Job Description

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier private Christian university.

Are you a Web Design, Product Design, or UX/UI Design professional with a desire to support students enrolled in an engaging and enriching web design degree? We may have the teaching opportunity you have been looking for!

Start your instructor career with GCU and join our mission in helping others find their purpose. The College of Arts and Media offers exciting opportunities for adjunct faculty to teach part-time, face-to-face instruction at our Phoenix campus. We offer a program that provides a strong foundation in web design and prepares students to enter the workforce.

Why Work at GCU:

  • Education Benefits and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Gym and Fitness Center
  • Canyon Health & Wellness Center

GCU Traditional Campus - Phoenix, AZ:

  • Courses are in-person and on-campus for the Fall 2023 semester (09/05/2023 - 12/17/2023)

Degree Program Information:

Our Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Digital Design - Web Design degree prepares students to work as entry-level designers in a variety of exciting industries.

-- Click here for degree course list and course descriptions --

DDN-255: Interface Design 2: Web Design

DDN-336: Front-End Development for Web Design

DDN-351: Interface Design 3: Application Design

DDN-356: Interface Design 4: Content Management Systems

What You Will Do:

  • Facilitate classroom lecture and discussions while incorporating innovative teaching strategies
  • Engage students in cutting-edge technologies and industry trends
  • Assess student performance and mentor classroom success to prepare them for their chosen career path
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelors (or higher) in Web Design, UX Design, UI Design, Graphic Design OR related area of study
  • At least 3 years experience in the industry
  • Demonstrated knowledge of user experience, user interface design, designing for content management systems (CMS), design thinking process, principles of design, typography, color, or brand development and current trends
  • Portfolio or Website Link:
    • Work Project or Design Samples (Web Design, Application or Interface Design, CMS, Website Production, Blogs)
    • Experience in User Interface Design, HTML and CSS, JavaScript
    • Experience with software including Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Experience Design, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Wordpress, or Text Editor such as Sublime, BB Edit, Coda

If you are looking for a chance to empower and support students to gain design experience while building their portfolio, we want to hear from you!

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Application Instructions

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