Careers at Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier private Christian university located in the heart of Phoenix. Our university serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, professional development opportunities, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally. Join our mission in helping others find their purpose and start your career with GCU.

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Join the Grand Canyon University herd!

Academic Opportunities

Lead in academic excellence as a GCU faculty member or adjunct instructor.

Non-Academic Opportunities

A wide range of career opportunities are available in the following departments and at the GCU enterprises:

  • Athletics
  • Administrative Support
  • Canyon 49 Grill
  • Canyon Promotions
  • Facilities
  • GCU Golf Course
  • GCU Hotel and Hospitality
  • Grand Canyon Beverage Company (GCBC)
  • Lope House Restaurant
  • Lopes Pro Shop
  • Lope Shop
  • Public Safety
  • Student Ad Agency
  • Student Life


Grand Canyon University educates students to lead and serve in their careers. Grand Canyon University educates students to lead and serve in their careers. GCU offers quality academic programs, next-generation educational opportunities and innovative learning experiences for both traditional students and working professionals on our vibrant, growing campus and online. At GCU, our community thrives with a faith, learning and work integration in all we do—inviting all who want to make a difference to find their purpose here and be a part of something great.
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The GCU Difference

  • Represent GCU’s Christian worldview and strong values of ethics, integrity, service and concern for the common good
  • Work at a Christ-centered university with a faith, learning and work integration in all we do
  • Join a community of enthusiastic professionals and student-dedicated, highly involved educators who are experts in their field


GCU encourages your professional growth! Take advantage of career advancement and continuing education opportunities, such as tuition assistance for master’s and bachelor’s programs, post-graduate certificates and more. You can prosper in your career within a values-based and fast-paced exciting culture driving GCU’s mission, whether you’re teaching, working or learning.

Affordable Benefits

Pick the plans that are right for you: medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, disability.


Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events.


Save for retirement with a wide selection of investment options.

Paid Time Off

Generous time off plans and 11 paid holidays.

Education Benefits

Tuition assistance of up to 100% for eligible employees, their spouses and dependent children.

Gym and Fitness Center

Stay healthy and fit with free on-site gyms at all our office locations.

Employee Perks

Discounts on GCU swag, athletic events, concerts, food, travel, and merchandise.

Find Your Purpose

Join our team. Make a difference.


Grand Canyon Education Inc., a partner of GCU, develops innovative solutions and ideas that support schools in adopting an educational virtual platform for delivering online learning. Join GCE to make a difference in helping schools grow and prosper.

GCU partners with GCE to offer careers in a wide range of positions in these departments:

  • Accounting
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Marketing
  • Curriculum Development
  • Admissions, Enrollment and Student Services
  • And many more!

As a GCE employee, you have access to similar employment benefits and work perks as GCU employees. Experience the same rewards unique to GCU, such as our values-centered community and high-energy, exciting work culture with a commitment to academic excellence, community service and elevating education.

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