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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 Colangelo College of Business.  At the cornerstone of every degree earned at the Colangelo College of Business is an education that develops values driven business leaders. The college features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.

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. 

The Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University is seeking a full-time faculty member to teach Marketing and Advertising (open to all ranks). The position provides instruction that incorporates practitioner knowledge, teaching methodologies, current technologies, and other trends that reflect advances in specific areas of the disciplines of marketing and advertising.  This is a nine-month faculty position and will have an anticipated start date of August 13, 2018.


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:

  • Prepares and delivers lectures to undergraduate and graduate students within the prescribed curriculum.
  • Stimulates class discussions and facilitates learning in the on-ground or online classroom modality.
  • Assesses student performance in accordance with University Assessment Practices.
  • Remains current in the field of marketing/advertising and effective teaching techniques. 
  • Maintains four course teaching load each semester
  • Becomes actively involved in the college to work alongside undergraduate students in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.
  • Participates in faculty and Colangelo College of Business meetings and College/University committee activities.
  • Performs other duties as directed by the Dean, Colangelo College of Business, centered on teaching, service, and scholarship.
  • Supports the integrity of the GCU mission and educational learning outcomes.  


  • Preferred: PhD or DBA in Marketing or related business discipline. Minimum: MBA or Marketing related graduate degree.
  • Post-secondary experience teaching marketing courses.   
  • Significant (5+ years desired), documented, industry experience in marketing and/or advertising, digital marketing, recent/current experience desired.
  • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (e.g. revenue generation across various areas, sports marketing, hospitality marketing) is a plus.    
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

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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. 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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