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QuickBooks Certification Prep Instructor

Workforce Development & Customized Training | North East, MD | Part Time

Job Description

About Us:

Founded in 1968 to meet the post-secondary and continuing education needs of Cecil County residents, Cecil College has been serving the community and shaping its future for more than 50 years. The College is governed by a Board of Trustees appointed by the governor. The College’s fifth president, Dr. Mary Way Bolt, reports directly to the Board of Trustees.

Cecil College is centrally located in Maryland’s most northeastern county, just one half mile from Interstate 95. It is easily accessible from Philadelphia and Baltimore, as well as from Wilmington, Delaware.

With a diverse student population, Cecil College enrolls approximately 2,500 credit students and 3,400 non-credit students. Cecil offers associate degrees, certificate programs and non-credit classes. Cecil offers a variety of associate degree and certificate programs.

Through its open admissions policy, Cecil College provides learning opportunities for all who have the desire and ability to benefit from its courses and programs, regardless of age, gender, ethnic origin, sexual orientation, disability, or socioeconomic status.

Employees of Cecil College, including instructors for online and virtual courses, must be residents of Maryland or the contiguous states of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia, or the District of Columbia.
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the US, as the College does not offer Visa sponsorships.

Job Responsibilities:

Cecil College is providing a course that is designed for small-to-mid-sized business owners who work with Quicken as their approach to accounting and are seeking to obtain certification in the product. This instructor position provides ongoing classroom instruction and facilitation of training in preparation for the Intuit Quickbooks Certified User Exam. The curriculum covers how to set up a chart of accounts; reconcile checking accounts; create and print invoices, receipts, and statements; track account payables; inventory and receivables; create estimates, and generate reports. The instructor will aid in the growth of this program by delivering classroom instruction on an ongoing basis.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Documentation of students’ attendance and academic progress by giving and grading examinations and accountability standards.
  • Database proficiency and familiarity with timely data entry.
  • Interpretation of Quickbooks curriculum and ability to effectively communicate learning objectives. Training on the Intuit Quickbooks Certified User Exam will be provided to instructors, if needed
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Expertise in Intuit Quickbooks software and its application.
  • Knowledge of accounting and bookkeeping skills and ability to communicate in a classroom setting.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Professional attitude and a desire to help students succeed.

Desired skills/experience:

  • Prior teaching experience
  • Be a Quickbooks Certified User and/or CPA with prior experience with Quickbooks

Based upon the budgeted hours of a position, contribution to the Maryland State Retirement Pension System may be required.
*We are committed to ensuring equal opportunity and non-discrimination in all hiring and employment practices. Cecil College will not discriminate against any individual by reason of race, color, national origin, ancestry, age, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic status, genetic information, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.