Adjunct Instructor of Finance

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 Finance

Department: College of Professional Studies

Reports To: Dean of College of Professional Studies

FLSA Status:    Exempt

Time Requirements: 10-15 teaching hours per week  

Summary Description: The adjunct instructor will deliver instruction in the area of finance for students enrolled in online courses offered through the College of Professional Studies.

Essential Functions: 

  1. 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.
  2. Teach assigned classes in accordance with learning objectives and course development specified by the College of Professional Studies
  3. Provide constructive, timely and encouraging feedback for students as they progress.
  4. Maintain grades and submit grades at mid-term and end-of-term.
  5. Compile and remit programmatic assessment data as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A  

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

Experience:   A minimum of 1 year teaching experience required with a preference for experience in online teaching and course development

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.

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.

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.