Accounting Adjunct Professor
South Puget Sound Community College

Olympia, Washington

Posted in Education and Training


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Job Info


Our Opportunity

Adjunct faculty salary for the 2021-2022 fiscal year is $885.00 per credit hour.
South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) seeks an engaging and dedicated Accounting instructor to teach financial accounting, intermediate accounting, and other related courses in our Social Sciences & Business Division.

*South Puget Sound Community College will be a "fully vaccinated campus" under the state's higher education guidance. Proof of fully vaccinated status must be verified before your first day of work. Exemptions can be requested for medical reasons or sincerely-held religious beliefs. More information can be found here: https://spscc.edu/covid-19/guidance-employees.*

South Puget Sound Community College is committed to increasing its cultural diversity with an emphasis on equity and inclusion among its professional staff. The students that we serve come from a variety of backgrounds. On average, 43% of SPSCC students are people of color. We strongly encourage members of the underrepresented groups, veterans, and bi- or multi-lingual individuals to apply for this position to help meet the needs of our diverse students and service district.
We also offer:
  • A healthy work/life balance for our employees with the opportunity for flexible work schedules and remote work depending on position and college needs
  • Fine dining in the Percival Room, offering vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free choices as part of our Culinary Arts and Baking & Pastry Arts programs
  • Campus bookstore offering snacks, apparel, and specialty supplies
  • FREE Bus service every 15 minutes to downtown Olympia and beyond
  • FREE parking on our campuses - permits are not required
  • On-campus child care
  • Percival Creek, which runs beneath our campus footbridge, provides year-round beauty and views of Chinook, Coho, and chum salmon pass through each fall
  • Many walking paths that are marked and on nicely paved sidewalks
  • Gym and recreation facilities
  • SPSCC promotes wellness with a variety of different workshops and events on campus
  • Lots of activities with our Artist & Lecture series, which are FREE for staff and faculty
  • Many community events in the Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts
  • Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) that offer an opportunity for SPSCC employees to gather and connect around issues that define them personally, and which affect their work at the College and their professional development. Current Employee Resource Groups include:
    • Staff and Faculty of Color (SFOC) ERG - an employee network which strives to create an intentional and relational foundation for community and trust building across different groups through shared values.


SPSCC accepts applications for adjunct faculty (part-time) positions on an ongoing basis to establish a qualified pool of applicants. The applicant pool is created for future, part-time professor appointments for the individual program or course indicated. This announcement will serve as an open and continuous applicant pool. Appointment availability varies from quarter to quarter. Candidates selected from the pool will be contacted by the division should a vacancy arise. What You'll Do

  • Develop and deliver organized lesson plans
  • Use concept - demonstrate approach including high student engagement activities
  • Assess skill acquisition
  • Provide consistent and timely feedback
  • Provide support to struggling students

Course Titles
  • Principles of Accounting I, II and III
  • General ledger computerized accounting systems
  • Payroll accounting and business taxes
  • Intermediate Accounting I and II
  • Governmental Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax
  • Auditing

Course Schedule
Ability to teach a range of daytime, evening, or on-line sections.
Qualifications You Possess

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting (or related area with significant coursework in Accounting) from an accredited college or university and experience teaching accounting courses at the college level. Master's degree in accounting required for Principles of Accounting I, II and III.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Accounting-related work experience
  • Online teaching accreditation
To Apply

Applications must include the following attachments:

  1. Cover letter addressed to the Screening Committee that addresses your qualifications as they relate to the minimum qualifications and required attributes described in this announcement.
  2. Current resume.
  3. Copies of unofficial transcripts from institutions of higher education.

Condition of Employment
Employment with the college is contingent upon the successful completion of a comprehensive background check. Any adverse information will be considered on a case-by-case basis and does not automatically preclude a candidate from employment.

Bargaining Unit
This position has been designated as a bargaining unit position represented by the South Puget Sound Federation of Teachers, AFT/AFL-CIO, Local 4603.

South Puget Sound Community College values diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

South Puget Sound Community College provides equal opportunity in education and employment and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, creed, religion, or status as a veteran of war. Prohibited sex discrimination includes sexual harassment (unwelcome sexual conduct of various types). SPSCC provides reasonable accommodations for qualified students, employees, and applicants with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Federal Rehabilitation Act. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies, Title II and Title IX, Samantha Dotson, Executive Human Resource Officer /Title IX Coordinator, 360-596-5361, ssoto@spscc.edu, Building 25, Room 220, 2011 Mottman Rd SW, Olympia, WA 98512; South Puget Sound Community College is a smoke-free/drug free environment.

Applicants needing accommodation in the application process in an alternative format may contact the Human Resources office at (360) 596-5500.


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