Job Description

Junior Program Development Specialist - (College of Theology)

Purpose Within the Organization:  

To assist the Program Development Specialist department with recruit-facing events, conversations, and presentations on GCU’s campus, while providing a first-hand account of the GCU student experience.

Responsibilities Related to Purpose

Essential duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Will be responsible for learning, understanding, and delivering program-specific information for the College of Theology, covering degree programs specific to ground traditional recruitment.
  • Delivers program-specific content through presentations at admissions activities not limited to but including Discover, GCU Day, GCU Live, etc., which may require set-up and tear-down.
  • Assists GCE and GCU staff with program-specific content on organized tours for students, parents, administration, and other school-related personnel.
  • Provides program-specific information to recruits through scheduled phone appointments, webinars, and other mixed media formats.
  • Collect and input administrative notations to recruiting systems to track efforts.
  • Assists in providing additional programmatic knowledge to lateral student workers in other departments that are recruit-facing.
  • Keeps direct supervisor informed of progress and potential issues and makes recommendations to ensure plans are well coordinated and synchronized.
  • Supports physical creation of recruit-related activity supplies as needed.
  • May be asked to handle escalated issues; will be based upon function head approval.

Qualifications:

  • Often will be responsible for working evenings and weekends.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite (Word, Outlook, Excel) and university supported programs.
  • Organized, task-oriented, and able to multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to maintain relationships through effective interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communications, a good command of the English language and ability to provide clear and succinct communications among all stakeholders.
  • Good attention to detail, analytical and networking skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Ability to work in high-volume, high-demand environment and work with ever-changing boundaries and priorities.
  • Experience in the specific college being hired for is a plus.
  • Current Worship Arts student is a plus.

For all student worker positions:

Grand Canyon University is committed to a student first policy.
Therefore, all applicants must meet the following eligibility requirements to be considered for student employment:

  • Enrolled at GCU as a full-time student in a Bachelor’s program or Master’s program.
  • Retain a 2.0 GPA as a Bachelor level student or a 3.0 GPA as a Master level student.
  • Maintain good financial and academic (SAP) standing with the University.


You may be subject to termination if you fall below the minimum requirements.

Pay Rate: Minimum Wage

Manager: Benton Trerise Program Recruiter - (College of Theology)


At Grand Canyon Education, it is our privilege to serve students and those who support academic advancement. We lead educational transformation by developing superior ways to help schools grow and prosper. We provide transparent programs, intuitive online learning technologies and well-established academic models that promote student success and institutional growth.

Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

All staff candidates will be asked to review GCE’s staff expectations as part of the application process.

Our partner in education, Grand Canyon University, is Arizona’s premier private Christian university. GCU serves traditional and online students by offering quality academic degree programs, experienced leadership and transformative learning experiences both on our growing campus and digitally.



Posted 8 Days Ago

Part time

R000032270

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