Support Instructor – Online Financial Accounting

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
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Smeal College of Business


The Department of Accounting in The Smeal College of Business is seeking to hire a Support Instructor for MBADM 811 (Financial Accounting) for the Spring 2018 semester. MBADM 811 is an online comprehensive introduction to corporate financial accounting for those with little or no prior course work in accounting, covering rudimentary accounting principles and procedures along with the basics of intermediate financial topics. It is a core course in the World Campus online Master of Business Administration (OMBA) degree program, and the prerequisite for the three-course sequence comprising the Accounting Foundations option within the OMBA program. Support Instructors are professionals with the appropriate background needed to assist with the course and engage with the students. Duties include, but are not limited to, assisting the course instructor with group assignment development, grading, discussion forum participation, and providing student feedback. Additionally, Support Instructors will assist students with course content questions upon request. The position requires competency in financial accounting at the intermediate level and knowledge of public company financial statement content and presentation. Individuals who have prior experience in public or corporate accounting, or a post-baccalaureate degree in accounting, are preferred. Prior experience with online learning is preferred but not required. Support Instructors typically work remotely from any location and will typically work 10 hours per week with an anticipated start date of January 8, 2018.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088