Full Job Description
Department: Business Division Hours per Week: 40
Founded in 1887, Alverno College is a four-year, Catholic liberal arts college for
undergraduate women sponsored by the School Sisters of St. Francis. The college also offers a
robust array of graduate and degree completion programs for women and men. Student learning
and personal and professional development are the central focus of everyone in the Alverno College
community. As Wisconsin’s first designated Hispanic-Serving Institution, Alverno enrolls a highly
diverse student body of virtually every demographic and experience. It is an institution that
has revered tradition and encouraged innovation for more than 130 years.
The College is seeking applicants for a full-time Assistant Professor of Business with an Accounting
and/or Finance specialization to lead Alverno’s MBA program located in Milwaukee, WI. Faculty rank
can be negotiated commensurate with experience. Alverno College health, disability, and retirement
plan enrollment is available to full time employees and eligible dependents. Tuition benefits are
available for employees and qualified dependents.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities
The following information is not meant to be all-inclusive.
Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned as necessary.
Contract can begin January 1, 2022 or August 1, 2022.
Responsible for leading Alverno’s MBA program as program director including budgeting,
promotion, and student recruitment efforts.
Collaborating as part of an innovative and diverse business faculty inspired to provide
transformative learning opportunities that prepare students for a variety of rewarding careers
in the business field.
Responsible for teaching financial and managerial accounting courses to undergraduate and
graduate students in an innovative ability-based and outcome-based curriculum that
emphasizes active student learning and instructor feedback on student performance.
Departmental responsibilities include student advising, on-going curriculum development,
and participation in college-wide faculty development meetings and experiences.
Qualifications and Education
Doctorate in Accounting field, Master’s Degree in Accounting, or MBA with an Accounting
focus of at least 16 graduate credits in Accounting. CPA or CMA preferred.
Three to five years of relevant industry experience in either public or managerial accounting
Prior teaching experience is preferred.
The following are essential functions for the position:
Ability to lead the MBA program and innovate to maintain a vibrant learning experience for
Ability to teach both MBA and undergraduate students in weekday, weekend, online
environments and hybrid formats.
Demonstrated qualifications to teach courses in financial and managerial accounting.
A commitment to teaching within an innovative, outcome-based curriculum, and a willingness
to work in a highly collaborative environment is required.
Successful candidates will have a demonstrated commitment to promoting diversity,
inclusion, and multicultural competence in an educational and work environment and must
be willing to contribute to the College’s strategic plan of inclusion.
How to Apply
Apply on-line at https://www.alverno.edu/jobs/apply/login.php
Please attach your cover letter, resume, and list of references to the online application
Alverno College is an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to workplace diversity