01 Feb

Faculty – ACNP Lead – College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Grand Canyon University
February 1, 2019
Phoenix, AZ
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The Faculty role is to contribute to the teaching, scholarship and service expectations of the College. The emphasis is on teaching, scholarship productivity, and the continued development of the college’s educational programs. The appointments will vary based upon college need. Course loads will be determined based upon the university guidelines unless other educational/administrative needs as determined by the dean require course load releases. Academic rank to be determined commensurate with experience and qualifications.
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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.

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

We have 3 Faculty positions open in the College of Nursing and Health Care Professions:

Faculty - ACNP Lead - College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Faculty - ACNP - College of Nursing and Health Care Professions

Faculty - Part Time ACNP - College of Nursing and Health Care Professions


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 AGACNP 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.
  • Facilitate and lead the all on-campus clinical residencies
  • Assists with Curriculum revisions
  • Assists and facilitates within the On campus clinical residency experiences


  • 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 an ACNP or AGACNP
  • 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 and leadership skills with 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.

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