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Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a cohort adjunct faculty member for the Colangelo College of Business at [site location].  At the cornerstone of every degree earned at the Colangelo College of Business is an education that develops values driven business leaders. The college features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs  and an accelerated accounting degree.

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. 

MGT-655: Operations Management

Operations Management examines managerial concepts and strategies relating to the management of operations in both manufacturing and service environments. Emphasis is placed on methods to streamline and drive inefficiencies out of a firm’s internal processes to build a highly efficient organization. The course also focuses on external processes by examining ways to achieve greater supply chain integration with suppliers and customers. Quantitative and qualitative methods and tools are introduced and applied.


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:

  • Ability to travel to the Main GCU Campus at 3300 W. Camelback Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85017
  • Ability to facilitate course once a week in person from 5:30p - 9:30p while facilitating remainder of course online.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University


  • Preferred: PhD/DBA Management or Doctorate in a related discipline with a minimum of 3 years corporate experience. If non-business doctorate Masters in Business Administration (MBA) required.
  • Minimum: Masters in Business Administration (MBA) with 5 years managerial experience. Graduate degree must be from a regional accredited university or either AACSB accredited program or ACBSP accredited program.

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Posted 24 Days Ago

Part time


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