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Director, Project Management Office - Information Technology Allendale
Grand Valley State University is seeking a full time Director, Project Management Office 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.
Associate State Director - Small Business Development Center Grand Rapids
This is an opportunity to join a mission-driven organization as the Associate State Director (ASD) who is a key member of the Michigan SBDC’s statewide leadership team. The ASD provides operational and program oversight while leading quality control and implementation of standard operating procedures for the Michigan SBDC program. This role also provides strategic leadership for project management, training, and marketing functions while nurturing a strong culture of service for Michigan’s small business community. Visit our website at for more information, additional requirements, a full description of the position, and details on how to apply.
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 Football Coach - Athletics Allendale
GVSU Athletic Department is looking for an Assistant Football Coach - Offensive Line.
Associate Director of Student Life - Fraternity/Sorority Life - Student Life Office Allendale
Fraternity Sorority Life, Associate Director, Grand Valley State University, Allendale MI Join a dedicated staff team at a dynamic university as we build and implement the strategic roadmap for our Fraternity and Sorority Life community. Review of applications will begin May 1, 2020.
Full Stack Developer - Padnos College of Engineering and Computing/Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence Allendale, Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Seymour and Esther Padnos College of Engineering and Computing (PCEC) and Center for Scholarly and Creative Excellence (CSCE) invites applications for the position of Full Stack Developer. The Administrative Professional position will design, development, modify, and enhance moderately complex web applications and database support for areas supported by the High Performance Computing technology team.
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)
Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Digital Officer Allendale
Grand Valley State University seeks a visionary, accomplished and transformational Vice President for Information Technology (VP IT) and Chief Digital Officer (CDO). This newly created position will provide the innovative vision, strategy, management and accountability for information and digital technology in close collaboration across the institution. The selected leader will understand the critical role of information technology in higher education and learner success, as well as be able to put a roadmap in place to enact the strategy. This will entail strong strategic planning capability, proven technical acumen, excellent communication skills, and the ability to partner with the faculty, students, staff and administrators to ensure information technology efforts align with campus-wide goals.
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.
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.
Assistant/Associate Professor - School of Computing and Information Systems (Padnos College of Engineering and Computing) Allendale
School of Computing & Information Systems at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions in computer science, information systems, or information technology beginning fall 2020. Applicants should be qualified to teach core areas of computer science, information systems, or information technology. Candidates with the ability to teach database/data management, data mining, data science, operating systems, distributed systems, cloud computing, edge computing, IoT, AI/machine learning, augmented reality, visualization, human-computer interaction, or cybersecurity are especially encouraged to apply.

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