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(Archived) Faculty for Accounting

Last Updated: 1/29/23

Job Description

Founded in 1891, North Park University is a Christian university affiliated with the Evangelical Covenant Church of over 3,200 students from around the country and world. Located for over 125 years on the land of the Miami and Potawatomi tribes in what is today Chicago’s northside, NPU has recently been designated a Hispanic Serving Institution and is committed to serving diverse populations. Elevating North Park University’s core distinctives of Christian, city-centered, and intercultural, NPU values diversity among its faculty and is committed to building a racially and culturally diverse intellectual community, and strongly encourages the nomination and candidacies of persons who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color regardless of gender.


The mission of North Park University is to prepare students for lives of significance and service through education in the liberal arts, professional studies, and theology.


Building on our core institutional identityChristian, city-centered, interculturalour vision is to create a university of uncommon character and enduring excellence, where faith, learning, and service meet. North Park University is located in the Albany Park neighborhood of Chicago, one of the most ethnically diverse zip codes in the United States. It is nine miles from downtown Chicago. The North Park campus has often been referred to as an oasis in the heart of the city a place where students from urban, rural, and suburban backgrounds alike can call home. And all of this within the major metropolitan backdrop of Chicago: one of the world’s largest and most diversified economies, renowned for its museums and music, and voted best large city in the U.S. for four years in a row by Condé Nast Traveler.

North Park University seeks applications for a full-time faculty position in Accounting in the School of Business and Nonprofit Management beginning in Fall 2023. The candidate will be responsible to teach at the undergraduate and graduate levels, participate in professional development, and provide service to the university community.

is dependent upon qualifications. Masters (doctorate preferred) in the area of Accounting (or closely related field) with extensive professional work experience required. Preference will be given to candidates with accounting experience and certification in the field of accounting (CPA or CMA). Ideal candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and active involvement in professional or academic organizations.

To be considered for this position, please send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, three (3) professional letters of recommendation (including titles, address, phone number, and email, and two essays:

1.A written statement that describes your understanding, experience, and commitment to North Park’s three core identities--Christian, city-centered, and interculturalas well as your Christian faith journey and how it aligns with the mission and values of the University.

2.A statement of the applicant’s teaching philosophy.

Send these documents to:
Ann Ownby Hicks, PhD
School of Business and Nonprofit Management
3225 W. Foster Avenue, Box 27
Chicago, IL 60625

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. We encourage candidates from under-represented groups to apply. EEO

NOTE: Nothing in this job description restricts the supervisor’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

Company Details

Chicago, Illinois, United States
Founded in 1891 by the Evangelical Covenant Church, North Park is located on Chicago’s northwest side, with satellite campuses in Grayslake, Waukegan, and Arlington Heights. The university serves an increasingly diverse population of students from the city of Chicago, the nation, and the world. There