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Admissions Counselor - Admissions Office Allendale
Represent Grand Valley State University both on- and off-campus to prospective students, parents, secondary school counselors and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process.  Manage assigned recruitment territory through prospect relationship management, leveraging partnerships, relationships, admission and enrollment data to maintain consistent recruitment activity, to increase prospective student interaction, and influence admission yield.
Assistant Director Student Account Services - Accounting Office Allendale
The Assistant Director of Student Accounts Services manages and oversees the collections process for the office as well as being a back up to the Director.
Access Services Manager - University Libraries Grand Rapids
Under the direction of the Head of Operations and User Services, and in collaboration with a department leadership team, manages and supports resource sharing, course reserves, and stacks maintenance across three library locations. With an emphasis on ensuring inclusive, accessible, quality user services, the Access Services Manager participates in the development, recommendation, and administration of policies, procedures and processes for the department. The Access Services Manager is responsible for assessing, researching, evaluating and reporting new developments in access services as they pertain to the university’s mission, vision, and values. University Libraries is a highly collaborative and student-centered organization that promotes an innovative and inclusive culture. GVSU Libraries values work-life balance and provides flexibility in accomplishing work. This position is a part of the Operations and User Services department, which is responsible for supporting a set of behind the scenes and public-facing functions virtually as well as on our Allendale and Grand Rapids, Michigan campuses. The position routinely works at each location, and at times, needs to flex beyond the standard schedule and is on call for emergencies over the weekend and evenings. A complete position description, as well as required qualifications and application information, can be found at Please submit a: • Cover letter • Current CV or resume Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we intend to leverage phone and/or virtual meeting formats to conduct all interviews. Our statement of inclusion:
Visiting Professor of Public Health - College of Health Professions Grand Rapids
Visiting Professor of Public Health with a preferred specialization in Epidemiology; full-time, 12-month/36-credit teaching only. This visiting line position is renewable for up to three consecutive years and will begin in Fall 2021.
Temporary Part-time Security Staff - Department of Public Safety Services Allendale
Responsible for patrolling buildings, grounds and parking areas; traffic control; enforcing rules and regulations established by the university; completing reports, responding to emergencies; and assisting students, faculty, staff and visitors with daily safety needs. This is a part-time position with no more than 29 hours a week. This is a non-benefit eligible position.
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor - Audiology (College of Health Professions) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) in Grand Rapids, Michigan is currently accepting applications for a full-time tenure-track faculty position at the rank of Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support the new Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. This is an exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who enjoy academic program development and desire to work with a team of dynamic faculty members.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Psych Mental Health Grand Rapids
Psych/Mental Health Tenure-track faculty position available. 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. Expertise in psych/mental health, an identified program of scholarship, and ANCC Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Certification required. 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)
Assistant Professor of Biomedical Sciences - Biomedical Sciences (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Biomedical Sciences at Grand Valley State University invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor rank starting August 6, 2021. We are interested in individuals who have experience working with diverse student and community populations as well as in new and emerging fields that can contribute to diversifying the expertise in our department. We especially encourage candidates to apply who have research and teaching interests with the potential to engage the West Michigan community to address regional and national health disparities.
Assistant Professor in Wetland and Watershed Management - Biology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Biology at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) seeks a full-time tenure-track faculty member who specializes in the area of wetland ecology and watershed management to join our department beginning August 6, 2021.The position is defined broadly, but preference will be given to candidates with expertise in wetland delineation, mitigation or restoration, and watershed management in urban, rural or wildland areas.
Assistant Professor of Statistics - Statistics (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Statistics at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track position of Assistant Professor to begin August 6, 2021. This is an open field search, and candidates from any field of Statistics and Data Science with a commitment to quality teaching and strong data analysis and computing skills are encouraged to apply.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction in Sport Management - Movement Science (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Movement Science at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) invites applicants for a full-time affiliate faculty member (non-tenure line) in the Sport Management program beginning on August 6, 2021. We seek a colleague who is committed to undergraduate teaching excellence and mentoring, is able to teach throughout the curriculum, understands emerging trends in the areas of sport management, and is committed to diversity, inclusion, and equity efforts in teaching and practice.
Assistant Professor of Graphic Design and User Experience - Visual and Media Arts (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Visual and Media Arts at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) invites applicants for a full-time, tenure-track position in the Graphic Design emphasis area at the Assistant Professor rank starting August 6, 2021.
Assistant Professor of Psychology - Psychology (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Department of Psychology at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, 9-month, tenure-track faculty position in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) to begin in August 6, 2021. As a community of educators, scholars, and practitioners the Department of Psychology values the examination of the world through diverse cultural perspectives which inform pedagogy and scholarship, and engagement in our local community. We seek faculty who are committed to excellence in classroom teaching and scholarly engagement of students in collaborative projects. For this position, applicants must be a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA). Faculty area of emphasis may be diverse within the field of ABA, although research and applied experience working with children and adolescents in school or mental health settings is desirable given that the ABA program is closely connected with the School Psychology graduate program.
Laboratory Instrumentation Specialist - Chemistry (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Chemistry Laboratory Instrumentation Specialist is responsible for the maintenance and operation of instrumentation in the Department of Chemistry on the Allendale campus of Grand Valley State University (GVSU), focusing in the areas of mass spectrometry and/or nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy (NMR), as well as optical spectroscopy and gas and liquid chromatography; other instrumentation will vary as needed by the department. Additional responsibilities include the scheduling of instrument time and training of other faculty, staff, and student scientists on these instruments. The Chemistry Laboratory Instrumentation Specialist contributes to the vibrant research, teaching and interdisciplinary collaboration atmosphere of the department.
COVID Assessment Team Nurse - Office of the Vice Provost for Health Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Health is accepting applications for a registered nurse to serve as a lead on COVID contact tracing and related projects. This individual will serve as a member of the COVID Assessment Team. As part of the COVID Assessment Team, this position will assist with administrative processes related to contacting individuals who have submitted a COVID-19 self-assessment with a positive response. This is a full time, 12-month administrative professional position.
Assistant Professor - School of Accounting (Seidman College of Business) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University School of Accounting in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for a faculty position beginning in Fall 2021. The open position is for an Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Accounting or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2021 and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. All teaching interests in Accounting will be considered. 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. 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).
Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer Allendale
The Associate Vice President for Human Resources is the University's Chief Human Resources professional and reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. This position is responsible for strategic planning and oversight of the delivery of human resources services and programs to the University community, including leadership of human resources policies and procedures, staff relations, bargaining, employee benefits and wellness, recruitment, compensation and classification, performance management, training and professional development, HRIS systems, and record keeping.

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