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Faculty - FNP Program Lead

Grand Canyon University Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.

Make a Difference at Grand Canyon University

Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions at our campus in Phoenix, AZ. The College, boasts a rich 30-year history providing outstanding health care and nursing degree programs. Students can earn their RN to BSN, or a master’s in nursing degree specializing in advanced patient care or in the emerging fields of health care administration, management, or public health.

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. 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.

The College of Nursing and Health Care Professions is seeking a full time Lead Faculty for the FNP Program. Target start is immediate and please note, this position is a ground position at our Phoenix campus and is NOT remote.

Responsibilities:

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. Other main responsibilities include:

  • Assists in providing administrative leadership for the FNP Program and supervises faculty in designated program areas.
  • Ensures educational needs of the students and community are met.
  • Administers the program according to the mission, strategic plan, policies, procedures and agreements of the institution.
  • Ensures compliance with state and national accreditation standards.
  • Ensures compliance with regulatory agencies, i.e. BON
  • Recruits faculty and provides a positive on-boarding experience.
  • Serves as liaison for GCU and other significant community stakeholders.
  • Ensures timely communication and information to all stakeholders.
  • Attends sessions to facilitate communication and problem resolution between students and the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions.
  • Communicates student issues to the appropriate University department for resolution.
  • Conducts follow-up call with University departments to ensure problem closure.

Qualifications:

  • Doctorate in Nursing Practice preferred; MSN required
  • Unencumbered, current RN Licensure in Arizona or a compact state required.
  • Must hold and maintain active National Certification as a Family Nurse Practitioner.
  • Minimum of 2 years work experience in a university setting.
  • Preferred work experience with Advanced Practice Registered Nursing programs.
  • Prior management experience level preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build positive relationships with students and preceptors.
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills required.
  • Must successfully pass a drug test.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

We also have on-campus and remote, part-time, Adjunct positions available. To view a list of all Adjunct openings visit: https://jobs.gcu.edu/joblist?page_size=20&page_number=1&keyword=Adjunct&sort_by=start_date&sort_order=DESC​

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Grand Canyon University

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier, private Christian university where students find their purpose in pursuit of their dreams. GCU was founded in 1949 as Grand Canyon College in Prescott, AZ. During its early years, Grand Canyon developed a strong reputation for quality education in teaching, nursing, health care and fine arts. After transitioning into Grand Canyon University and relocating to Phoenix, the university rapidly grew in the higher education landscape. GCU now serves as a leading non-profit institute where students thrive academically, personally and spiritually on the university’s vibrant campus with state-of-the-art facilities and online through its innovative digital platform. With a $1 billion investment, GCU has been able to build new technology infrastructure, offer in-demand STEM programs, expand academic offerings and more, while committing to its mission based on a Christian worldview. Exciting Growth & Expansion GCU is experiencing an era of transformation and rapid growth that’s exciting not only for our students and local community, but for our faculty and employees too! Our vibrant campus in the heart of Phoenix continues to grow with new classroom buildings, amenities and state-of-the-art facilities like GCU Stadium and Brazell Field at GCU Ballpark for game days like no other. We continue to expand our catalog of online and campus offerings in high-demand fields, impact the community with our GCU enterprises and focus on our commitment to service by revitalizing the community. Thriving Work Environment We welcome new talent to explore rewarding opportunities and the chance to be a part of something great. Here, you’ll join a fast-paced culture that values our Christian principles and work among teams enthusiastic about making a difference. You’ll be surrounded by colleagues who share your drive, push to raise the bar and exceed expectations within an energized and innovative work setting. Whether you’re pursuing a faculty or a position at one of the enterprises, you will play an important role in our mission to elevate higher education and help GCU students find their purpose, as your find yours at GCU too. Generous Benefits & Special Perks Take advantage of GCU’s full range of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401(k) savings plan, team-building activities, discounted event tickets, gyms in every location, financial planning services and worship events. Working at GCU 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, employees may take up to two additional paid days off to volunteer. Many employees choose to volunteer with GCU’s partner Habitat for Humanity and support this great cause benefitting our neighborhoods. GCU has currently renovated over 170 homes with a goal to rehabilitate 700 homes, and employees have volunteered 6,400 hours of their time. 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. We invite you to be a part of this exciting, unprecedented era of transformation! Help shape the futures of our students, university, community—and your own. Find Your Purpose at GCU. For more information, visit gcu.edu

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