Director of Accounting Program/Professor of Accounting

Johnson University

Job Description

The School of Business & Public Leadership at Johnson University invites applications for a full-time Director of Accounting Program/Professor of Accounting. Applicants for this position should submit a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references to Gayla Wood, Administrative Assistant & Advisor for the School. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Position: Director of Accounting Program & Professor/Associate Professor of Accounting
Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Reports to: Dean, School of Business & Public Leadership
Base Pay: Competitive
Employee Status: Full-time with benefits
Required education: Master’s or terminal degree in accounting from a regionally accredited university, and a CPA license


This is a full-time director/faculty position, with the rank of Professor or Associate Professor. This individual reports to the Dean, School of Business and Public Leadership. The Director of the Accounting Program shall be responsible for all aspects of the academic program including, but not limited to, marketing, recruiting, advising, program delivery, assessment, and evaluation. The Director will be the key external face of the academic program


  • Ability to clearly convey information and ideas to others and demonstrate active listening skills
  • Demonstrated success in developing, evaluating, and leading programs
  • Experience working in high-performance, collaborative peer groups
  • Polished, credible communicator with persuasive verbal and written communication skills
  • Primary commitment to and passion for Johnson University’s vision, mission, and ethos
  • Become proficient (with provided training) in the Sakai learning management platform
  • Design and deliver online class instruction through the development of lesson plans to meet course competencies, the development of activities that support lesson objectives, and the development of activities to assist students in developing critical thinking skills and practically engaging with the materials
  • Experienced practitioner/scholar – abreast of developments within the accounting discipline and practical knowledge gained from organizational experience
  • Coordinate affiliate faculty training and professional development


  • Cover letter
  • CV
  • Proof of active CPA license
  • Three professional references
  • Official undergraduate and graduate degree transcripts
  • Statement of teaching philosophy
  • Signed Johnson University Mission & Core Values statement, Faculty Community Covenant, and Statement of Faith (available by emailing Gayla Woods at the email address above)


  • Primarily sedentary, working at a desk in a climate-controlled office.
  • Some outdoor conditions when dealing with special events.
  • Occasional evenings and weekends and travel required for special events or conferences.


Johnson University is a Christian university affiliated with Christian churches and churches of Christ. Its mission is to educate students for “Christian ministries and other strategic vocations framed by the Great Commission in order to extend the kingdom of God among all nations.” Accordingly, Johnson University seeks to hire and educate individuals who share its vision and core values to carry out that mission. Johnson University does not unlawfully discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment practices.

Johnson University does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information, political affiliation, or disability–if such disability may be accommodated without undue hardship—in provision of educational opportunities, programs and activities, or employment opportunities and benefits, pursuant to the requirements of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and subsequent amendments to that act, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972 and subsequent re-authorization of that act, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and subsequent amendments to that act.

The University, however, reserves the right under those provisions to make certain employment decisions based on religion, marital status, or sex consistent with the University’s religious beliefs when establishing qualifications for certain positions. Further, as a Christian ministry, the University retains the right to select those who serve in ministerial positions, as that term has been defined by the courts in the context of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, based on criteria established by the University without regard to Title VII, Title IX, or any other federal, state, or local law governing the employment relationship.

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