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. 

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.

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences, which provides a job focused education. Grand Canyon University’s Online Instruction department is seeking full time faculty candidates to teach courses in our Counselor Education and Supervision Ph.D. program.

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.

What you will do:

  • Teaches one or more subjects within prescribed curriculum and encourages student success.

  • Prepares and delivers competency-based online education and delivers online class instruction, providing theory and practice education; instructs and facilitates a meaningful learning experience of the course competencies in the curriculum.

  • Through distance delivery mechanisms, ensures learning objectives are being met.

  • Partners with Enrollment, Academic and Finance counselors to provide support to students.

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

  • Compiles, administers, and grades examinations or assigns this work to others.

  • Other duties as assigned.

What you need:

  • Doctoral degree in Counselor Education and Supervision preferably from a CACREP-accredited program, holds an independent license in the field of counseling, and has experience in conducting research or scholarly related activities. 

  • Has a doctoral degree in a related field (Clinical/Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Behavioral or Mental Health, or Substance Abuse Counseling), and was employed as a full-time faculty member in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013.  Holds an independent license in the field of counseling, and has experience in conducting research or scholarly related activities. 

  • Outstanding communication skills and the ability to successfully adapt to an e-learning environment. Good coaching, counseling, mentoring and advising skills and ability.

  • Proven organizational and time management skills with ability to complete assignments timely and accurately with minimal supervision.

  • Familiarity with curriculum development and student learning assessment.

  • 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



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