Instructor in Accounting and Coordinator for Accreditation, Assessment, and Program Analytics

University of Oklahoma

University of Oklahoma - Norma, OKlahoma

Job posting number: #7125355 (Ref:if111742)

Posted: February 17, 2023

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

The John T. Steed School of Accounting in the Michael F. Price College of Business at the University of Oklahoma invites applications for a full-time position as Instructor in Accounting beginning August 2023. Additional administrative roles potentially included with this position include assisting the School of Accounting and Price College with Accreditation, Assessment, and Program Analytics. This is a renewable fixed-term (non-tenure track) position.

We are seeking candidates committed to teaching excellence and innovation and motivated to serve in an administrative leadership role as part of a supportive faculty. Candidates with interest in all areas of accounting will be considered, but we specifically seek candidates who can teach Internal Audit in our Master of Accountancy program, as well as other undergraduate or graduate courses as assigned. The usual teaching load for instructors is eight courses per year, but this will be reduced for candidates serving in administrative roles.


Administrative roles may include the following:

  • Accreditation: completing annual ACCSB surveys, assisting with the Continuous Improvement Review reports, and executing a plan for the School of Accounting’s and College’s AACSB accreditation visit every five years. The next visit is scheduled for Spring 2025. The College will provide resources and opportunities to attend AACSB training.
  • Assessment: working with OU’s Office of Academic Assessment to coordinate assessment for College programs. This includes ensuring each program director develops an assessment and assurance of learning plan involving student learning outcomes, revises the assessment plan as program needs change, assesses student performance, and submits a report each year to remain in compliance with university assessment and AACSB standards.
  • Program Analytics: working with the college administration and other faculty leaders and staff to gather, process, and analyze data to help achieve the College’s strategic goals. This includes working with the Senior Associate Deans to identify appropriate rankings reports in which to participate and compiling data to submit rankings information as well as working with the Dean or Senior Associate Deans on special projects to gather data to help understand issues of critical importance to the College, such as faculty development, student experience, student outcomes, projected enrollment in various programs, resource needs, etc.


The University of Oklahoma (OU) is a Carnegie-R1 comprehensive public research university known for excellence in teaching, research, and community engagement, serving the educational, cultural, economic and healthcare needs of the state, region, and nation from three campuses: Norman, Health Sciences Center in Oklahoma City and the Schusterman Center in Tulsa. OU enrolls over 30,000 students and has more than 2700 full-time faculty members in 21 colleges. The primary campus is in Norman, which is a culturally rich and vibrant town located just outside of Oklahoma City and less than three hours from Dallas/Ft. Worth. With outstanding schools, extensive community activities, nearby urban amenities, and a low cost of living, Norman is a perennial contender in “Best Places to Live” rankings.  For more information about OU or life in Norman, see:


A graduate degree in accounting or a business-related discipline or professional credentials (i.e., CPA, CIA, etc.) and significant experience; experience or strong interest in teaching; experience with or interest in administrative leadership in accreditation and assessment; competency in data analytics, basic statistics, and survey tools such as Qualtrics; excellence in written and oral communication.


Candidates will be evaluated based on their relevant accounting-related experience, fit and experience in area of departmental teaching needs, and interest in accreditation and assessment.


Qualified individuals may apply at Application materials should include a current resume, past evidence of effective teaching (if applicable), and contact info for at least two professional references.


Questions regarding the search may be submitted to Karen Hennes ([email protected]), Director of the Steed School of Accounting. Screening of applications will begin immediately, but applications will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.


The Price College of Business at OU continues to flourish in a period of growth and expansion. The Price College of Business is AACSB-accredited with approximately 5,000 undergraduate, 700 master’s, and 35 doctoral students, and the Steed School of Accounting is separately accredited by the AACSB with approximately 550 accounting undergraduates, 250 MAcc students (residential and online), and 12 doctoral students.  The School’s undergraduate and master’s programs have been ranked among the top programs of their size in the nation, and graduate students’ most recent success rate on the CPA exam was among the highest in the nation.  The Steed School faculty currently consists of 22 full-time faculty members: 13 tenured / tenure-track professors and 9 full-time instructional faculty.

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