Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as an online adjunct faculty member for the online division in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job focused education.  The college features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction in an online format, 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, we’d like to hear from you.

Immediate part-time, online instructors needed for CNL-515: Counseling Skills

CNL-515: This course provides a broad understanding of counseling processes, including characteristics and behaviors that influence the helping processes. Included are age, gender, ethnic differences, verbal and nonverbal behaviors, personal characteristics, and orientations. The development of counseling techniques is emphasized, including establishing and maintaining the counseling relationship; diagnosing and identifying the problem; formulating a preventative, treatment, or rehabilitative plan; facilitating appropriate interventions; and successfully terminating the counseling relationship.


  • Required: Master's in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) or a closely related degree. Doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision (CES) or a closely related Doctorate highly preferred. Please attach an unofficial copy of your conferred transcript to review with your application.
  •  2 years Active Licensed Independent as Professional Counselor (LPC), Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) with a Doctorate.
  • 5 years Active Licensed Independent as Professional Counselor (LPC) with a Master's.
  • If no specific Master's/Doctorate in CES, must have full-time teaching experience in a counseling program.
  • Maintain an active membership in a recognize counseling association and show evidence of counseling advocacy and/or research or scholarly experience preferred.
  • Must be extremely savvy with technology and easily adaptable to online platforms and online learning tools. Preference given to those who clearly demonstrate these skills on their resume.
  • Proficient in English, Grammar, and writing in APA format.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.


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.

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GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

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All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 24 Days Ago

Part time


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