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Visiting Faculty - Instrumental Music Education (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) Allendale
Grand Valley State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a nine month, full-time, Visiting Instrumental Music Education Faculty Position in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance beginning August 2019.
Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach - Athletics Allendale
Grand Valley State University is hiring an Assistant Women's Lacrosse Coach.
Visiting Faculty - Physics (College of Liberal Arts & Sciences) Allendale
The Physics Department at Grand Valley State University is looking to hire a Visiting Faculty who will work full-time, academic year.
Adjunct Instructor (Part-time) - Liberal Studies (College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies is looking to hire an Adjunct Faculty (Part-time) in Liberal Studies.
Visiting Faculty - Visual and Media Arts (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Visual and Media Arts seeks candidates for two Visiting Professors in Visual Studies and Foundations. • Position 1- Interactive studio, Time Studio, Foundations and Design. • Position 2- Image Studio, Site-based projects, Foundations and Design. Visual Studies at GVSU is a studio emphasis area that uses innovative pedagogies to address rich contexts in contemporary art practice. In Time Studio, Interactive Studio and Image Studio students engage the prevalence of digital media and networks in human experience by making and thinking critically about these media. In Civic Studio, Curatorial Studio and Space Studio students design and implement special contexts and engagements to learn about human experience and power. These six courses make up the core Visual Studies BFA curriculum, one of the BFA studio emphasis areas in the Department of Visual and Media Arts. Visual Studies operates integrally with other visual and academic methodologies within the Department, University, and Community. For more information about Visual Studies at GVSU see: Foundations is the first-year program in Studio Arts at GVSU. It consists of six courses: Drawing 1, Drawing 2, 2D Design, 3D Design, Color and Design, and Making + Meaning. Foundations teaching primarily in Making and Meaning (a foundation course about contemporary practices), 2D Design, and Color and Design.
Director of the Interprofessional Education Office and Special Projects - Vice Provost for Health Grand Rapids
The Office of the Vice Provost for Health seeks a dynamic, creative, and collaborative individual to serve as Director of the Interprofessional Education Office & Special Projects. This person will work closely with the Vice Provost for Health and the Simulation Team to create and develop health programs and initiatives that meet our mission of educating students to promote and provide optimal healthcare for individuals and communities. Candidates should have a commitment to the mission, vision and values of the Office of the Vice Provost for Health and to interprofessional education and collaborative practice.
Visiting Professor - Political Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Political Science at Grand Valley State University seeks a Visiting Lecturer / Assistant Professor for the 2019-2020 academic year. The successful candidate will teach introductory courses in International Relations and Human Rights, and possibly an upper division Political Theory course.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Kirkhof College of Nursing Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University is looking to hire an Affiliate Faculty of Instruction in Kirkhof College of Nursing.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Economics (Seidman College of Business) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University Department of Economics in the Seidman College of Business invites candidates for a one-year renewable, non-tenure track, Affiliate Faculty of Instruction in Economics beginning August 2019. Candidates must possess a Master's or PhD degree in Applied Economics, or a Master's in Business Administration (or equivalent) with an emphasis in Economics. The candidate must also have a demonstrated ability to teach effectively. Salary is competitive. Visit our Web site at for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the position, and details on how to apply. The Seidman College of Business, fully accredited by AACSB International, values and supports a blend of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity. The atmosphere at the Seidman College of Business is highly collegial, with opportunities for outstanding professional growth. The Grand Rapids community is a vibrant, exciting area, with significant leisure time activities available. The University and Seidman offer an excellent benefits package. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity. Grand Valley State University is an EOE, which includes providing equal opportunity for racial and ethnic minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. University policy extends protections to additional identities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)”.
Assistant or Associate Professor - Psych Mental Health (Kirkhof College of Nursing) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University is a comprehensive university with an enrollment of over 25,000 on its two main campuses in Allendale, MI and Grand Rapids, MI.  Located close to Lake Michigan and set in the natural beauty of West Michigan, Grand Valley enjoys the advantages of being in one of the economically strongest and fastest growing areas of the state.   The KCON is housed in a state-of-the-art facility located on “Health Hill” in Grand Rapids; the health science campus is expanding with the addition of the new Finkelstein Hall opening Summer 2018. Our Academic Nurse Managed Center is located in close proximity; GVSU’s College of Health Professions and nearby locations of the Spectrum Health Campus and Mercy Health Saint Mary’s provide opportunity for interdisciplinary and partnership collaborations. The KCON has over 1,500 students enrolled in their CCNE accredited BSN, MSN and DNP degree programs.
Director of Housing and Residence Life - Housing and Residence Life Allendale
The Director of Housing and Residence Life (HRL) is responsible for planning, directing, and leading self-funded, university-owned and operated residence halls and apartment housing (6,000 beds) on both the Allendale and Pew Campuses. This senior leadership role is responsible for creating conditions which foster student learning, engagement, and success, while also assuring the department is contributing to overall Division and University objectives. The Director will provide visionary leadership and essential oversight for a comprehensive, contemporary, professional, innovative, and service-oriented Housing and Residence Life department. The nature of the role may shift over time and requires adaptability depending on student, Division, and University needs.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Allied Health Sciences (College of Health Professions) Grand Rapids
College of Health Professions, Grand Valley State University is currently accepting applications for full-time tenure-track faculty / Program Director position, rank of Assistant/Associate Professor based upon qualifications and experience, in the Department of Allied Health Sciences, Respiratory Care program.
Education Coordinator - WGVU Grand Rapids
Education Coordinator – WGVU Public Media. WGVU is seeking a passionate educator to lead the education programs at WGVU, including PBS LearningMedia, Cool Teacher Program, Great American Read Contest, and more. Classroom experience and an understanding of digital classroom technology are required. Experience in Education Outreach/Community Engagement is preferred, along with a strong affinity for PBS & NPR. WGVU is a drug, nicotine, and smoke free work environment. See our website for a full position description. Apply online at and include a cover letter, resume, and three references. Grand Valley State University is an EOE, which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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