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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 is a 9 month full time faculty position with a start date of August 13,  2018.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach courses within the Justice Studies major from a criminology perspective.
  • Assist and mentor students outside classroom hours.
  • Stay current on topics and practices related to the discipline.
  • Build partnerships with local law enforcement agencies leading to student pathways for police academy sponsorships.
  • Participate in curriculum design & development.
  • Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
  • Actively participate on college and/or university committees.
  • Assist the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
  • Provide leadership to adjunct faculty.
  • Active engagement in professional development activities.
  • Compliance with all college and University policies.
  • May work outside normal business hours in support of Mock Trial Club, Justice Studies Club and student field trips.
  • Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Criminology, Justice Studies, or Legal Studies.
  • Experience working in law enforcement.
  • At least one year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/WebCT/LoudCloud.
  • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.
  • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills.
  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in Criminology, Legal Studies, Justice Studies or Doctor of Jurisprudence.
  • Experience with federal and/or state courts.
  • Experience working with the reserves, police training, or academies.
  • One year of law enforcement instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
  • Statistical analysis and research expertise.
  • Willingness to mentor students interested in a variety of justice related careers or advanced legal education.
  • Ability to build partnerships with local governmental agencies and courts for internship placement.

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  • Additional Job DescriptionAdditional Job Description

    Founded in 1949, Grand Canyon University is one of Arizona’s leading higher learning institutions. Based in Phoenix, the regionally accredited, private, non-denominational Christian university offers online and campus-based bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs through the College of Doctoral Studies; Colangelo College of Business; College of Education; College of Nursing and Health Care Professions; College of Theology; College of Humanities and Social Sciences; College of Science, Engineering and Technology; and College of Fine Arts and Production.

    Grand Canyon University’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences is seeking applicants for a full-time faculty position in Justice Studies.  This is a 9-month position beginning in August 2018.

    Responsibilities:

    • Teach courses within the Justice Studies major from a criminology perspective.
    • Assist and mentor students outside classroom hours.
    • Stay current on topics and practices related to the discipline.
    • Build partnerships with local law enforcement agencies leading to student pathways for police academy sponsorships.
    • Participate in curriculum design & development.
    • Active support of college/university mission and initiatives.
    • Actively participate on college and/or university committees.
    • Assist the Dean in developing internal and external communities that promote the major field of study, college, and University.
    • Provide leadership to adjunct faculty.
    • Active engagement in professional development activities.
    • Compliance with all college and University policies.
    • May work outside normal business hours in support of Mock Trial Club, Justice Studies Club and student field trips.
    • Willingness to assume other duties as assigned.

    Minimum Qualifications:

    • Master's degree in Criminology, Justice Studies, or Legal Studies.
    • Experience working in law enforcement.
    • At least one year of instructional experience at the post-secondary level.
    • Computer literacy.
    • Familiarity with web enhanced instructional tools such as Angel/Blackboard/WebCT/LoudCloud.
    • Ability to articulate a clear understanding of values-based education from a Christian perspective.
    • Strong communication, time management and organizational skills.
    • Demonstrated teamwork, self-motivation, integrity, and commitment to maintaining high professional standards.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Ph.D. in Criminology, Legal Studies, Justice Studies or Doctor of Jurisprudence.
    • Experience with federal and/or state courts.
    • Experience working with the reserves, police training, or academies.
    • One year of law enforcement instructional experience at the post-secondary level, that includes teaching courses, conducting and managing learning experiences, evaluating student achievement, providing input into curriculum development, policy and procedure formulation, and evaluation of program effectiveness.
    • Statistical analysis and research expertise.
    • Willingness to mentor students interested in a variety of justice related careers or advanced legal education.
    • Ability to build partnerships with local governmental agencies and courts for internship placement.

       


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.

For more information on Grand Canyon University, visit us gcu.edu

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