How to Apply for Employment at ACU
Applicants for non-faculty positions should forward a letter of interest/desire for serving this Christian University, resume, and staff application to: [email protected]. Positions will remain opened until filled. Faculty applicants should follow the application procedures listed with each posting.
Staff and Administration Positions
Department Chair of Business Administration
Arizona Christian University is seeking applicants for the position of Department Chair of Business Administration. The Business Administration degree program is built on The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business Guidelines, framed with a biblical worldview.
This full-time position requires a Ph.D. or DBA in Business Administration, demonstrated the ability to develop and manage academic department assessment plan, development of new higher education academic programs, experience with interfacing with national and state accrediting agencies, knowledge of on-campus, online, and hybrid undergraduate and graduate programs. At least five years of teaching experience in an accredited higher education institution is required. The ideal candidate will specialize in development and expansion of on-campus, online, and hybrid undergraduate and graduate programs.
The faculty is expected to share their Christian faith with students and integrate it into their classes. Applicants should forward a resume, letter of interest, a completed Faculty Application, and academic transcripts to [email protected]. Please click here to view the job description.
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO)
Arizona Christian University is currently seeking an experienced leader for the newly created position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (EVP/COO). The successful candidate will report to the President and serve as second in command. The position is part of the President’s Executive Cabinet. Major responsibilities include: overseeing all campus operations, university strategic planning, accreditation, and new academic program development. Reporting to this new position are the following: Academic Dean; Chief Financial Officer; Vice President of Enrollment Management; Vice President for Professional Adult and Online Studies and Athletic Director. S/he will be innovative, creative, entrepreneurial, and a team player who can articulate a strong academic vision, develop and maintain relationships with internal and external constituencies, and demonstrate strong skills in fiscal management. The EVP/COO will collaboratively develop new academic programs and create learning environments that will allow for growth opportunities and reflect the needs of a changing and technologically advanced workplace. A terminal degree is required. Evidence of scholarly achievement and substantive teaching and administrative experience at the postsecondary level are highly desirable. The new EVP/COO will be required to fully embrace the ACU Statement of Faith and support of the mission and vision of Arizona Christian University and the University Core Commitments.
Environment: The campus of Arizona Christian University is located in the scenic Paradise Valley area twelve miles north of downtown Phoenix. Known as the “Valley of the Sun,” Phoenix is a rapidly growing metropolis and is a center of influence in the Southwest. Picturesque mountains in the midst of the distinctive semi-arid environment of Arizona surround the city. Phoenix provides visitors access to attractions like the Grand Canyon, Monument Valley, Roosevelt Dam, Lake Havasu, and the Petrified Forest. Additional cultural attractions in the city include museums, botanical gardens, the Phoenix Symphony, and the Phoenix Zoo.
Application: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume to RPA Inc. at [email protected]. All ACU employees are required to sign the following documents:
Cover letters should address the degree to which candidates are in harmony with and supportive of these documents. For a confidential discussion about this opportunity or to make a nomination, please call Dr. Jim Barnes, Senior Consultant, at 765-618-2582 or Brian Bustin, Search Consultant, at 800-992-9277. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled, but for best consideration, materials should be submitted by August 12, 2016. First round interviews will commence shortly thereafter.
Maintenance Worker II
Arizona Christian University is seeking applications for the position of Maintenance Worker II. This position will focus on the repair and maintenance of the heating and air conditioning units. Please click here for a detailed job description. Applicants should forward a letter of interest explaining their desire for serving this Christian University, a resume, and completed staff application to: [email protected]
Athletic Department Positions
No open positions at this time.
Spring 2017 - English Composition/Developmental English Adjunct
Arizona Christian University seeks applications from adjunct faculty candidates able to teach English Composition courses in the university’s liberal arts core curriculum. The university also seeks qualified candidates who can teach Composition and Grammar at the remedial level. We are especially interested in applicants who can teach morning/early afternoon classes (before 1:30 pm). Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree or above in English (or related discipline) and possess teaching experience at the college level. Faculty are expected to share their Christian faith with students and integrate it into their classes. Applicants should forward a resume, letter of interest, faculty application form, and academic transcripts [email protected]
Spring 2017 – Political Science - Adjunct Faculty
The ACU Department of Government, History, and Philosophy is seeking applications for adjunct faculty candidates in a various political science courses for Spring 2016, including the following courses: POL 220: Politics, Media and Technology; POL 300: Political Science Research and Writing; POL 326: Supreme Court and the Constitution, and others as needed. Qualified candidates will possess a Master’s degree or above in the content area being taught and teaching experience in the content area at the college level. Adjunct faculty instructors are expected to integrate their Christian faith into their classes. Applicants should forward a completed Faculty Application, resume, letter of interest, via and academic transcripts to [email protected].