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Adjunct NEPQR - Healing the Heartside Project Manager (Kirkhoff College of Nursing) Grand Rapids
The NEPQR Grant Project Manager will be responsible for the management of all activities of a HRSA funded project to increase the access to and quality of behavioral health services through team-based care models in interprofessional, nurse-led primary care teams for underserved populations. The grant will increase the training of the current and future nursing workforce, and strengthen their ability to provide integrated behavioral health care services in primary care settings through academic-practice partnerships. The Project Manager will work with the Project Director (PD), GVSU Family Health Center and Kirkhof College of Nursing staff, a Licensed Behavioral Health Provider (LMSW), a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), a Community Health Worker (CHW), faculty, and students to accomplish goals, objectives, tasks, and activities for the grant as assigned in order to facilitate the successful implementation of this project.
Adjunct Instructor - School of Communications (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The School of Communications at Grand Valley State University is seeking an advertising and public relations professional to teach part-time as an adjunct instructor in the Advertising and Public Relations major. The position will begin late August 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.
Associate Director of Undergraduate Scholar Engagement - Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships Allendale
The Associate Director for Undergraduate Scholar Engagement - Frederik Meijer Office of Fellowships provides support for student recruitment, outreach, application support, and other activities that support GVSU students’ pursuit of nationally competitive fellowships and scholarships.
Adjunct AP Lead Teacher - Children's Enrichment Center Allendale
A Lead Teacher at the Children’s Enrichment Center (CEC) provides overall leadership, direction, and oversight for their assigned classroom at the children’s center on GVSU’s Allendale campus. A Lead Teacher is responsible for providing a high quality, nurturing classroom community for our littlest Lakers that is both developmentally appropriate and inclusive of multiple perspectives. A Lead Teacher oversees day to day operations including; child care and safety of assigned children, planning and implementation of lessons, curriculum-based observation and assessment, and a partnership and communication with each child’s family in order to best support care and learning for their child. The Lead Teacher will also need to assist the Director in supervision of Assistant Teacher staff; more specifically the staff assigned to the same classroom as the Lead. The individual in this position reports to the Children’s Enrichment Center Director.
INTERNAL POSTING: Associate Dean/Associate Librarian, Curriculum, Research and User Services - University Libraries Allendale
Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Libraries is seeking nominations and applications for the Associate Dean (AD) of Curriculum, Research and User Services (CRUS), to provide leadership to a thriving and risk-taking organization. GVSU Libraries continues on an exciting path of evolution and continued exploration, serving as a nexus for quality education and with a visionary focus on student experience. The libraries play a critical role in advancing a liberal education through intellectual partnership with faculty and students throughout the university. The Associate Dean (AD) provides leadership within the Libraries, working collaboratively across campus, with the local community, and with national and international partners to create and support traditional and cutting edge services designed to meet the current and emergent needs of students, faculty, and staff, with a strong student experience focus in line with liberal education. As a key member of the Grand Valley State University Libraries’ senior management team, the AD ensures organizational effectiveness and efficiency and shares in responsibility for decision-making, resource management, and development of policies for operations and services as well as library-wide planning, assessment and programming. The AD should adopt a holistic library-wide view in terms of strategic planning, communication, and fostering an environment of innovation. The AD plays a leadership role in promoting teamwork, diversity, and inclusiveness within GVSU University Libraries and the campus. In addition, the AD participates in relevant campus, consortia or multi-institutional groups. Learn more about the position by reading the full ad and position posting or feel free to contact Dean of University Libraries, Annie Bélanger, (; @annie_belanger; or search committee chair, Joy Gianakura at This is an internal posting.
Public Safety Officer - Department of Public Safety Allendale
This is a uniformed and armed police position charged with enforcing state/local laws and the rules of the university. Patrols the campus in a marked unit. Responds to emergency calls for service. Arrest and issue citations as necessary. Provide backup assistance when dispatched.
Adjunct Research Associate - Johnson Center for Philanthropy Grand Rapids
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy seeks to add an Adjunct Research Associate for research and evaluation with a special emphasis on matters of diversity, equity, and inclusion. This Research Associate will have two primary responsibilities in approximately equal proportions: (1) research support for the Distinguished Scholar in Residence for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, and (2) research and evaluation support within the Community Data and Research Lab. The Research Associate will lead quantitative and qualitative research projects (or parts of larger research projects) including surveys and interviews, and will produce a variety of written content for foundation and nonprofit clients. The individual in this position reports to the Director, Community Data and Research Lab, and will be expected to work closely with the Distinguished Scholar in Residence for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. This is a full-time (40 hours per week) position for the 2020-2021 academic year.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction - Computing and Information Systems Allendale, Grand Rapids
The School of Computing and Information Systems at Grand Valley State University invites qualified individuals with a strong interest in teaching computer science, information technology, or information systems courses, to apply for a non-tenure, one-year renewable, affiliate faculty position beginning Fall 2020. The ideal candidate will be qualified to teach undergraduate courses in one or more computing topics including introduction to computing and productivity tools, programming languages, database, and other core computing courses. The School of CIS consists of a very collegial faculty with a strong emphasis on collaboration and cross-disciplinary instruction offering computer science, information technology, information systems, cybersecurity, data science & analytics, and health/bioinformatics programs at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Visit for more information on our School and programs. Candidates for this affiliate position must have an earned graduate degree (MS or PhD) in computer science, information systems, or related field, and a demonstrated record of successful teaching. Salary and benefits are competitive. Application review will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please include a cover letter and resume, along with teaching evaluations. 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. Grand Valley State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.
Visiting Faculty - Music, Theatre, and Dance (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) Allendale
The Theatre program in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance at Grand Valley State University invites applications for a Visiting Faculty position to begin August 2020. This is a non-tenure track one-year appointment, with the possibility of renewal for up to 3 years.
Assistant/Associate Professor - Psych Mental Health (Kirkhof College of Nursing) Grand Rapids
Psych/Mental Health Tenure-track faculty position available. Experience teaching in higher education also desirable. Must have earned doctorate in nursing or related discipline; if the earned doctorate is not in nursing, the master’s degree must be in nursing. If the doctorate was earned via a BSN to doctorate, the doctorate must be in nursing (DNP or PhD), and the requirement for a master’s degree is waived. 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)
Temporary Part-time Massage Practitioner - Recreation and Wellness Allendale
Services provided include chair massage, full body massage, maintain client paperwork and forms. Must have completed all coursework to become a massage practitioner, including all practical hours, and provide proof of completion of both national exam and license. Starting wage is based on experience and skills. Massage Practitioner position may work an average of 15 hours a week and have additional opportunities to work events. This is a part-time non-benefited position.

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