Faculty - Clinical Mental Health Counseling - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University
Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus 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 a full-time 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.
Please Note: This position is preferred a 12-month faculty position, however would consider a 10-month faculty position, based on our Main Campus in Phoenix, AZ, with an immediate start date.
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:
- Teach evening graduate courses and daytime courses as assigned
- Helps to respond to inquiries regarding the overall academic unit
- Supports adherence to CACREP standards and policies
- Support the CACREP accreditation process
- Work collaborative with other counseling education programs hosted in different colleges
- Serves as the point of contact and lead research faculty
- Provides year-round leadership to non-core faculty.
- Under the guidance of the lead core faculty, establishes program curricula and supports operational policies and procedures of the assigned counseling program.
- Assist in other duties as assigned
- Doctoral degree in a related field (clinical/counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, behavioral or mental health, or substance abuse counseling), AND at least one academic year as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program before July 1, 2013, AND holds a current independent license in the field of counseling, AND has experience in conducting research or scholarly related activities.
- Knowledge and experience of CACREP standards
- At least one years of experience teaching ground courses
- independent license as a professional or clinical mental health counselor and/or school counselor.
- Maintain an active membership to a recognized professional counseling association (American Counseling Association, ACA preferred).
- Show evidence of advocacy/professional service, research or scholarly activities in counseling.
- Outstanding communication skills and the ability to successfully adapt to an e-learning environment.
- Willingness to work in an accelerated learning format, and work in an e-learning environment with students on a daily basis.
- Availability to provide 24-hour turnaround responses to student questions and concerns.
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision preferably from a CACREP-accredited program
- Maintain an active independent license as a professional or clinical mental health counselor and/or school counselor
- Has experience conducting research or scholarly related activities.
We also have on-campus and remote, part-time, Adjunct positions available. To view a list of all Adjunct openings please click here.
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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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