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Project Manager - HRSA NWD Grant (Kirkhof College of Nursing)

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Position type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Kirkhof College of Nursing

Summary: Works closely with the Project Director (PD), Academic Program Director (APD), KCON staff, Organizational Project Managers (OPM), preceptors, faculty, and the students to accomplish goals, objectives, tasks, and activities for the grant as assigned. Must display independent judgment and function with accountability for own actions, the accuracy of work, and supervision of actions, and accuracy of work of others.

Required Qualifications and Education:

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from an accredited institution, proof of unencumbered registered licensure in the state of Michigan
  • Prior experience in health care
  • Prior experience working with disadvantaged populations
  • Ability to work with a team on project development
  • Strong computer and data analysis skills
  • Ability to learn new computer programs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to lead and work independently  

Preferred Qualifications and Education:

  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Master of Science in Nursing (MSN), Master of Public Health (MPH), or Master of Public Administration (MPA) degree.

Responsibilities – Essential Functions:

  • The candidate will utilize independent judgment and function with accountability for their own actions, the accuracy of work, and supervision of actions, and the accuracy of the work of others.
  • The PM will be responsible for implementing grant expectations including, but not limited to
  • Develop project management manuals and quality assurance forms and protocols
  • Effective communication and coordination between the PD, APD, KCON External Marketing, and Public Relations, OPMs, preceptors, and other faculty/staff.
  • Supervision and monitoring of site preceptors, students, and project staff.
  • Represents GVSU, KCON, and the PD through interactions with OPMs, preceptors, faculty/staff and students, and the general public regarding grant activities, as appropriate.
  • Work with OPMs, KCON staff, SSA, PD, and APD to develop a plan for attracting students.
  • Work with OPMs, KCON staff, and PD to develop a plan for attracting preceptors.
  • Develop procedures, policies, and manuals that support the implementation of this project, in consultation with the PD and APD.
  • Oversee and assist with data collection and storage to ensure outcomes identified in NWD application are monitored, complete required reports.
  • Monitors project budget to include running budget reports, tracking expenditures, and scheduling monthly budget meetings.
  • Monitor grant activities per timeline and performs other related tasks as requested

Salary:  Commensurate with experience 

Department/Division: Kirkhof College of Nursing

Campus: Grand Rapids, Michigan

How To Apply: Apply online at and select "Apply now".  Please include a cover letter and resume. The online application will allow you to attach these documents electronically. On the application, you will be required to provide names, phone numbers, and e-mail address for three professional 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.

Application Deadline:  Consideration of applications will begin immediately and the posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University.

Grand Valley State University does not discriminate against students, faculty or staff in any of its employment practices or in its educational programs or activities. Grand Valley State University is guided by values for inclusiveness and community which are integral to our mission to educate students to shape their lives, their professions, and their societies, and to enrich the community through excellent teaching, active scholarship, and public service. The University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution. It encourages diversity and provides equal opportunity in education, employment, all of its programs, and the use of its facilities. Members of the University community, including candidates for employment or admissions, and visitors or guests, have the right to be free from acts of harassment and discrimination, which are prohibited if they discriminate or harass on the basis of age, color, disability, familial status, height, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, veteran or active duty military status or weight. In addition, Grand Valley is required by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 to ensure that none of its education programs and activities discriminate on the basis of sex/gender. Sex includes sex stereotypes, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, and pregnancy or parenting status. The Office for Title IX and Institutional Equity serves as a resource for the GVSU community and assists individuals who may have been impacted by discrimination or harassment in connecting with resources, imposes measures that protect or support access to programs and activities, and oversees the university’s grievance process for allegations of discrimination and harassment. Inquiries regarding the application of Title IX may be referred to Theresa Rowland, Title IX Coordinator, 4015 Zumberge Hall,, (616) 331-9530.

The University will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. See TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must have the physical stamina to work long hours and/or more than 5 days per week. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act as amended by the ADA Amendment Act (2008), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and other applicable federal and state laws that prohibit discrimination on the basis of disability. GVSU will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request.

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