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Systems Analyst - Information Technology Allendale
Grand Valley State University is seeking a full time Systems Analyst in the Information Technology department. See for specific job requirements and how to apply. Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
Adjunct Recruiter, Graduate Program - Office of the Provost Allendale
The Recruiter, Graduate Programs is responsible for recruiting potential students to the graduate programs at Grand Valley State University. This professional will develop and implement a comprehensive recruitment plan with individual programs, including: developing and managing relationships with individual prospects utilizing appropriate sales, marketing, and client lead techniques; developing corporate/employer relationships; developing alumni relationships; coordinating and leading graduate recruitment events; and working with the Graduate School staff and graduate program directors.
Visiting Faculty - Distinguished Artist in Residence Allendale
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and the Department of Visual and Media Arts at Grand Valley State University (GVSU) seek an artist for the Stuart and Barbara Padnos Distinguished Artist-in-Residence position.
TRIO Advisor - TRIO Teacher Preparation Student Support Services (College of Education) Grand Rapids
Applicants are required to have an earned a Bachelor’s degree in education, public administration, or a human service related field, and at least one year of relevant experience. The candidate must have: demonstrated understanding of academic program planning and advising developmental theory with related experience; strong communication and organizational skills; and an understanding of and preference for collaborative approaches to planning and problem solving. Preference will be given to candidates who have the following: experience working in a college setting support program with at-risk students and are familiar with needs of disadvantaged and returning adult students; and individuals who have succeeded in overcoming barriers similar to those confronting the program’s target population. This is a full time all year round grant-funded position. Apply online at Include a cover letter, resume, three references, and transcripts. The online system will allow you to attach these documents electronically. If you need assistance or have questions, call Human Resources at (616) 331-2215. Closing Date: December 20, 2019. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Psychologist/Social Worker/Counselor; Coordinator of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives Allendale
This position seeks a generalist clinician with established clinical and outreach experience serving diverse populations. This individual will have the opportunity to strengthen outreach connections with diversity partners on campus and to provide and/or coordinate training in diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism to counseling center staff and trainees.
Temporary Dispatcher/ Communication Specialist - Department of Public Safety Allendale
This position performs a variety of communication and operational duties in support of the Grand Valley Police Department and Pew Campus Security. The dispatcher will monitor all incoming phone lines as well as audio and video surveillance equipment.
Records Assistant (Student Assistance Center) - Records and Registration Grand Rapids
Provides extraordinary customer service and support for a variety of functions within the Student Assistance Center.
Executive Director of the Bonnie Wesorick Center for Health Care Transformation Grand Rapids
The Executive Director (ED) of the Bonnie Wesorick Center for Healthcare Transformation will be a creative leader who envisions innovation for the Center, using experience, resourcefulness and ingenuity to achieve the Center’s goals. The ED must be able to show a personal connection to the mission and distinguish the Center by worthy and relevant outcomes, including sustainable community partnerships. Candidates for this position will have an earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline from an accredited institution and must be a Registered Nurse and eligible for RN licensure in Michigan. Must be a scholar with a health-related background, a personal record of creative leadership and successful innovation, experience with procurement of financial support, to include grant writing, have organizational and interpersonal skills, strong oral and written communication skills to include public speaking and the ability to share the message of the Center to diverse populations. Preferred candidate must also have the ability to build and maintain internal and external relationships with individuals and organizations., be visionary and results oriented. How to Apply: Apply online at Include a cover letter, resume, a personal advising philosophy statement not to exceed 400 words, and list of three references. 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. TDD Callers: Call Michigan Relay Center at 711 (in State) or 1-800-833-7833 (out of State)
Adjunct Instructor - Advertising and Public Relations (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The School of Communications at Grand Valley State University is seeking advertising and public relations professionals to teach part-time as adjunct instructors in the Advertising and Public Relations major. The positions may begin as early as January 2020. The Advertising and Public Relations faculty place a premium on the abilities and skills of the applicant to integrate theory and practice in the successful teaching of courses.
Assistant Football Coach/Offensive Coordinator Allendale
GVSU Athletic Department is looking for an Assistant Football Coach/Offensive Coordinator.
