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Sales and Marketing Manager - Housing and Residence Life (Student Services) Allendale
The Sales and Marketing Manager is responsible for the development, planning, implementation, and assessment of sales, marketing, and communication strategies in Housing and Residence Life (HRL) with a focus on on-campus housing occupancy processes. As a member of the HRL team, the Sales and Marketing Manager leads sales, outreach, and marketing efforts in alignment with occupancy needs, projections, student feedback, and the mission, vision and values of GVSU and HRL. Strong candidates will demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills, ability to manage multiple priorities, and excellent attention to detail.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Great Lakes Archaeology and Indigenous People (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
Grand Valley State University Department of Anthropology invites applications for a tenure-track position professor in Great Lakes Archaeology and Indigenous People to begin August 6, 2022. The successful candidate will join an active, collaborative four field department with a strong applied focus. Candidate must be committed to GVSU's vision of inclusion and equity and its general education goals. Rank is open and will be determined based on qualifications.
Assistant Professor - Political Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Political Science seeks an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track, specializing in race and ethnicity, and/or media.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Computing (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Allendale
School of Computing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions beginning fall 2022.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Literacy Studies (College of Education and Community Innovation) Grand Rapids
The College of Education and Community Innovation at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track affiliate position in Literacy Studies beginning August 2022. Qualifications include: • Master’s degree in reading, language and literacy, or a related field • Evidence of critical, reflective thinking about the teaching and learning of literacy and teacher preparation • Three years PK-6 teaching experience or PK-12 Reading/Literacy Specialist experience • Commitment to contribute to the Literacy Studies program • Demonstrated potential for teaching effectiveness in literacy teacher education • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with others with respect, empathy, and cultural humility • Ability to work productively with colleagues with flexibility and creativity • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access Primary responsibilities include: teaching graduate and undergraduate courses in Literacy Studies education, both in person and using online synchronous and asynchronous modalities; developing Literacy Studies courses for both elementary pre-service teachers and graduate candidates/practicing teachers; and advising students. A full description is available on our website at
General Maintenance Assistant - Facilities Services Allendale
Grand Valley State University is looking for General Maintenance Assistant in the Maintenance, Grounds, and Service department.
Assistant/Associate Professor- Physical Therapy (College of Health Professions) Grand Rapids
The Doctor of Physical Therapy program within Grand Valley State University’s College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position with emphasis on teaching in the neurologic curriculum. The start date for this position is Fall 2022. Applicants must be collegial and collaborative leaders who are committed to the goals of the institution and supportive of efforts to improve diversity, equity, and inclusion within the profession. Applicants must hold a doctoral degree and be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible) in the State of Michigan. Options for service-related activities include 10% of the candidate’s activity in support of the University co-sponsored ABPTS Neurologic Physical Therapy Residency with Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital. Applicants with a post-professional terminal degree (PhD, EdD, DSc), ABPTS Board Certification (Neurology preferred), prior experience teaching in a DPT program, and a developed research agenda with potential for extramural funding will receive preferred consideration.
Temporary Part Time Customer Service Support - University Libraries Allendale
GVSU Libraries are seeking a temporary library support staff person. The individual will help with library operations and customer service. Although there are standing shifts this position is also on call for all hours of operation and library locations in Allendale and downtown Grand Rapids. Primary duties are supervision of student library employees at the service desk, helping patrons, and assisting library staff. As well as, helping open and close the library. Great job for someone looking to make extra money while working with a great group of staff and patrons. This position is not benefit eligible.
Client Services Coordinator - Conference Services Grand Rapids
Reporting to the Client Services Manager.  This position works with and takes direction from the Client Services Manager.  Responsible for the scheduling of function space and coordination of conference and events for university departments and non-university groups at the Grand Rapids Campus.  This position assumes responsibility for coordination efforts to ensure seamless delivery of services.  Serves as the direct contact to conference organizers and participants, develops a positive support relationship to the academic community.
