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TRIO Advisor (TPSSS Program) Grand Rapids
This is a 12-month full-time grant-funded position. The individual will assist in identifying, recruiting, and selecting of program participants. Assist the TRIO TPSSS Director with all projects as identified and serve as a supplemental advisor to TPSSS. participants
Admissions Recruiter Allendale
The Admissions Recruiter will 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. This position will manage an 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.
Project Coordinator Research Associate Grand Rapids
WK Kellogg, Education Programs Project Coordinator and Research Associate (grant-funded position). The GVSU College of Education and Community Innovation is seeking a Project Coordinator and Research Associate for the Education Initiatives within the W.K. Kellogg/Battle Creek Public Schools/GVSU Education Programs Partnership. This grant-funded position – through June 2024 – serves as the point person for the project leads of all of the partnership’s Education projects, manages and monitors the project budgets, timeline, and progress toward goals, communicates with W.K. Kellogg and Battle Creek Public School grant staff, and creates and maintains research projects, among performing other duties essential to the grant partnership. https://www.gvsu.edu/education/battlecreek/
Senior Director of Philanthropy - University Development Grand Rapids
The position is responsible for helping the university to reach its fundraising goals through leadership of the corporate, foundation, and individual major and leadership giving programs of the university. This position will be empowered to develop the overarching plan for engagement of corporate, foundation, and individual donors capable of making gifts of $15,000 or more. The Sr. Director will lead their team in developing constituency-based and prospect-by-prospect strategies effectively moving prospective supporters through the donor life cycle. This position will collaborate on data analysis and reporting to create data-driven approaches and track results. Reporting to the Associate Vice President for University Development, the Sr. Director will also work closely with Vice President for University Development and other senior leaders within the unit to identify opportunities, prioritize work flow, and drive results. This position will liaise with campus and community leaders. The Sr. Director will carry a small portfolio, but the primary focus of this position is to ensure the effective outreach to prospective supporters within their team’s portfolios.
Deputy Director for School Performance Grand Rapids
The Deputy Director for School Performance is responsible for leading activities to evaluate and increase the academic and organizational performance of schools chartered by the university, and the management of strategic relationships with people and organizations, primarily in metro Detroit, to support increased school performance.
Director, Client Services (SBDC Chief Client Services Officer) - Small Business Development Center Grand Rapids
This is an opportunity to join a mission-driven organization as the Director of Client Services, a key member of the Michigan SBDC’s statewide leadership team. This position provides leadership to the SBDC client services teams and implements strategic initiatives. This role provides direct leadership for 10 regional directors, technology commercialization, and growth consultants. The role nurtures strong community and stakeholder relationships and a culture of service supporting Michigan’s small business community.
Systems Engineer - Database Admin Allendale
Grand Valley State University is seeking a full time Systems Engineer – Database Administrator in the Information Technology division. See jobs.gvsu.edu for specific job requirements and how to apply. Grand Valley State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Institution.
Director of Student Health Services Allendale
The Division of Student Affairs is seeking a Director of Student Health Services to lead the day-to-day administrative responsibilities for student health services including supervision of the campus health center. The Director provides leadership and oversight with strategic planning, budget, and implementation and evaluation of services and programs. The Director will assist in developing strategic guidance for student wellbeing at GVSU and will advise senior administrators on student and public-health related matters. This key role will ensure best practices are followed in the delivery of health services including staffing, student immunization and insurance compliance, and that all state and federal guidelines and regulatory compliance are upheld. The Director of Student Health Services will work collaboratively with the Medical Director on the provision of medical services and serve on a team to assist and provide leadership in the management of campus public health emergencies. The Director will work collaboratively with other student support services and health educators on campus including, but not limited to: the University Counseling Center, Dean of Students CARE team, Alcohol and Other Drug Services, Recreation and Wellness, and the Campus Dining dietician.
Laboratory Scientist (Part Time) - Biomedical Sciences Allendale
The role of the lab scientist will be to master the two techniques of analyses- quantitative PCR and immunofluorescence microscopy, support undergraduate and graduate students' training and execution of the techniques, and ensure that bookkeeping of data and the lab is kept in order. Graduate training (master's or PhD) in a wet lab science (chemistry, biology, cell and molecular biology) is preferred but not required.
