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Job Summary

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.

Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Online, Evening, and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.

Purpose The Stephen M. Ross School of Business is launching an Online MBA Program in September 2019.  We are currently seeking a part-time Instructional Support Specialist to support the ACC 533 Principles of Financial Accounting course for the Fall “A” 2019 term (mid-August through October).  The online program will include both asynchronous (on-demand) course material and synchronous (classroom) sessions. This individual will support both the Faculty Lead of the course and students. 

Brief course description:  This course introduces the basic concepts and methods used in corporate financial statements for the information of investors and other interested external parties. Readings, problems and cases are used. Major topics included are: The Basic Accrual Model, Analysis of Transactions, Balance Sheet, Income Statement and Cash Flow Statement Construction and Analysis. The course also uses analysis of cases and developing the applications of the basic concepts and methods of financial accounting to issues such as long-term assets, inventory, sales, receivables, corporate ownership, and analysis of financial statements.


  • Primary contact for questions from students; provide one-on-one explanations of course content and concepts via email, phone discussions or other remote methods.
  • Grade assignments and exams.
  • Other duties as determined by faculty.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduate degree including accounting courses, CPA, or other professional experience in related field
  • Excellent knowledge of accounting concepts
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a personal commitment to high quality work
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop rapport with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and regularly exercise judgement in setting priorities

Desired Qualifications*

University-level teaching experience preferred.

Additional Information

Work Location

The position will work remotely.   

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan part-time temporary position. The duration of this position will be from mid-August through October with the opportunity for repeated employment each time the course is taught. Total hours estimated at 60-90 hours for the duration of the course, exact cadence to be determined by Faculty Lead. 

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. 

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.