Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an adjunct faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Arts & Media, which offers programs in theatre, dance education , music education, digital design with specialization in animation and web design, and digital film with specializations in production or screenwriting.

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you. 

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession.  Other main responsibilities include the following:

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Qualifications:

  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in communication arts, graphic design, illustration, animation, fine arts, art education or other related discipline. A Master’s degree and 3 or more years’ experience in the design industry is preferred. A grasp of Design Thinking processes, creative brief creation, color theory, principles of composition, typographical layout, drawing and rapid visualization in traditional media is required. Facility in fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Behance is required. Job titles that fit the criteria: Graphic Designer, Art Director, Creative Director, Illustrator.
    Technical Requirements: GCU does not provide software or hardware outside of the campus classrooms. Candidates are expected to be able to teach on the most current version of the Adobe software products. A portfolio of current work examples is required with the application to teach.
     

Before submitting your application please attach the following to review:

  • Your unofficial transcripts for any applicable conferred graduate degrees.
  • Any applicable licenses/certifications

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