Adjunct Instructor of Accounting

Carson-Newman University is a Christian, liberal arts-based University built upon the Lordship of Jesus Christ as evidenced historically and revealed in the Scriptures.  

Job Title:​ Adjunct Instructor of Accounting​​​​​​​​

Department: College of Professional Studies: BBA​​​​

Reports To: ​Dean of College of Professional Studies​​​​

Location: Satellite Campus

FLSA Status: Exempt

Time Requirements: 10-15 teaching hours per week​​​

Supervisory Responsibilities: None​  

Summary Description: The adjunct instructor will deliver instruction in the area of accounting for students enrolled in online and/or hybrid courses offered through the College of Professional Studies at the Carson-Newman Nashville Center.  The position requires a significant amount of contact with students. The employee must be outgoing, friendly, and work well in a variety of situations. Must maintain professionalism and confidentiality when dealing with sensitive student matters. 

Essential Functions

• As an intentionally Christian academic community, Christian employees are hired to advance the mission of Carson-Newman as expressed in our strategic plan,Acorns to Oaks.

1. Teach assigned classes in accordance with learning objectives and course development specified by the College of Professional Studies

2. Provide constructive, timely and encouraging feedback for students as they progress.

3. Maintain grades and submit grades at mid-term and end-of-term.

4. Compile and remit programmatic assessment data as needed

Education:  A master’s degree with a minimum of 18 graduate hours in accounting.  Terminal degree in business or related field preferred.

Experience:   A minimum of 1 year teaching experience preferred. 

Required Skills: Significant ability to utilize Canvas and MS Office 

Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


General Information:  This description is designed to describe the general nature of the job and is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills and duties. It is the responsibility of the supervisor for this position to formally outline in writing any performance expectations including specific duties for which the employee assigned to this position will be held accountable in terms of performance evaluation.

Employee Expectations:  The University expects all employees to conduct themselves in a manner that is appropriate for a Christian institution and to be worthy examples in moral conduct and behavior for the students of the University and fellow employees.