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Faculty Chair Psychology College of Doctoral Studies

Grand Canyon University
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Grand Canyon University! One of Arizona’s leading institutions of higher learning. Located in the Valley of Sun in the heart of Phoenix, Arizona, GCU is a regionally accredited, private, nondenominational Christian University.

Grand Canyon University College of Doctoral Studies creates an engaging learning experience for our students, helping our students reach their ultimate goal of completing their dissertations.

We are seeking a Faculty Chair in Psychology for the College of Doctoral Studies. Working under general guidance, the Faculty Chair has responsibility for the performance and productivity of all the full-time faculty to ensure instruction is complying with all compliance and processes to maintain student learning outcomes.

What you will do:

  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the full-time faculty classes.
  • Oversee and ensures compliance with all university policies and government regulations in the day-to-day instructional classroom.
  • Monitor processes and workflow and develops recommendations for improvement and ensures up-to-date documentation.
  • Assist with any escalated issues that may arise, address complaints, and resolve problems.
  • Maintain a teaching load of approximately two classes, in addition to a dissertation chair teaching load of approximately 3-5 learners.

What you need:

  • PhD in Psychology or a Psy D.
  • Must have served at least one year as full-time faculty.
  • Previous supervisory/management experience preferred.
  • Must pass background investigation.
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.

Why work at GCU:

  • Exceptional workplace benefits include medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, a 401K savings plan
  • Generous time off plan and 11 paid holidays
  • Paid time off to volunteer in the community or at GCU sponsored events
  • Free covered parking
  • We also offer full-time employees, their spouses, and dependent children an Education Tuition Discount Program
  • Free on-site gyms on campus
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