Additional Administrative Appointments | Department of Accounting Handbook – College of Business Administration | Kent State University

Additional Administrative Appointments

The Department Chairperson may assign certain administrative responsibilities to Department faculty after consultation with the FAC. The following administrative assignments will be handled by the Department Chairperson or will be made annually by the Department Chairperson after FAC consultation. Administrative assignments other than those listed below may be made by the Department Chairperson after FAC consultation. Workload equivalency for other administrative assignments is covered in Handbook section II.5.

  1. The Coordinator of Introduction to Financial Accounting is responsible for coordinating all offerings of ACCT 23020, Introductory Financial Accounting, and the supervision of all doctoral students and part-time instructors assigned as laboratory assistants or instructors.
  2. The Coordinator of Introduction to Managerial Accounting is responsible for coordinating all offerings of ACCT 23021, Introductory Managerial Accounting, and the supervision of all doctoral students and part-time instructors assigned as laboratory assistants or instructors.
  3. The Internship Coordinator is responsible for the Department's Accounting Internship program. The Internship Coordinator will maintain records of all students who apply for internship, all firms who interview for internships, and all internship placements. A report on internship placements for each Fall, Spring, and Summer term will be submitted to the FAC. Papers written for these courses shall be maintained for a minimum of five years.
  4. The Advisor to Student Organizations is responsible for advising all student organizations supported by the Department of Accounting, including the Accounting Association, Beta Alpha Psi chapter, Student IMA Chapter, the Student Chapter of the Ohio Society of CPAs, and other organizations which may be organized. The Advisor to Student Organizations is responsible for ensuring that student activities are coordinated with other Departmental activities, that student activities are carried out in a professional manner, that student activities meet requirements established by the national organizations of which they are chapters, and that the Department chair is kept informed of the financial affairs of the organizations.
  5. The M.S. in Accounting Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, admission, and advising students in the M.S. in Accounting program. The M.S. in Accounting Coordinator will make recommendations concerning curriculum matters and admission to the Graduate Studies Committee and will make recommendations about needed course offerings to the Department chairperson.
  6. The Ph.D. Coordinator is responsible for recruiting, admission, advising, and other duties required by the Graduate School of Management concerning students in the Ph.D. program in business administration with a major of accounting. The Ph.D. Coordinator will make recommendations concerning curriculum matters and admission to the Graduate Studies Committee, will collect and provide information for the annual review of Ph.D. students to the Graduate Studies Committee, will maintain a posted list of Ph.D. students and their status in the program, and will make recommendations about needed course offerings to the Department chairperson.
  7. The Scholarship Coordinator is responsible for disseminating information about available scholarships in the Department and from professional accounting organizations, collecting information from student applicants, and making recommendations to the donors and the Department chairperson of scholarship recipients.
  8. The Library Representative is responsible for all relations with University Libraries concerning collections and the expenditures of funds designated for Departmental purposes.