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Adjunct Living Center Director - Housing and Residence Life Allendale
Grand Valley State University is hiring an Adjunct Living Center Director for South Apartments.
Affiliate Faculty of Writing - College Liberal Arts and Sciences Allendale
A full-time (9-month), non-tenure track position to teach 12 to 15 credit hours of first-year writing beginning August 6, 2019. No scholarship expectations or service obligations.
Project Manager for Groundswell - Center for Educational Partnerships (College of Education) Grand Rapids
Groundswell is a coalition of community partners with a mission to develop and maintain active school-based community partnerships inspiring lifelong environmental stewardship with a focus on the Lower Grand River Watershed in West Michigan. The project manager works in the Center for Educational Partnerships in the College of Education. The primary responsibility is to manage multiple activities for the Groundswell initiative including event planning, teacher recruitment, professional development, classroom project support, fundraising, and grant reporting/documentation. Additional duties include: work with principal investigators and other grant staff to successfully meet the goals and objectives of grants that support Groundswell; identify, foster, and support school-community partnerships; coordinate work of advisory boards, councils, and other governance entities; and assist in sustainability efforts for the Groundswell initiative. This project manager must be able to take initiative and leadership for community-based activities, and be able to work in a dynamic, flexible and deadline-driven environment. This is a temporary position funded through grants that close June 30, 2019.
Biomedical Engineer (applied Medical Device Institute) aMDI - Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering Grand Rapids
The applied Medical Device Institute (aMDI) within Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for a full time Biomedical Engineer (Administrative Professional) position from the medical device industry. This is a two year grant funded position.
Assistant Professor (Geospatial Ecologies/Watershed Modeler) - Annis Water Resources Institute Muskegon
The Robert B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) of Grand Valley State University is seeking a geospatial ecologist/watershed modeler to complement the existing Faculty and Principal Investigators at AWRI. A Ph.D. is required; postdoctoral experience is preferred. The selected candidate will have a demonstrated record of: conducting quality research; obtaining extramural funding for research and publishing findings in the peer-reviewed scientific literature; ability to teach graduate courses in field of expertise; and desire to work in a collaborative, interdisciplinary environment. Teaching responsibilities include advanced courses in the applicant’s area of expertise. Faculty members also advise undergraduate and graduate students, serve on academic committees, and perform community service. This is a 12-month, tenure-track position with benefits. Salary is commensurate with skills and experience. Apply on-line (only) at Review of applications will begin on October 1, 2018 and the position will remain open until filled. Further information about AWRI can be found at website: Inquiries about the position may be directed toward Dr. Alan Steinman (E-mail: Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
Assistant Professor - Seidman College of Business (Finance) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Department of Finance in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position beginning in August 2019. The open position is for an Assistant Professor in Finance. Applicants are required to have a Ph.D. or D.B.A. or an A.B.D from an AACSB accredited institution with an expected completion date of August 2019. 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 College offer an excellent benefits package. Grand Valley State University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Institution.
Executive Director - MI-SBDC Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) invites applications for the position of Executive Director for the Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC). Under a cooperative agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the Executive Director is responsible for program development, its implementation, success and impact, reflective of the SBA initiatives and requirements. In addition, the Executive Director is responsible for the management of the longstanding partnership with the Michigan Economic Development Corporation (MEDC), and providing services for new business launches, growth companies, and those commercializing technologies. The Executive Director leads, coordinates, and manages human, financial, and administrative resources within a multi-faceted, multi-location business development program/network. The Executive Director will oversee the activity of over 100 employees and contractors of GVSU and the SBDC’s university, community college, and economic development host offices throughout the state. This position reports to the Dean of the Seidman College of Business. For more information and to apply online, visit
Affiliate Clinical Faculty - Kirkhof College of Nursing - Mercy Health Muskegon
Kirkhof College of Nursing is seeking an Affiliate Clinical Faculty to work primarily at Mercy Health Muskegon
Massage Practitioner - Campus Recreation Allendale
Grand Valley State University is looking to hire a Massage Practitioner. Services provided include chair massage, full body massage, maintain client paperwork and forms. Must have completed all coursework to become a message practitioner, including all practical hours, and provide proof of completion of both national exam and license. Starting wage is based on experience and skills. Massage Practitioner position may work and average of 15 hours a week and have additional opportunities to work events.
Visiting Faculty (Physics) - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Allendale
The Department of Physics at Grand Valley State University (Allendale, MI) is searching to fill a Visiting Faculty position that will start August 2018. The position will be for one (1) year, with the possibility of renewal for up to two (2) more years.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Nursing - Kirkhof College of Nursing Grand Rapids
Tenure-Track faculty position available with experience or expertise as follows: psych/mental health, community health, or adult health, and applicants with certification as AGNP and CNL. Experience teaching in graduate nursing education also desirable.
Management (Assistant/Associate Professor) - Seidman College of Business Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University is looking for a Professor (Assistant/Associate) of Management in the Seidman College of Business.
Part-time Economics Instructor - Seidman College of Business Allendale, Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University is looking for part-time faculty in Economics, with one semester contracts, beginning August 2018. These are non-tenure track temporary positions filled on a semester-by-semester basis, determined by enrollment.
Affiliate Clinical Faculty - Kirkhof College of Nursing - Grand Rapids Grand Rapids
Kirkhof College of Nursing is seeking an Affiliate Clinical Faculty to work primarily in the Grand Rapids area.

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