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Business Growth Team Manager Grand Rapids
The Michigan Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Business Growth Team Manager manages a team of 8-9 full-time Business Growth Consultants who help second-stage business owners grow and improve operations.
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment (Bus Groups) - Admissions and Recruitment Office Allendale
The Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment is a leader in Admissions and Recruitment, responsible for the overall management and coordination of the campus bus tours and associated programs. The Assistant Director will also serve as a departmental liaison to create streamlined processes for scheduling visit experiences across the university.
Assistant Football Coach - Defensive Line Allendale
This Assistant Football Coach - Defensive line position is responsible for all phases of the program including organization and administration, quality student-athlete recruitment, fiscal management, viable fund raising and public relations, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach.
Administrative Assistant Allendale
The University Communications Assistant acts as a general assistant to the Associate Vice President for University Communications, performing administrative support to the department and serves as an ambassador for the office.
Assistant Athletic Director, Recreation Center & Pool Operations Allendale
This position will serve in a key role as the point of contact directing the day-to-day operations of the campus Recreation Center and Pool operations at Grand Valley State University.
Business Manager for Student Affairs Allendale
The Business Manager for Student Affairs provides evaluation and monitoring of approved budgets for operations within the Division of Student Affairs.  The Business Manager will report to the Director of Housing and Residence Life and ensures proper accounting and budgeting processes are followed for assigned Division of Student Affairs units in monitoring budgets, billing processes, payment processing, and expenditures.  The Business Manager Life provides financial reports and related guidance for leadership decision-making in accomplishing goals and objectives for the auxiliary operations within the Division of Student Affairs and GVSU.
Integration Specialist Allendale
Grand Valley State University is seeking a full time Integration Specialist in the Information Technology division.
Graduate Programs Coordinator (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing is hiring a full time Graduate Programs Coordinator. We are looking for applicants who hold a Master’s degree in higher education or an appropriate discipline related to supporting programs in the college. The Padnos College offers graduate programs in engineering, computing, and professional science (PSM). The Graduate Programs Coordinator will assist with recruitment of graduate students, lead efforts to increase student success and satisfaction, and spearhead connections with employers and the local community.
Library Specialist III (Nights) - University Libraries Grand Rapids
The Library Specialist III works collaboratively to support all aspects of library services and operations based during nights in downtown Grand Rapids at the Steelcase Library, Sunday – Thursday evenings, and is expected to work occasionally at other locations. Responsibilities include working in our user-centered desk environment, supporting virtual services, closing the library, and executing emergency and evacuation procedures. Additional responsibilities may expand as we identify a match of individual strengths to advance department needs.
Academic Advisor, CLAS Academic Advising Center Allendale
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Academic Advising Center seeks to hire an entry-level professional Academic Advisor. The Advisor will need to work collaboratively with CLAS faculty advisors and other student success professionals across the university to support students. We are looking for an individual who will provide an inclusive, accessible, and welcoming advising environment that encourages students to thrive. Candidates should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, such as the ability to interact with others with respect, empathy, and cultural humility. In addition, candidates should have demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and access. This could include experience with working directly with marginalized populations or engagement with community-based social justice work; and other forms of DEI-infused experiences.
WGVU Grants Writer Grand Rapids
This position will oversee grant funding opportunities that support WGVU goals and priorities in the areas of technology, education, IDEA, programming, community engagement, and other areas as they arise. This position serves as a liaison between WGVU, the GVSU Office of Sponsored Programs, University Development, and GVSU Grants Accounting.
Adjunct - Assistant Director Children's Enrichment Center Allendale
This position acts as an Assistant to the Director by performing and assisting in completion of all office operational tasks, classroom operational tasks, and center management which will contribute to the Department’s overall goals, objectives, safety, and high-quality Early Childhood Program. Position hours are typically from 10am-6pm, Monday- Friday.
Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line Allendale
This position is responsible for all phases of the program including organization and administration, quality student-athlete recruitment, fiscal management, viable fund raising and public relations, and other duties as assigned by the Head Football Coach.
Assistant/Associate Professor or Affiliate Faculty - Audiology 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 Professor or an Affiliate Faculty (non-tenure track) position in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support the Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. This is an exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who enjoy program development and desire to work with a team of dynamic faculty members.
Visiting Assistant Professor - Integrative, Religious, & Intercultural Studies Allendale
We are seeking applications for a 9-month, full-time, one-year, visiting assistant professor position, in the Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies Department, in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, Grand Valley State University. This position is potentially renewable, depending on need and available funding, for up to three years. The teaching assignment for the 2023-24 academic year will be four courses per semester, teaching courses primarily within the IRIS department.
Adjunct Recruiter, Graduate Programs - Admissions Office Grand Rapids
The Adjunct Recruiter, Graduate Programs is responsible for recruiting potential students to the graduate programs at Grand Valley State University. This professional supports a comprehensive recruitment plan with individual programs by developing and managing relationships with individual prospects utilizing appropriate sales, marketing, and client lead techniques; developing corporate/employer relationships; relationships with universities across the country developing alumni relationships; coordinating and leading graduate recruitment events and working with the Graduate School staff and graduate program directors. The Recruiter for Graduate Programs will establish and implement tracking systems to evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment efforts and will analyze prospect and admissions data to further inform the process. Flexibility for scheduling early, late, and weekend office hours are required to accommodate programming needs. This is a 12-month entry-level temporary position that has the possibility of being renewed.
Assistant Director, CLAS Academic Advising Center Allendale
The Assistant Director of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) Academic Advising Center is responsible for serving as a member of the CLAS Advising Center leadership team and assisting in the overall operation of a full-scale professional advising program in the College. This position will focus on leading and supervising a team of advisors who focus on supporting students pursuing degrees in teaching-related areas. This includes developing and maintaining positive, collaborative relationships with partners in the College of Education and Community Innovation. Must have a demonstrated committed to student success and equitable educational access and achievement.
WGVU Audio Anchor/Producer Grand Rapids
This position serves as the anchor and producer of WGVU’s Morning Edition West Michigan (airing from 6 – 9 am, Monday through Friday) as well as writes and edits spot and feature news stories for on air and digital delivery. Candidates should demonstrate the ability to be creative, innovative, and organized, as well as the ability to work both collaboratively and independently.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Allied Health Sciences Traverse City
The Allied Health Sciences Department invites applications for an Affiliate Faculty of Instruction position. This position is a 9-month, full-time, academic year teaching position that is renewable every one to three years with a teaching load of 30-credits/year. This position will support the Allied Health Sciences program in Traverse City and begin August 6, 2023. The selected candidate will work daily out of the Traverse City campus and preference will be given to candidates familiar with the Traverse City region.
Annual Giving Manager, Campus Philanthropy Allendale, Grand Rapids, Works Remotely
We are looking for a dynamic professional to re-launch philanthropic programming on the GVSU campus. This position will focus heavily on developing and executing student philanthropy initiatives and educational programs. The Annual Giving Manager is also responsible for providing direction on communications, events/activities, and annual giving appeals that enhance giving from faculty, staff, retirees, and parents. Based on both the Grand Rapids (Pew) and Allendale campuses, this role offers a hybrid remote/in-office work schedule. University Development team members receive a competitive benefits package.

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