Hope Career Opportunities

Assistant or Associate Professor of Economics, Finance, and Accounting in the College of Business and Management

Hope International University

Position Information

Position: Full-time Assistant or Associate Professor in Economics, Finance, and Accounting, in the College of Business and Management with an additional opportunity to pursue Online Undergraduate Chair responsibilities.

Organizational Relationship: Reports to the Dean of the College of Business and Management (CBM)

Position Status: Exempt, Full-time Faculty

Position Summary:

The position is scheduled to begin in January 2025. However, June 2025 can be considered.CBM offers on-ground bachelor’s degrees and online undergraduate and master’s degrees with programs accredited by IACBE: https://iacbe.org/memberpdf/HopeInternationalUniversity.pdf

Duties & Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include teaching primarily undergraduate on-ground quantitative courses and online undergraduate and MBA/MSOL courses to traditional and nontraditional students. Additional responsibilities include joining our CBM faculty team in collaborative efforts as may be assigned and providing academic advising and curriculum development.


  • The repertoire of courses to be taught with traditional on-ground students could include Economics, Financial Management, Accounting, Technology, and Strategy and Policy, as well as a rotation that could consist of entrepreneurship courses
  • Online undergraduate and graduate courses will be taught based on specialty areas and could include Servant Leadership and Ethics, Economics, and Finance courses.

You will be responsible for:

  • Completing the course syllabus and preparing the Canvas course
  • Monitoring and maintaining the course grade book
  • Tracking attendance
  • Dropout Detective Alerts – regarding student lack of progress and or attendance
  • Administering mid-semester and final exams
  • Publishing office hours
  • Posting timely final grades
  • Completing the Summative Course Assessment (SCA) to improve student learning for Program Learning Objectives in courses taught
  • Participation in faculty meetings


  • IACBE program accreditation representative
  • University Academic Assessment Committee Member
  • Phi Beta Lambda Society Faculty Sponsor
  • The opportunity to interview for the Chair of Online Undergraduate Students (OUG Chair) responsibilities, which include program administration, student induction and other event support, hiring, support, and management of online adjunct instructors, course rotation and scheduling, syllabi review and approvals, CBM Chair meetings, and budget planning with the Dean of the College of Business and Management
  • Completion of SCAs, summative course assessments for improving student learning for Program Learning Objectives in courses taught

Academic Advising:

  • Advising undergraduate Business students in quantitative and other concentrations as needed. Advisement is divided by all full-time faculty

Employment Standards:

QUALIFICATIONS: To fulfill this role successfully, an individual must perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Education/Experience: Candidates who have earned a Ph.D. or DBA with an emphasis in Economics, Finance, or Accounting or are ABD are preferred. Candidates with a graduate degree in Leadership or Entrepreneurship with concentrations in quantitative studies may also be considered. Candidates should be able to cite and demonstrate teaching ability and experience.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Computer skills and experience required. Preference for experience using Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). Experience with learning management systems is required (Canvas preferred).
  • Mental Demands: Must be able to manage and prioritize teaching load responsibilities, student advising responsibilities, and program administration responsibilities.
  • Visual Demands: Extensive use of computer screens, evaluation of student work, assessment of student learning, composition, editing, and evaluation of various other work-related documents.
  • Physical Demands: Long intervals at keyboard and monitor. Conveying instructional materials to and from the classroom. Demonstrations for instructional purposes may require corresponding physical movements.
  • Environment: Service-oriented instructional role in an institution of Christian higher education. Extensive contact with faculty colleagues, staff, students, and the general public in person and often by phone or email.
  • Character: Candidates should be able to articulate and demonstrate mature Christian Faith, in part through commitment to a local Christian church, and embrace the mission of Hope International University. A successful candidate must articulate a Christian worldview in teaching and academic discipline and fully support the University Mission, Vision, Values, and Statement of Belief: https://www.hiu.edu/about-hiu/mission-vision-and-values.php

Position Status: Full-Time, Exempt, On-site

Hiring Range: $72,000.00 - $75,000.00

Type: Full Time

Church / Organization Information

Hope International University

Location: Fullerton, CA, United States

Contact Information

Contact Name: HR Director

Contact Email: [email protected]

Contact Mailing Address: 2500 E. Nutwood Ave, Fullerton, 92831