Assistant Professor - Department of Business (Accounting)

  • Valley City State University
  • Valley City, ND
  • May 03, 2021
Full time BUS: Accounting/Economics/Finance BUS: Management/HR/OB/Strategy

Job Description

Job ID: 2924043

Position Information

The Department of Business at Valley City State University is seeking a full time, tenure-track business faculty with an emphasis in accounting to join our team.

The primary responsibility of this position is to teach face-to-face and online courses as part of the business undergraduate degree programs. This position will also provide academic advising to an assigned group of business students. The successful candidate will be expected to participate in the development of course/program curricular content in accounting, business and management fields. You will be an active participant in the department's efforts to obtain and maintain IACBE Accreditation, actively contribute during department meetings, and be involved in the university community.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master's degree in business related field and CPA designation OR
  • Master's degree in business related field and at least 5 years professional and management work experience in accounting OR
  • Master's degree with 18 graduate credits in accounting

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA with CPA designation or accounting experience
  • Prior teaching experience in higher education
  • Desire to work in a student focused environment

The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications, and typically ranges from $42,000 to $46,000 annually. VCSU offers a comprehensive benefits package, including employer paid full family health insurance coverage, as well as TIAA retirement, tuition assistance, and much more. For more information, visit our Employee Benefits page. This position is a 9-month, full-time position. In some cases, summer duties may be arranged through an additional contract. 

Application Procedure
Submit all required materials online, including a cover letter, curriculum vitae (CV), contact information for three references, and unofficial copies of your transcripts. Reference letters will be solicited automatically from the references you list via email, for finalists only. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that correct email addresses are submitted for each of the three required references. Deadline for full consideration is April 30, 2021. Apply online:

Department of Business

The Department of Business offers Bachelor of Science Degrees in Business Administration and Business Process Integration Management and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Management. We offer minors in Business, Human Resources, Marketing, and Business Software Applications as well as a certificate in Professional Sales. The Business Administration major has concentrations in agribusiness, managerial accounting and finance, management & HR management, and marketing. 

University and Community
Recognized as a "Best College" by U.S. News for the past 23 years, VCSU offers one of the best academic values in the Midwest. VCSU was founded as a teacher's college in 1890, earning a prestigious reputation for producing some of the best educators in the area. Since then, VCSU's undergraduate offerings have continued to grow and now include a range of programs. VCSU offers more than 80 undergraduate programs in art, business, communication arts, computer systems and software engineering, education, health and physical education, language and literature, mathematics, music, science, social science, and technology education. Online Master of Education and Masters of the Arts in Teaching degree programs are also available.

The 55-acre campus, one of the most attractive in North Dakota, is bordered on the south by a forested hillside and on the north by the Sheyenne River. Campus architecture features a graceful blend of historic and modern buildings. The entire campus is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District. VCSU is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC), the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE), and the National Association of Schools of Music (NASM). The university is located in the southeastern part of the state in the city from which the institution takes its name. Valley City has a population of approximately 6,500 and is located 60 miles west of Fargo on Interstate 94, making the campus easily accessible both from the east and west. The location of the community lends itself to cultural and recreational activities, and the newly constructed Gaukler Wellness Center offers a variety of services to members. 

Additional Information
Direct inquiries about the position to Search Committee Chair, Brenda Tyre. Email:, Phone: 701-845-7523. For accommodation or assistance in the application or interview process, contact: For questions about the status of your application or reference letters, please email As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Valley City State University encourages applications from minorities, women, and disabled persons, and pledges not to discriminate with respect to color, nation of origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, status due to receipt of public assistance, or disability as specified in Federal Regulations. Preference will be given to candidates able to demonstrate eligibility to work in the United States. This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran's Preference procedure. A criminal background check will be conducted on all faculty hires. Visa sponsorship for employment is not available for this position.

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