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 is seeking a Lead Faculty member for Speech Language Pathology.  This role will be located on ground at our 33rd and Camelback main campus

What you will do:

  • Teach undergraduate courses or graduate courses within the requisite discipline meeting the required course load requirements
  • Develop and provide instruction that incorporates current teaching methodologies, technologies and other trends that reflect advances in the requisite discipline educational instruction
  • Engage students within classroom to stimulate discussions for collective learning
  • Incorporate relevant research resources and experiential activities to support course objectives, lectures and learning outcomes
  • Compile bibliographies of specialized materials for outside reading
  • Assist students outside classroom hours and actively mentors students
  • Develop and administer forward thinking short and long term learning plans for students’ development and growth
  • Maintain compliance with requirements for program accreditation
  • Assess student performance in accordance with University Assessment Practices
  • Assist with curriculum design and development; be a sound advocate for change to programs, curriculum and teaching methodologies/pedagogies
  • Engages regularly in professional development activities
  • Participate actively in college or university committees for advancing the overall educational mission of the university
  • Foster and promote diversity and collegiality among faculty, students and staff
  • Provide leadership and mentorship to adjunct faculty
  • Develop and maintain relationships with professional contacts to support internship programs, project collaborations and student mentoring
  • Assist college administration in developing internal and external communities that promote the Colleges academic programs/majors
  • Maintain compliance with all college and University policies and program accreditation/licensure requirements
  • Effectively utilize assigned resources including any budget allocations

What you need:

  • Master’s in Speech Language Pathology required. Doctorate preferred.
  • Minimum 3 years work experience in the area of speech language pathology
  • Teaching experience preferred
  • Active, unencumbered Speech Language Pathology (SLP) license
  • Certificate of Clinical Competence in Speech Language Pathology (CCC) Certification from American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA)   
  • Evidence of involvement in one’s professional area (e.g., membership in professional organizations, presentations, research and/or publications)

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan. 
  • We also offer full-time employees an Education Tuition Discount Program of up to 100% of tuition costs
  • Generous holiday and paid time off package - we aren’t kidding, it’s good!

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