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. 

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full-time Faculty member on the traditional ground campus in the College of Theology.  For those with a passion for ministry and helping others through Christ, the College of Theology and Grand Canyon Theological Seminary offer bachelor and master’s degrees in theology and ministry. Specializations include Youth Ministry, Pastoral Ministry, Biblical Studies, Christian Leadership and various seminary programs.  

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. You will also have the opportunity to work at a thriving diverse campus and with online student populations. 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.

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.


What you will do:

  • Conducts classes, teaching subjects which are relevant to the learning needs of the students and facilitates engaging individual and group instructional activities.

  • Assists in developing and formulating the curriculum and new academic programs.

  • Mentors students, engages in scholarly activities and participates in service activities.

  • Assists students in achieving course objectives and learning outcomes.

  • Provides students with substantive feedback and critical evaluation in a timely manner.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you will need:

  • Master’s Degree required. Doctorate degree preferred.

  • Discipline may require active licensure/certification.

  • Minimum two years’ teaching at collegiate level required or extensive industry knowledge may be substituted based upon the dean’s approval.

  • Specialized knowledge of discipline areas may be 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

  • Free on-site gyms on campus


Application Instructions

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