Job Description

Grand Canyon University!  One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learner. 

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.

Grand Canyon University College of Nursing and Health Care Professions has an immediate need for a Part-Time Nursing Tutor.  We invite applications from individuals who are enthusiastic about sharing their knowledge with our Nursing students.  The Nursing Tutor will provide content area tutoring services to pre-licensure nursing students.

This position needs BSN or MSN, must be Board Certified and willing to work a part time flexible schedule. Please note, the home base for this position is located at 3500 N. Campbell Ave, Tucson, AZ. 

What you will do:

  • Provide academic support to students by providing course content clarity on difficult concepts, answering course content questions, and reviewing best practices in study skills
  • Tutor students with learning in a variety of content areas to include pathophysiology, pharmacology, fundamental nursing knowledge, and other undergraduate nursing courses as needed
  • Knowledgeable in pre-licensure nursing program learning outcomes
  • Provide feedback to faculty for student success 
  • Meet with students on a regular basis to monitor utilization of remediation strategies 
  • Tutor students in test taking skills and in the preparation for all course exams
  • Maintain documentation of student remediation plans, processes and success
  • Preserve lines of communication with program faculty and director including attendance in select faculty meetings
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

What you need:

  • BSN Required; Master’s Degree in Nursing preferred
  • 3 years of recent nursing experience required
  • 2 years of experience providing support to others in precepting, tutoring, training, instruction, advising academic support services or classroom instruction preferred
  • Unencumbered, active, and current RN Licensure in Arizona or a compact state required
  • Ability to use different teaching methods and to transmit information in a manner which is accessible and comprehensible to students
  • Strong communications skills and the ability to effectively mentor, tutor, and guide students


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.

For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

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Posted 22 Days Ago

Part time


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