Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning.

Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University. 

Do you want to be part of a growing college of business with a teaching-focused mission?  Do you want to share your expertise in risk/insurance with undergraduate students?  We may have the teaching opportunity you have been looking for. 

Grand Canyon University’s Colangelo College of Business (CCOB), Colangelo College of Business, is seeking an accomplished business professional for a full-time faculty role to teach Risk & Insurance Management (open to all ranks).  We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community.

Please note, the Risk & Insurance Management faculty position is located at our main campus in Phoenix, AZ.

***9 Month Position with Summers Off***

What we are offering:

  • The opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus
  • 9-month faculty role teaching Risk & Insurance Management
  • Projected start date - August 2022
  • The chance to promote a business mindset for today’s changing world, as well as help with the integration of faith and celebrate free market capitalism
  • The opportunity to contribute to the development of the next generation of Risk & Insurance Management Professionals

What you will do:

  • Lead the BS in Risk Management program
  • Help integrate and embed industry certifications in the curriculum
  • Develop and support business relationships and corporate sponsorships related to the field of Risk and Insurance
  • Provide networking opportunities for students; create student hiring pathways with industry leaders
  • Present content in an engaging manner that stimulates classroom discussions  
  • Engage students in synchronous and asynchronous learning
  • Remain current in the field of risk/insurance management and effective teaching techniques
  • Supports the Christian integrity of the GCU mission and educational learning outcomes

What you need:

  • PhD or DBA in Finance, Risk, or Insurance; or related business discipline; or MBA/Finance and/or Risk graduate degree.
  • Previous teaching, presentation, and/or public speaking experience
  • Significant (5+ years desired), documented, industry experience in enterprise risk management, insurance, corporate finance, investments, or banking is required along with risk/insurance industry certifications
  • The ability to teach across disciplines (e.g. economics, finance, accounting, etc.) is a plus   

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Free Covered parking, access to campus activity center and onsite gym
  • We also offer full-time employees an Education Tuition Discount Program of up to 100% of tuition costs
  • Generous holiday and paid time off package - we aren’t kidding, it’s good!
  • Summers Off

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