Adjunct Battle Creek Public School Integrated Arts Academy Curriculum Coordinator Works Remotely
Grand Valley State University has partnered with Battle Creek Public Schools (BCPS) to start a K-8 integrated arts academy called Northwestern Academy of Visual and Performing Arts. We are seeking a qualified individual with a background in arts education to work with the GVSU and BCPS teams on curriculum development and coordination. This is a remote position and will initially run through June 2023 with the possibility of extension based on anticipated continuation of funding.
Director Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies Grand Rapids
The Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies at Grand Valley State University seeks a Director to guide its next phase of strategic development. The ideal candidate for this role will be a proven leader able to work at the intersection of academia, business, and philanthropy and be an innovator and implementer of new ideas. They will possess an appreciation for historical and presidential leadership narratives especially as guideposts for the effective and ethical practice of leadership in today’s changing world and a strong vision for the future direction of the Hauenstein Center. The Director will cast the vision for the Hauenstein Center, frame its leadership and scholarly programming, and guide its staff to work across GVSU and its larger civic community to create compelling opportunities for leadership study and practice. The Director will possess a collaborative leadership style, an optimistic outlook, and a national perspective. They will have a wellspring of personal leadership experience from which to draw inspiration. The successful candidate will display a deep commitment to diversity and inclusion and will be a passionate advocate for GVSU’s mission, placing student learners at the center of all decisions. The Director will be curious, creative, and motivated to identify and implement new strategies and systems. They will serve at the direction of the Vice President for University Development, enjoying academic freedom and a seat at the table within civic, academic, and philanthropic circles.
Foundation Relations Specialist - 12-Month Adjunct AP - University Development Grand Rapids
This is a 12-Month Adjunct AP position that is expected to be renewed for a second year. The selected candidate will have a positive, team-oriented attitude, be a self-motivated learner, and present an entrepreneurial mindset.
Director of Payroll & Human Resources Operations Center Allendale
This position will oversee all aspects of Payroll, HR Operations, and Benefit programs. Such duties include, but are not limited to: leading the Total Rewards and HR Operations teams, work with consultants on benefits programs, overseeing payroll processes and human resources management systems and identifying and recommending improvements to processes, systems and programs to drive employee satisfaction.
Career Navigator - Office of the Provost Battle Creek
This role will serve as a liaison between GVSU and the Battle Creek Community, Battle Creek Public Schools (BCPS) and other schools and organizations in the area. This position is in-person and will work on events, programming and initiatives, and will be a resource for prospective students from Battle Creek and Southwest Michigan and those matriculating to GVSU. They will also support the BCPS educational transformation and GVSU grant initiatives.
(Internal Tenure Track Only) Interim Director of Annis Water Resources Institute Muskegon
The Interim Director of the R.B. Annis Water Resources Institute (AWRI) will provide vision and leadership for the Institute’s mission, including maintaining and building upon its established reputation for scholarly excellence and community outreach, and demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based teaching and practice. This is an internal posting for tenure track faculty only.
Accountant/Senior Accountant - Accounting Office Allendale
Provide support to the Financial Reporting team for up to two years to support the implementation of a new University ERP system.
Adjunct Media Specialist - Hauenstein Center for Presidential Studies Grand Rapids
This is a 12-Month Adjunct AP position that is responsible for designing, scheduling, and ordering print publications; creating, editing, and scheduling electronic communications; maintaining the Hauenstein Center’s website; managing the social media presence of the Hauenstein Center; and coordinating photography and videography for events. It is the goal of the media specialist to communicate the Hauenstein Center’s mission and activities through high-quality, timely publications and messaging. The position requires a person with a variety of technology/media skills, creativity, strong organization skills, initiative, and the willingness to work as an integral member of a team.
Men’s Water Polo Club Head Coach - Recreation and Wellness Allendale
The Head Coach is responsible for the supervision, planning, and organization of all practices, execution of in-game leadership and strategy, as well as providing mentorship of student-athletes. The Head Coach is expected to travel to all home and away competitions. This position will work closely with the team’s Executive Board members and Recreation & Wellness personnel. This position is part-time with an annual stipend of $5,000, with transportation and lodging for away events provided by the team. The season is typically September through October. The GVSU Men’s Water Polo program is a member of the Great Lakes Division of the Collegiate Water Polo Association (CWPA). The program made 10 straight National Tournament appearances between 2007-2017, making 6 Final Four appearances, finishing runner-up in 2012 and 2013, and winning a National Championship in 2011. The club has 250 wins over the last decade. This position is part time and not eligible for benefits.

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