Job Description

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a cohort adjunct faculty member for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The college, which provides a job focused education, features a variety of programs from counseling and psychology to justice studies, history and English literature.

As an adjunct faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline. 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. 


Responsibilities include equipping students with the required skill set, facilitating classroom discussions, assessing student performance and preparing students to be successful leaders in their chosen profession. 


This is an evening graduate class held one night per week for four hours on our main campus in Phoenix, AZ. Candidates must have evening availability.

  • Preferred: Core counseling faculty have earned doctoral degrees in counselor education, preferably from a CACREP-accredited program OR have related doctoral degrees (Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Behavioral Health, Mental Health) AND have been employed as full-time faculty members in a counselor education program for a minimum of one full academic year before July 1, 2013. current Licensed Independent as Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT), or Independent Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC), maintain an active membership in a recognize counseling association and show evidence of counseling advocacy and/or research or scholarly experience and/or two years of clinical experience and/or experience in Counselor Education. Minimum: Non-Core faculty will have a Doctorate degree in counseling or related fields (Clinical or Counseling Psychology, Marriage and Family Therapy, Behavioral Health, or Mental Health AND current Licensed Independent as Professional Counselor (LPC) or Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) or Independent Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and two years of post-licensure experience. Alternative Minimum: Non-Core faculty will have a Masters in Professional Counseling or Masters in Mental Health Counseling or Masters in Counseling or Clinical Psychology or Masters in Marriage and Family Therapy AND current Licensed Independent Professional Counselor (LPC), Independent Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) or a Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) AND 5 years work experience as an independent licensed counselor.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Interested in GCU Faculty and Adjunct positions, but can't find a position that's right for you?

Submit your resume to our Faculty Jobs Talent Community to be considered for future opportunities.  Visit the Faculty Jobs page on the GCU Career Site and scroll down to join the Talent Community. 


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.

Only candidates who submit a resume and complete the full application will be considered - anyone without a resume will be declined automatically. 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.

For more information on Grand Canyon University, visit us

If you’re looking for jobs in admissions/enrollment, accounting, curriculum development, financial aid, human resources, information technology, marketing or other student service-related jobs at Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Visit our partner’s site at for more information.

Posted 8 Days Ago

Part time


Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online