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Account Executive - Online Division

Grand Canyon Education Fayetteville, AR
  • Expired: 21 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Grand Canyon Education, formerly part of Grand Canyon University, became its own entity in July 2018 after the HLC approved GCUs application to become a nonprofit institution. GCE will work in close partnership with GCU. Moreover, many positions with GCE are located on GCUs main campus.

If youre passionate about education and have an entrepreneurial spirit, consider an Account Executive position with Grand Canyon Education, Inc. as your next exciting career move.GCEs Online Division is seeking a self-motivated, business development professional to build awareness of our online academic programs for education, healthcare and business within the Fayetteville , AR territory. You will focus on building relationships with businesses/organizations to expand our reach to prospective students. Youll also take an active role in supporting prospective students through the admissions process to guide them on the right path towards a successful online learning experience.

Starting salary is $65,000 a year.


  • Work remotely within your assigned territory, managing and implementing strategies to increase prospective student inquiries.
  • Cold calling key decision makers at prospective businesses/organizations to build relationships and create a pipeline of prospective students.
  • Create and execute event/activity plans, which includes conducting informational, prospective student presentations.
  • Counsel students on the enrollment process from lead generation through first few classes.
  • Maintain and grow inquiry and account databases.
  • Significant regional travel within assigned territory.


  • 3 years demonstrated success in outside business development, consultative sales or account management experience. Prior higher education experience a plus.
  • A bachelors degree (highly preferred) or 5 years of related experience with a minimum of 60 college credits completed and progressing toward an undergraduate degree.
  • Excellent interpersonal and sales presentation skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • An entrepreneurial and determined attitude in order to meet performance targets, and the confidence to work independently without daily oversight.
  • Computer/office software proficiency including MS Office Suite and CRM tools.
  • Requires use of a personal vehicle, a valid driver's license and cleandrivingrecord.
  • Cannot be delinquent or in default on a federal student loan as verified in your credit report. If in a rehabilitation program, your credit report must reflect that you are current, not delinquent, on your payments.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the Universitys Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evening and weekend hours.

At Grand Canyon Education, it is our privilege to serve students and those who support academic advancement. We lead educational transformation by developing superior ways to help schools grow and prosper. We provide transparent programs, intuitive online learning technologies and well-established academic models that promote student success and institutional growth.

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 ApplicationGuide.

All staff candidates will be askedto review GCEsstaffexpectations as part of the application process.

Our partner in education, Grand Canyon University, is Arizonas premier private Christian university. GCU serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally.

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Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time


Grand Canyon Education

Why Work Here?

Awesome benefits, positive company culture, generous PTO.

GCE is a shared services partner dedicated to serving colleges and universities. GCE’s leadership team has been leading educational transformation since 1983, and supports partner institutions’ students through operational functions that achieve organizational growth and student success. GCE can design programs that serve your diverse student body on campus or online at the undergraduate, master, and doctoral program levels. These functions support the complete student life cycle including strategic enrollment management, academic counseling, financial services, learning management system support, technical support, student information system support, compliance, marketing, human resources, classroom operations, curriculum development, faculty recruitment and training, among others. Our Partner Grand Canyon University (GCU) is Arizona’s premier, nonprofit Christian university committed to making a private education affordable. Established in 1949, GCU has become an unprecedented success story and is defined as a leader in education and an anchor institution in its community. Today, GCU helps over 19,000 on-campus students and 70,000 online students find their purpose and prepare for a career that makes a difference. We offer over 200 academic programs including 150 online academic programs. GCU is dedicated to innovating higher education and transforming the community to serve the greater good and contribute to the future. Grand Canyon Education, Inc. (GCE) is excited support this amazing growth and help GCU prepare for the next chapter of their incredible journey to help students find their purpose. GCU selected GCE to partner as an online program provider to support GCU’s mission, students, faculty and staff. By selecting GCE, GCU is assured of furthering its mission through the companies’ complimentary visions and ethical standards and the efficient use of strategic resources that support teaching and assessment of student learning. Work Environment At GCE, we are pleased to offer rewarding careers for professionals with a variety of skillsets. These roles help change lives daily and support our partner in their educational goals. We are committed to ethical values and practices, with an emphasis on building a supportive work environment and offering job advancement opportunities to top-performing employees. GCE offers exciting job opportunities in the departments below: • Admissions, Enrollment and Student Services • Information Technology • Marketing • Accounting • Human Resources • Curriculum Development • And many more! Generous Benefits & Special Perks GCE employees enjoy the following benefits: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, onsite gym facilities, discounts on GCU swap, financial planning services and worship events with our Corporate Chaplin. Working at GCE offers more than just a paycheck and generous benefits, it offers the opportunity to contribute toward the greater good and experience something greater than yourself. In addition to four weeks of paid time off within the first year and 11 1⁄2 paid holidays, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with our partner organization GCU to rehabilitate local homes surrounding GCU with our partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. Our commitment to education also extends to our employees and their families. We create pathways for employees to progress their career here, as well as continue their education for career advancement. Full-time employees may participate in an Education Tuition Discount Program that offers up to 100% of tuition costs for themselves and/or two family members. For more information, visit


Fayetteville, AR