Director, McNair Scholars Program, TRIO (Enrollment Development and Educational Outreach) Allendale
This position is responsible for all aspects of the McNair Scholars Program, including: program design and implementation, strategic planning and assessment, McNair Scholar recruitment and support, staff supervision and development, budget management, grant preparation, and federal reporting requirements. This role will design, implement, supervise, and monitor program activities and outcomes in accordance with federal regulations and program objectives. Additionally, it will collaborate with GVSU TRIO program staff, the GVSU Office of Undergraduate Research, and University faculty partners. It will serve as lead student advisor and has a strong interest in research and scholarship. Candidates with a demonstrated awareness of and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is highly valued. This is a grant funded position.
Network Systems Engineer - Engineering and Computing Dean's Office Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University's Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) invites applications for the position of Network Systems Engineer. The Administrative Professional position will oversee the Windows server, desktop, software, network, and database administration/support for areas supported by the High-Performance Computing technology team.
Vivarium Laboratory Manager (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
Temporary position, 12-month Adjunct AP for 15 hours per week to serve as the Vivarium Laboratory Manager.
Internal to GVSU - Associate Dean for Inclusive Excellence - College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Allendale
The Associate Dean will lead CLAS initiatives related to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access (DEIA) and provide the vision and action to establish CLAS as a leader in equity at the university. The AD will spearhead equity and inclusion initiatives around student success and support, pedagogy and curriculum, faculty and staff hiring, mentoring and professional development, and College structures and processes. The AD will also develop a college-wide, action-focused DEIA committee and provide leadership for that group. The work will be done in collaboration with the CLAS Dean, the Dean’s team, the Division of Inclusion and Equity, the Pew Faculty Teaching and Learning Center, the Center for Undergraduate Scholar Engagement, and other offices and colleagues around campus.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Psych Mental Health (Kirkhof College of Nursing) Grand Rapids
Psychiatric/Mental Health Tenure-track faculty position available. Expertise in psychiatric/mental health advanced practice, an identified program of scholarship, and ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification required. Experience teaching in higher education also desirable. Must have earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline; if the earned doctorate is not in nursing, the master’s degree must be in nursing. If the doctorate was earned via a BSN to doctorate, the doctorate must be in nursing (DNP or PhD), and the requirement for a master’s degree is waived. How to Apply: Apply online at Include a cover letter, resume and list of three references. Applicants selected for interviews will be required to submit official transcripts prior to the interview. If you need assistance, call Human Resources at 616-331-2215. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
Adjunct (part-time) Faculty - Integrative, Religious, and intercultural Studies (Brooks College Of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
Seeking individuals with a strong interest in working with a diverse body of undergraduate students to teach courses in the Integrative, Religious and Intercultural Studies department.
Master HVAC - Facilities Services Allendale
Grand Valley State University is hiring a Master HVAC.
Assistant Professor of English Language Arts/English Education, Elementary Literacy (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of English seeks an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track, specializing in PK-6 Literacy Education. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is hiring three assistant professors (English, Math, Social Studies) for its new elementary education program in Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Elementary Teaching (PCKET). We are seeking innovative educators who are excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who teach in this program.
Part time Adjunct- Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies (Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
This is a Part-Time Adjunct. We are seeking candidates to teach introductory-level courses with expertise in the area of Women, Gender, Sexuality or LGBTQ studies with an interest in promoting a culture of diversity and gender equity among our undergraduate students who come from across the university.
Assessment and Accreditation Specialist - Office of the Provost (Academic and Student Affairs) Allendale
The primary role of the Assessment and Accreditation Specialist (AAS) is to support activities related to assessment and accreditation within the Academic Affairs Division. This individual supports program-level student learning outcome assessment efforts across the university including, but not limited to, developing and delivering workshops as requested. The AAS is responsible for administering surveys, data analysis and visualization, as well as creating reports for internal and external stakeholders. The AAS supports efforts to maintain institutional accreditation, including data gathering, report writing, and compliance activities. This individual works as a member of the Strategic Planning, Assessment, and Accreditation (SPAA) team within the Office of the Provost, under the supervision of the Assistant/Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs.
Assistant Professor of History/Social Studies Education (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of History seeks an assistant professor, full time, 9-month, tenure-track, specializing in PK-8 History/Social Studies Education. The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences is hiring 3 assistant professors (English, Math, Social Studies) for its new program in Pedagogical Content Knowledge for Elementary Teaching (PCKET). We are seeking a group of innovative educators who are excited about the opportunity to collaborate on teaching, curriculum, opportunities for students, and research. To begin August 6, 2022

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