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About Grand Canyon University

Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential by preparing them to pursue their chosen career, advance in their current career, or re-career into a different field. As a regionally-accredited Christian university, GCU also places an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the – more... workplace. GCU offers over 100 online and campus-based degree programs.

GCU offers exceptional benefits to employees and is looking to hire individuals with a passion for helping students achieve their educational goals. GCU is an innovative organization, and is currently undergoing an over $200 million campus expansion.

With a growing campus, located in the heart of Phoenix, this private university offers many amenities such as a heated pool, several new dorms, and a new 55,000-square-foot student recreation center (that are available for employee use as well). Also, the new GCU Arena, a 5,000-seat facility, is home to the GCU men's and women's basketball teams and hosts other sporting events, concerts, conferences and world-renown Christian speakers. The latest dining hall on campus, Thunder Alley, features several restaurants and a six-lane bowling alley.

Benefits
GCU believes in fostering an enriching academic environment that inspires our students, staff and faculty members. We do this by offering competitive salaries, a wide range of benefits and rewards, and an abundance of learning and development opportunities to increase your knowledge and skills and advance your career. GCU’s exceptional workplace benefits include medical insurance, dental and vision insurance, life and disability insurance, a competitive 401k plan, and a generous holiday and paid time off package. Other GCU employee perks include:

• Education Tuition Program - GCU supports lifelong learning by offering a generous Education Tuition Program for qualified employees and their dependents.
• Employee Wellness Incentive Program - Encouraging healthy lifestyle habits, wellness program participants receive a medical plan premium discount.
• On Site Health and Wellness Center - A health and wellness center on the main campus for students and employees offers services such as illness assessment, prescriptions, annual routine physical exams, flu shots, smoking cessation programs and healthy living resources and events.
• Employee Assistance Program - To help employees achieve more life/work balance, GCU’s 24/7 employee assistance program offers professionals information on topics such as parenting, senior care, child care and basic life issues.

Career Opportunities
The career opportunities at Grand Canyon University are as diverse and interesting as our campus-based and online classes. We know it takes a team of dedicated employees, progressive technology, and rigorous academic programs to give our students an education that prepares them to lead and serve. GCU’s active participation in the community and our continuous commitment to excellence make this organization an attractive and rewarding place to work.

If you’re ready for an outstanding career opportunity working with a community of inspired individuals, we invite you to come and explore what GCU has to offer.

Vision & Mission
Grand Canyon University is a premier Christian university educating people to lead and serve. GCU prepares learners to become global citizens, critical thinkers, effective communicators and responsible leaders by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of our Christian heritage.

The curriculum at GCU is designed to prepare students with the skills and knowledge needed in the contemporary job market. Students are challenged to develop these tools and push their intellectual limits in order to become successful in their careers.

In addition, the curriculum fosters personal discovery so that students realize within themselves the elements of compassion and accountability. A uniquely important element of the GCU mission statement is the defining attribute of its Christian heritage. The GCU community defines its culture by the way its members reflect a committed relationship with Christ and creates the GCU experience in a manner that reflects His teachings to support students and graduates through a successful life journey.

These normative Christian values are integral to the development, maturity and education of ethical and morally respectable citizens who continue on the path of life-long learning. Each element or objective of the GCU mission statement is uniquely addressed in the GCU curriculum and by the GCU culture, which shapes a rich learning environment from which students graduate with professional and life skills. – less

Grand Canyon University Employer Reviews

Enrollment Advisor (Current Employee), Phoenix, AZDecember 7, 2014
Adjunct Instructor (Current Employee), OnlineDecember 2, 2014
Enrollment/ University Development Representative (Current Employee), San Diego, CANovember 21, 2014
Student Services Advisor (Former Employee), Phoenix, AZNovember 12, 2014
Enrollment Counselor (Current Employee), Tempe, AZNovember 10, 2014

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