Lead Core Faculty - Counseling - College of Humanities and Social Sciences
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 12-month faculty position and will be based on our Main Campus in Phoenix, AZ. The anticipated start date is January 2019.
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:
- Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum.
- Prepares and delivers lectures to students.
- Compiles bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading assignments.
- Stimulates class discussions.
- Compiles, administers, and grades examinations, or assigns this work to others.
- Remains current with new trends and development in his/her field of expertise.
- Required to maintain the equivalent of a four course load (12 credit hours) either on-ground or online.
- Student classroom load will be assigned based upon teaching qualifications and demonstrated classroom facilitation.
- Serve as the as the academic unit leader for counselor education:
- Serves as the coordination of the assigned counseling program(s),
- Helps to respond to inquiries regarding the overall academic unit
- Supports adherence to CACREP standards and policies
- Leads and support the CACREP accreditation process
- Work collaborative with other counseling education programs hosted in different colleges
- Provides input and making recommendations regarding the development of and expenditures from the assigned counseling program budget
- Provides year-round leadership to the operation of the assigned counseling program(s),
- With the collaboration of other core faculty, establishes program curricula and supports operational policies and procedures of the assigned counseling program.
- Assist in other duties as assigned
- Doctoral degree in a related field (clinical/counseling psychology, marriage and family therapy, behavioral or mental health, or substance abuse counseling), AND at least one academic year as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program before July 1, 2013, AND holds a current independent license in the field of counseling, AND has experience in conducting research or scholarly related activities.
- Knowledge and experience of CACREP standards and the accreditation process
- At least five (5) years of experience as a Lead or Chair Core Faculty
- Maintain an active membership to a recognized professional counseling association (American Counseling Association, ACA preferred).
- Show evidence of advocacy/professional service, research or scholarly activities in counseling.
- Outstanding communication skills and the ability to successfully adapt to an e-learning environment.
- Willingness to work in an accelerated learning format, and work in an e-learning environment with students on a daily basis.
- Availability to provide 24-hour turnaround responses to student questions and concerns.
- Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
- Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, AND holds a current independent license in the field of counseling, AND has experience conducting research or scholarly related activities.
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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. 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.
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