Job Description

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier private Christian university.

Are you an advertising and graphic design professional with an excitement for branding development with an emphasis on graphic design projects? We may have the teaching opportunity you have been looking for!

Start your instructor career with GCU and join our mission in helping others find their purpose. The College of Arts and Media offers exciting opportunities for adjunct faculty to teach part-time, face-to-face instruction at our Phoenix campus. We offer a hands-on style of learning in which students learn to develop ideas that make brands, products, and ideas memorable.

Why Work at GCU:

  • Education Benefits and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Gym and Fitness Center
  • Canyon Health & Wellness Center

GCU Traditional Campus - Phoenix, AZ:

  • Courses are in-person and on-campus for the Fall 2023 semester (09/05/2023 - 12/17/2023)

Degree Program Information:

Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Advertising and Graphic Design degree prepares students to examine inventive advertising concepts and learn to execute their ideas to spearhead fully developed advertising campaigns.

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ADV-110: Fundamentals of Advertising

ADV-250: Advanced Design Fundamentals

ADV-260: Advertising Copywriting

ADV-350: Digital Advertising Communication

ADV-371: Design Studio I

What You Will Do:

  • Facilitate classroom lecture and discussions while incorporating innovative teaching strategies
  • Engage students in cutting-edge technologies and industry trends
  • Assess student performance and mentor classroom success to prepare them for their chosen career path
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelors in Advertising OR  Bachelors in Graphic Design OR  Bachelors in Visual Communication or related area of study
  • At least 3 years experience in the industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of advertising design methods, advertising campaign development, or production methods for creative design software, print and electronic advertising, and/or motion graphics
  • Portfolio or Website Link:
    • Work Project or Design Samples (Campaigns, Brand Building, Graphics, Presentations, Copywriting)
    • Experience with any software used for advertising design, graphic design, editing, web development, illustration, or creative projects (e.g. Adobe Creative Cloud)

If you are looking for a chance to empower and support students to gain design experience while building their portfolio, we want to hear from you!

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Application Instructions

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