Digital Film: Production / Screenwriting – Adjunct Faculty – Traditional Campus



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Job description

Grand Canyon University is Arizona’s premier private Christian university.

Are you an industry professional in digital film who wants to help students gain hands-on experience in production or screenwriting? We may have the teaching opportunity you have been looking for!

Start your instructor career with GCU and join our mission in helping others find their purpose. The College of Arts and Media offers exciting opportunities for adjunct faculty to teach part-time, face-to-face instruction at our Phoenix campus.

Why Work at GCU:

  • Education Benefits and Tuition Assistance
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Perks and Discounts
  • Gym and Fitness Center
  • Canyon Health & Wellness Center

GCU Traditional Campus – Phoenix, AZ:

  • Courses are in-person and on-campus for the Fall 2023 semester (09/05/2023 – 12/17/2023)

Degree Program Information:

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Production    

* Click here for degree course list and course descriptions —

DFP-101: Introduction to Cinema

DFP-111: Digital Video Production

DFP-223: Cinematography

DFP-455: Advanced Digital Post-Production

Bachelor of Arts in Digital Film with an Emphasis in Screenwriting

* Click here for degree course list and course descriptions —

DFP-221: Screenwriting I

DFP-331: Visual Storytelling

DFP-235: Writing the Character-Centered Screenplay

DFP-230: Writing the Genre Film

What You Will Do:

  • Facilitate classroom lecture and discussions while incorporating innovative teaching strategies
  • Engage students in cutting-edge technologies and industry trends
  • Assess student performance and mentor classroom success to prepare them for their chosen career path
  • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University’s Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University

What You Will Bring:

  • Bachelors (or higher) in Fine Arts, Film Studies, Film Production, Film/Video Cinematography, Screenwriting, Film/Video Studies, or related degree
  • At least 2 years professional experience within related industry

If you are looking for a chance to empower and support students in the Digital Film program, we want to hear from you!

How to apply

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Since 1949, Grand Canyon University has been a premier private university in Arizona, helping students find their purpose and achieve their potential through landing the career of their dreams, advancing their career, and changing careers. As a Christian university, GCU also encourages students to find their purpose in Christ, with an emphasis on applying Christian values and ethics to the workplace.