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.

Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences helps students become creative, ethical, and critical thinkers in the workplace.  We apply experiences with practical application to develop leaders in various fields of study.   

Do you want to work collaboratively across all colleges, and with industry leaders to promote human flourishing?  We are especially interested in applicants who can strengthen the diversity of our academic community and integrate faith.

Location:  GCU Main Campus Phoenix, AZ    

What you will do: 

  • Teach Social Work classes in an engaging manner by preparing lectures that stimulate classroom discussions.

  • Network to provide internships and job placements.

  • Remain current in the field of Social Work and effective teaching techniques.

  • Participate in faculty and college meetings and college/university committee activities.

  • Support the integrity of the GCU Christian mission, faith integration & learning outcomes.

  • Assist students outside classroom during office hours.

  • Participate in curriculum design & development.

What you will need:

  • Doctorate degree in Social Work or related field (psychology, counseling, sociology, etc.).

  • Master’s degree in Social Work from a CSWE-accredited program.

  • Two years of instructional experience in social work at the post-secondary level.

  • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/WebCT.

  • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.

  • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards.

  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Bonus Points

  • Research experience with social service agencies (state or non-profit).

  • Publication in peer reviewed journals related to social work.

  • Direct experience evaluating learner achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan

  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays

  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events

  • Free covered parking

  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program

  • Free on-site gyms on campus

Application Instructions

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