HR Administration Assistant (Confidential) - Human Resources Allendale
As part of the HR Administration and Technology (HRAT) Team, under direct supervision of the Director of HR Administration and Technology, the HR Administration Assistant aids in the processing of hiring employees, employment contracts, exempt and non-exempt pay, payroll process reviews, employment changes throughout the full employment lifecycle, maintaining databases, testing system upgrades, reviewing employee files for accuracy and completeness, and/or performing other related activities. The HR Administration Assistant must perform work of a specialized and confidential nature, interpreting and understanding University policy in order to process HR administration activities in compliance with the law.
Compensation Analyst - Human Resources Allendale
Evaluates and administers both the bargaining and non-bargaining Compensation functions for the University, including participating in the design of pay plans, salary analyses, and job evaluations. Analyzes and evaluates all related Compensation policies, projects, and processes to ensure effectiveness, efficiency, and continuous improvement. This position is also responsible for ensuring that university compensation programs are consistently administered in compliance with internal policies and government regulations.
Health Compliance Specialist - 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 the Health Compliance Specialist. The Health Compliance Specialist is responsible for the administrative processes related to health compliance auditing, and assisting with clinical affiliation agreements.
Clinical Affiliate Faculty - Kirkhof College of Nursing Grand Rapids
Kirkhof College of Nursing, Grand Valley State University is currently seeking applicants for an Clinical Affiliate Nursing Faculty position, for a blended practice teaching role with undergraduate and graduate nursing program. Experience working in an academic setting as a member of a team and with a diverse population is preferred.
Associate or Professor/Chair - Physical Therapy (College of Health Professions) Grand Rapids
Full-Time, 12-Month, Tenure-Track Position. The Department of Physical Therapy within Grand Valley State University’s College of Health Professions invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level (or higher) to serve as the Department Chair. Applicants must possess an earned post-professional doctoral degree and be licensed as a physical therapist (or eligible for licensure) in the state of Michigan. Previous experience as a program director and with the CAPTE accreditation process is preferred. This position will support the ongoing success of the GVSU Doctor of Physical Therapy Program. The start date for this position is Summer 2020.
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/or Full Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders to support the existing undergraduate and the newly approved Doctor of Audiology (Au.D.) program. Individuals who are interested and meet the required qualifications may be considered for the position of Program Director. This is an exciting opportunity for innovative and motivated individuals who enjoy program development and desire to educate tomorrow’s professionals.
Director of Learning Services - Johnson Center for Philanthropy Grand Rapids
This position will manage the professional development and training programs offered by the Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy (Johnson Center). The position will serve as a member of the Senior Coordinating and Accountability Team for the Center.
Assistant Professor - School of Engineering (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Grand Rapids
The School of Engineering within Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing invites applications for a tenure-track faculty position at the Assistant Professor level. This position is within the Electrical and Computer engineering program and involves teaching in support of our BSE and MSE programs at all levels from first-year through Master’s courses, curriculum and course development, professional service, and professional development activities including scholarship. Of particular interest is teaching and industrial experience as well as experience related to recruiting and supervising industrial grade projects. This position will support the continued growth of GVSU’s Electrical and Computer Engineering Programs. The start date for this position is fall 2020.
Assistant Professor - Higher Education (College of Education) Grand Rapids
The College of Education at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Higher Education beginning August 2020. Qualifications include a Ph.D. or Ed.D. in Higher Education, Student Affairs, or closely related field. ABD candidates will be considered if completed by August 31, 2020. Primary responsibilities include: teaching graduate courses in a M. Ed. in Higher Education program which has two emphasis areas: Adult and Higher Education and College Student Affairs Leadership; supervising graduate student research; pursuing scholarly interests; and providing service to the unit and university.
Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Allendale
Grand Valley State University (Grand Valley) is launching a search for its next Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and is seeking a collaborative and institutionally minded leader with a proven record of innovation to serve as the Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS). The dean promotes excellence in all aspects of the college mission to nurture the discovery, creation, transmission and application of knowledge and understanding across the humanities, social sciences, natural sciences and fine arts. The Dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences provides leadership, management and administration of the college. Grand Valley attracts more than 24,000 students with high-quality programs and state-of-the-art facilities. Grand Valley is a comprehensive university serving students from across Michigan and dozens of other states and foreign countries, offering 94 undergraduate and 42 graduate degree programs and has campuses in Allendale, Grand Rapids and Holland. The university offers programming and classes from centers in Traverse City, Muskegon, and Detroit; Grand Valley’s Annis Water Resources Institute and the Muskegon Innovation Hub are in Muskegon. The university is dedicated to individual student achievement, going beyond the traditional classroom experience, with research opportunities and business partnerships.

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