Department Head
University of Idaho

Department Head

Location: Moscow

Division/College: College of Business & Economics

Employee Category: Faculty

Pay Range: $160,000 or commensurate with experience

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:

The College of Business and Economics at the University of Idaho invites applications for the position of Department Head in the Department of Accounting and Management Information Systems (MIS). Reporting directly to the Dean, the Department Head provides leadership and service to the department, the college and the university community while contributing to a positive collegial culture.

The Department Head leads the department and participates in outreach activities engaging with stakeholders throughout the state, accounting professionals and academic colleagues consistent with the UI’s mission as a land-grant institution. This position performs duties in support of university, college, and department stakeholders; leads the Accounting Program AACSB Accreditation process, program assessment efforts, and performs the duties of the Director of the Master of Accountancy Program (MACCT).

In addition, the Department Head teaches the equivalent of two 3-credit sections per year, assuming responsibility for outcomes, curriculum, pedagogy, and assessment, and provides syllabi to the dean’s office each semester. The Department Head also provides academic and career advice to student advisees assigned to them, with particular attention given to students in the MACCT program.

The Department Head maintains an active research agenda, averages a minimum of two accepted publications per five years in acceptable peer reviewed journals and makes one or more additional intellectual contributions per year.

The pay for this position is on an academic year basis. An additional stipend covers job responsibilities over the summer months.

Minimum Qualifications:

- Earned Doctorate in Accounting.
- Record of academic excellence in scholarship and teaching that merits appointment as an associate or full professor with tenure in the College of Business and Economics.
- Evidence of effective leadership, communication, relationship building and interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

- Evidence of successful administrative experience in higher education.
- Relevant certification (e.g., CPA, CMA, CIA)
- Ability to maintain and build relationships with alumni and the business community.
- Ability to contribute as a team member and effectively supervise personnel and steward departmental resources.

Posting Number: F000884P

Posting Date: 01/22/2021

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:

•Applicants, please provide your CV, cover letter/letter of application, a list of references and doctorate transcripts.

•Applications received by 3/1/2021 will receive first consideration..

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

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University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

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University of Idaho
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Moscow, 83844