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. 

Grand Canyon University’s Online Instruction Department is seeking Full-Time Faculty candidates to teach courses in our Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health program. This is an e-learning, remote position.

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 we are offering:

The opportunity to work with a thriving diverse online student population.

What will you do:

  • Prepares and delivers competency-based online instruction by providing theory and practice education. Instructs and facilitates a meaningful learning experience of the core competencies within the curriculum.

  • Ensures learning objectives are met using methods within the e-learning modality.

  • Through e-learning modality students in counseling programs meet and work closely with the core faculty.

  • Collaborates and offers recommendations to counseling program leads on curriculum related matters.

  • Stimulates class discussions and fosters and encourages an online culture of learning that values mutual respect, academic responsibility, life-long learning, diversity and ethics, as well as personal and professional development.

  • Administers and grades student assessments.

  • Provides substantive, holistic feedback to support the numerical score awarded for assignments and assessments.

  • Demonstrates effective written communication skills (i.e. clarity, spelling, grammar), and an overall professional and respectful tone in communications with students in the e-learning environment.

  • Support student learning through multiple delivery methods, including phone calls and emails.

  • Supports adherence to CACREP standards and policies

What will you need:

  • Maintain an active license.

  • Maintain an active membership to a recognized professional counseling association (American School Counseling Association, ASCA preferred).    

  • Show evidence of advocacy/professional service, research or scholarly activities in counseling. 

  • Have outstanding communication skills and the ability to successfully adapt to an e-learning environment.

  • Be willing to work in an accelerated learning format, and work in an e-learning environment with students on a daily basis.

  • Provide 24-hour turnaround responses to student questions and concerns.

  • Role model the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Education and Experience:

  • 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. 


  • 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. 

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 at all our office locations


Application Instructions

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