning and execution, if you're a collaborator, an innovator and a person
who gets things done, apply today!
Houston is a city with limitless possibilities:
Fourth-largest city in the U.S. and home to 54 Fortune 500 companies,
second only to New York City's 55.
Approximately 145 languages are spoken here.
Overall after-taxes living costs are 5.6 percent below the average for all
308 urban areas recently surveyed.
Houston is a major-league sports town, and don't forget the annual Houston
Livestock Show & Rodeo.
The weather is great! Mild winters ensure that outdoor activities can be
World-renowned medical care. The Houston metro area has long been known
for its first-rate healthcare system, with many Houston area hospitals
consistently ranking among the nation's top institutions.
With over 150 museums and cultural institutions in the Greater Houston
area, museums are a large part of Houston's cultural scene.
Houston is the Culture & Culinary Capital of Texas with more than 7,500
restaurants and eating establishments covering 60+ cuisines.
If this sounds like the role for you and you're ready to join an amazing team,
please apply right away.
Houston Community College does not discriminate on the bases of race, color,
religion, sex, gender identity and gender expression, national origin, age,
disability, sexual orientation or veteran's status. The following person has
been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies
David Cross, Director EEO/Compliance, Title IX CoordinatorOffice of Institutional Equity
PO Box 667517
Houston TX, 77266
713 718.8271 or Institutional.Equity@hccs.edu
HCC values its employees and their contributions, promotes opportunities for
their professional growth and development, and provides a positive working and
learning environment that encourages diversity, innovation and creativity, and
Individuals with disabilities, who require special accommodations to
interview, should contact (713) 718-8565.