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. 

Are you looking to shape the nurses of the future? Have you always thought about teaching? Are you prepared to pass on your knowledge to the next generation of Nurses and Healthcare professionals? We may have the opportunity you have been looking for.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has openings for instructors to teach Full Time Didactic in the ABSN Program. 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. 

Target Hire: July 1

Schedule: Full time, Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm AZ time

Benefits: Fully benefit portfolio, including tuition package

Courses and Clinical Areas: OB, Peds, Community/Population Health, MedSurg I and II, Fundamentals, Transition to Practice,

What you will do:

  • Teach online undergraduate courses and prepare activities that focus on application of content that are engaging and stimulate classroom discussions
  • Develop and provide instruction that incorporates current teaching methodologies, technologies and Behavioral Health trends that reflect advances in the requisite discipline educational instruction
  • Foster and encourage an online culture of learning
  • Compile, administer and grade examinations, complete exam reviews/analysis, assignments, discussion forums and participation meeting prescribed deadlines
  • Assist students outside of the classroom hours and actively mentor students which may include additional sessions for student success
  • Assist with curriculum design and development; be a sound advocate for change to programs, curriculum, and teaching methodologies/pedagogies
  • Participate actively in college or university committees for advancing the overall educational mission of the university
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to adjunct faculty 

What you need:

  • Master’s degree required (MSN) and Certified Nurse Educator preferred (CNE)
  • 2 years of direct patient care nursing experience required
  • An active, current, and unencumbered Registered Nurse license in the State of AZ or a compact state
  • Experience teaching in a nursing program required
  • Experience teaching online for a nursing program required
  • Evidence of involvement in one’s professional area (e.g. membership in professional organizations, presentations, research, and/or publications
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

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

Application Instructions

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