Tenure Track Business Transfer Faculty

Olympic College

United States

August 15, 2021


Tenure Track Business Transfer Faculty


Bremerton Campus, WA

Job Type

Full-time Faculty


Business and Technology

Job Number



8/15/2021 11:59 PM Pacific

  • Description
  • Benefits
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  • Description

    Priority consideration given to applications received by August 15, 2021.

    Olympic College seeks faculty who are dedicated to student-centered learning and to fostering an equitable and inclusive educational environment. A member of the Achieving the Dream Network, the College is committed to advancing excellence by leading with racial equity, in order to maximize student potential across all populations, including racial, ethnic, socioeconomic, sexual identity, gender identity, and differing ability. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a track record of employing culturally-responsive pedagogy, utilizing disaggregated data to guide instruction, and teaching and mentoring minoritized student populations.

    Olympic College enrolls a racially and socioeconomically diverse student body of approximately 10,500 students annually. Among them, 4% are African American, 5% Latinx, 1% are Native American/Alaska Native, 1% are Pacific Islander, 7 % are Asian, 62% are White, and 15% are multiracial. A comprehensive community college, we offer instruction in Basic Studies to include awarding a high school diploma, GED preparation, and English to Speakers of Other Languages; academic transfer and workforce education degrees and certificates; four applied baccalaureate degrees, and community education in our two-county region.

    Job Summary

    Olympic College is recruiting a full-time, tenure track faculty to join the Business Transfer discipline, in the Business and Technology Division. The team of three full-time and 3-5 adjunct faculty work collaboratively to offer the Associate in Business Direct Transfer Degree. Core business classes include a three-quarter college-level accounting series, Macro and Microeconomics, Business Statistics, Business Law, and Introduction to Business.

    Essential Functions

  • Teach a combination of core business classes, to include accounting;
  • Teach evening, distance, and branch campus courses when required;

  • Provide quality teaching including related preparation, grading, and record keeping;

  • Provide class syllabi to students enrolled in classes by the first day of classes and to the division office as requested;
  • Identify individual learning needs of students and make appropriate adjustments in learning environments and activities;
  • Provide student advising for career/academic pathways, mentoring, and support;
  • Contribute to the assessment of student learning outcomes annually;
  • Punctual communication with students, faculty, staff and administrators;
  • Maintain physical office hours for student consultation;
  • Participate in department and division meetings;

  • Serve on appropriate college and community committees;

  • Facilitate partnerships with four-year institutions to increase and nurture transfer agreements;
  • Collaborate with professional technical accounting faculty to develop streamlined professional technical and college accounting course offerings;

  • Perform other related duties as assigned and/or required.

  • Qualifications

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in Business, Accounting or a related field
  • Certified Public Accountant license
  • Successful college teaching experience
  • Competent using technology
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Three years professional experience in a business or finance organization
  • Competency-based curriculum development experience

  • Experience teaching online

  • Successful Applicant will be able to

  • Impart excitement and enthusiasm towards course content and the educational experience;
  • Use a variety of methods and modes of instruction to ensure student success;

  • Demonstrate a commitment to teach students with little or no background, as well as the experienced student desiring to further their career;

  • Utilize a variety of assessment activities to evaluate student learning and achievement;

  • Demonstrate success working with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural and socio-economic backgrounds as well as military veterans;

  • Support diversity in higher education through application of culturally responsive teaching pedagogies and the use of diverse resources/voices, as well as by contributing through actions;
  • Foster a climate of multi-cultural understanding and appreciation;
  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to the Olympic College mission, diversity, and a learning-centered climate;
  • Demonstrate success incorporating accessibility and special needs accommodations via course materials and classroom activities;
  • Communicate effectively both orally and in writing in the classroom and with other professionals to maintain effective and positive working relationships;
  • Collaborate successfully with faculty, staff, and students as part of an educational team;
  • Incorporate the use of technology in the delivery of course content and services, including use of the College approved learning management system.
  • Additional Information

    Conditions of Employment

  • Successful completion of a criminal history background check
  • Terms of Employment These are full-time tenure track faculty positions contracted on an annual basis. Placement on the faculty salary schedule will be commensurate with educational background and experience. The salary will be prorated to reflect the actual contract days remaining in the academic year. A collective bargaining agreement exists, and this position is covered by the Association for Higher Education (AHE). Flexibility is required to meet the needs of the department. Application Process Application materials must be submitted online. Complete application packages must include the following:

  • Olympic College Online Application
  • Cover Letter
  • CV/Resume
  • Unofficial transcript(s). Official transcripts will be required of the successful candidate.
  • Two recent professional Letters of Recommendation
  • Suggested Materials

  • Syllabi from relevant recent courses taught.
  • All application materials become the property of Olympic College.

    For technical support, contact NEOGOV


    6 am and 6 pm Pacific Time, Monday - Friday.

    Olympic College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

    Benefits include vacation, sick leave; medical, dental, life and long-term disability insurance; retirement; and tuition waiver.


    Do you have a Master's Degree with major study in Business, Accounting, or closely related?

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    Do you have a Certified Public Accountant license?

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    Do you possess experience teaching at the college level?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Do you have experience using technology to assist in instruction?

  • Yes
  • No
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    Describe in 500 words or less, prior, current, and/or potential contributions to teaching and service, describing how they align with the division and College's commitment to fostering an equitable and inclusive learning environment.


    I understand that Washington state law (RCW 28B.112) requires applicants for employment in positions likely to involve direct ongoing contact with students in a supervisory role or position of authority to complete and sign a sexual misconduct declaration. Should I become a finalist for such a position at the College, I understand that I will be required to execute a declaration:(a) Disclosing whether I have been the subject of any substantiated findings of sexual misconduct in any current or former employment and whether I am currently being investigated for, or have left a position during an investigation into, a violation of any sexual misconduct policy at the my current and past employers, and, if so, providing an explanation regarding the situation; (b) Authorizing my current and past employers to disclose to the College any sexual misconduct I committed and to make available to the College copies of all documents in their personnel, investigative, or other files relating to any sexual misconduct, including sexual harassment, they determined I committed; and (c) Releasing my current and past employers, and employees acting on behalf of those employers, from any liability for providing information described in subsection (b). For purposes of this declaration, sexual misconduct includes, but is not limited to, unwelcome sexual contact, unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, other unwelcome verbal, nonverbal, electronic, or physical conduct of a sexual nature, sexual harassment, and any misconduct of a sexual nature that is in violation of a postsecondary educational institution's policies or has been determined to constitute sex discrimination pursuant to state or federal law.

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    Olympic College


     1600 Chester Avenue

    Bremerton, Washington, 98337



    (360) 475-7221


     https:// www. olympic.edu

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