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Professional Science Master's Programs Coordinator - Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Apply now Job no: 492743
Work type: EAP - Executive, Administrative, Professional
Location: Grand Rapids
Categories: Padnos College of Engineering & Computing

Required Qualifications and Education: Qualifications include a Master's degree or higher in a relevant field, evidence of administrative experience, as well as ability and commitment to teach the interdisciplinary PSM course on Professional Science Practice. This position requires an energetic and self-directed person who will provide support to faculty and students in the programs and work with local business community to develop internship opportunities.

Preferred Qualifications and Education: Academic and/or industrial experience in a field representing one of the GVSU PSM programs. Education in Biostatistics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, or Medical and Bioinformatics is desirable.

Responsibilities - Essential Functions: Coordinating the activities of GVSU's Professional Science Master's programs: Biostatistics; Biotechnology, Data Science and Analytics, and Medical & Bioinformatics. Responsibilities include: 1) actively developing and managing internship sites; 2) monitoring internship progress and internship course requirements; 3) teaching a course in Professional Science Practice; 4) scheduling and staffing of PSM courses, as well as supporting the coordination of courses across the programs; 5) spearheading marketing and recruitment efforts; 6) coordinating with the Program Directors to manage and respond to inquiries from current and potential students; 7) facilitating clear and timely communication and cooperation between the programs and other university components; 8) managing assessment data collection and coordinating with Program Directors for periodic reports; and 9) participating in nationwide PSM activities.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Department/Division: Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing

Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

How To Apply: Complete application includes: 1) a letter of application summarizing the candidate's interest in and qualifications for the position; 2) a curriculum vitae; 3) a one-page statement of the candidate's approach to coordinating interdisciplinary professional science master's programs; and 4) three references. Apply on-line to: For assistance with the online application process, call the Human Resources Office at 616-331-2215. For specific questions about this position, please feel free to contact Dr. Tim Born, Chair of the Search Committee, at

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