Skip to main content
Job Posting

Chair, Accounting

Position Type:

  • Full Time
  • Faculty


  • OH-Columbus

Franklin University is seeking an energetic and experienced academic leader to chair its Accounting Program.  The Chair for the B.S. Accounting promotes and supports the vision and mission of Franklin University and Ross College of Business. Primary responsibilities include course development, teaching, and oversight of academic quality within the Accounting Program.  The Chair will provide guidance and support for Program faculty and related staff and act as a key advisor to the Department Chair. The Program Chair will have responsibility for program oversight/direction, curriculum oversight, assessment, program promotion in the community, and collaboratively work within a fast-paced changing environment, among other duties.

The successful candidate will possess a minimum of a Master’s degree in accounting or a closely related field; have professional certification(s) in the field such as a CPA, have demonstrated 8+ year’s professional industry experience that includes management decision making, and experience teaching working-adult students.   Additionally, experience in an accounting or related program, supervising adjunct faculty and developing courses and program curriculum is preferred.

About Franklin University

Founded in 1902, Franklin University has built its reputation on removing barriers to higher education for ambitious adults who must balance their educational goals with other commitments. Accredited and nonprofit, Franklin has earned its long-standing reputation as an innovator in online education. The University offers applied, in-demand undergraduate, master’s and doctorate programs that enable adult learners to achieve their educational and professional goals. From entrepreneurs to CEOs, more than 45,000 Franklin alumni can be found around the world contributing to the communities in which they live and work.

Franklin offers a competitive benefits package, incentive program and free parking. In addition, Franklin provides free undergraduate tuition for employees and immediate family members, graduate tuition assistance for full-time employees and immediate family members, and a discount on doctoral tuition for employees.

Franklin University is committed to creating a respectful and inclusive educational and workplace environment. Franklin does not discriminate on the basis of age, religion, race, ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, immigration status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or familial status, disability, or veteran or military status.