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Office Coordinator -Van Andel Global Trade Center ( Seidman College of Business) Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Van Andel Global Trade Center is looking for an office coordinator (Part-time, 20 hours per week, No Benefits) to perform a variety of administrative responsibilities while maintaining a high quality of work and customer service. The office coordinator will be working within a team that supports growing international opportunities for businesses throughout Michigan.
Academic Advisor - Seidman Student Academic Services (Seidman College of Business) Grand Rapids
The Seidman College of Business at Grand Valley State University is seeking a full-time, 12-month professional Academic Advisor. The candidate will have an earned bachelor’s degree (a master’s degree in education or related field is preferred). The candidate will also have relevant experience working with adult learners in an advising or coaching capacity, and have a demonstrated understanding of program planning, development theory with related experience, strong communication (oral and written) and organizational skills, ability to work both autonomously and as a key member of an academic advising center, and demonstrated commitment to customer service.
Standardized Patient Program Coordinator - Vice Provost for Health Office Grand Rapids
The Office of the Vice Provost for Health is seeking applicants for a Standardized Patient (SP) Program Coordinator. This position is responsible for the instructional and overall operational aspects of the SP Program in accordance and compliance with all State laws and regulations, in addition to, oversight of the Program’s annual budget. Must be a Registered Nurse.
HRSA - NEPQR:BHI Grant: Community Health Worker - Kirkhof College of Nursing Grand Rapids
The NEPQR Community Health Worker will be an integral part of a 3-year HRSA: NEPQR-BHI grant team, assisting with patient care and services coordination in collaboration with the mental health team and supervising psychiatrist. They will assist patients in navigating health and human services such as transportation and food. They will provide after-hours support for residents with mental health crises.
Associate Vice President, Human Resources and Chief Human Resources Officer Allendale
The Associate Vice President for Human Resources is the University's Chief Human Resources professional and reports to the Vice President for Finance and Administration/Chief Financial Officer and is a member of the President’s Cabinet. This position is responsible for strategic planning and oversight of the delivery of human resources services and programs to the University community, including leadership of human resources policies and procedures, staff relations, bargaining, employee benefits and wellness, recruitment, compensation and classification, performance management, training and professional development, HRIS systems, and record keeping.
Recruiter Graduate Programs (12 Month Temporary AP) - Admissions Grand Rapids
The Recruiter, Graduate Programs is responsible for recruiting potential students to the graduate programs at Grand Valley State University. This professional supports a comprehensive recruitment plan with individual programs by developing and managing relationships with individual prospects utilizing appropriate sales, marketing, and client lead techniques; developing corporate/employer relationships; relationships with universities across the country developing alumni relationships; coordinating and leading graduate recruitment events, and working with the Graduate School staff and graduate program directors. The Recruiter for Graduate Programs will establish and implement tracking systems to evaluate the effectiveness of recruitment efforts and will analyze prospect and admissions data to further inform the process. Flexibility for scheduling early, late, and weekend office hours are required to accommodate programming needs. This is a 12-month entry-level temporary position that has the possibility of being renewed.
Employee Ombuds Officer - Office of Ombuds Allendale
Grand Valley State University is creating the Office of the Employee Ombuds and seeks to hire its first employee Ombuds to support faculty and staff. Reporting to the President, the Employee Ombuds Officer is a designated neutral and impartial third party whose major function is to provide confidential and informal assistance to constituents of the university’s community, which includes staff, faculty, and/or administrators. The employee Ombuds works closely with the Student Ombuds to provide services to the entire university community. The Employee Ombuds Officer is an advocate for fairness, who acts as a source of information and referral, aids in answering individual’s questions, and assists in the resolution of concerns and critical situations. In considering any given instance or concern, the points of view of all parties that might be involved are taken into account. This office supplements, but does not replace or duplicate, the university’s existing resources for formal conflict resolution. The Office is based on the assurance of confidentiality to the extent to which the law allows. Therefore the Employee Ombuds Officer must keep the information confidential in accordance with the Code of Ethics and Standards of Practice of the International Ombudsman Association Employee Ombuds Officer will be responsible for directing all aspects and functions of the office
Farm Manager/Educator - Office of Sustainability Practices Allendale
The Farm Manager and Educator reports to the Director of the Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Office of Sustainability Practices and works collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students to develop, promote, and coordinate sustainable food system efforts that improve environmental, social, and economic impact for the university.  This position is in the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies, one of the few interdisciplinary colleges in the nation.  It provides Grand Valley and the community with experiences, expertise, and programming that deepens our understanding of the world around us. The College does this through its innovative curriculum and by providing students with high-impact learning experiences like service learning projects, study abroad opportunities, internships, living and learning communities, and intensive writing and research opportunities. The Sustainable Agriculture Project is a collaboration between students, faculty, and staff to experience sustainable agriculture on GVSU’s Allendale Campus.  The project began with a group of students in 2008 and has expanded to include a variety of different initiatives.  More information can be found at
Custodian - Facilities Services Allendale
The custodian position will clean/sanitize restrooms, sweep, mop vacuum, empty trash, lock/unlock buildings, room set-ups and other assigned duties.
RN Care Manager - Nursing Family Health Center Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University: GVSU’s Family Health Center seeks full-time RN Care Manager. Required qualifications: Current, active and unrestricted Michigan Registered Nurse license; Bachelor’s degree in nursing; Certification in Case Management (CMC) preferred or to be obtained within 12 months of hire; minimum 2 years of clinical nursing experience in a primary care or community setting; Minimum 1 year of case management experience. Responsibilities include supervision of staff and students supporting patient flow.
Clinical Medical Assistant Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University: GVSU’s Family Health Center seeks full-time Clinical Medical Assistant. Required qualifications: Graduate of accredited medical assistant training program; current Medical Assistant Certification in the State of Michigan; Experience in medical office or similar setting; Experience with an electronic medical records system. Responsibilities include supporting all aspects of patient flow, clerical functions including scheduling, patient registration, referral coordination and medical records processing as needed. For full position description and to apply, visit (for assistance, call HR 616-331-2215).
Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning Allendale
The Vice Provost for Lifelong Learning will oversee a newly reorganized division of Adult, Continuing, Graduate, & Lifetime Learning, and enable Grand Valley to accelerate its efforts to build relationships with learners for a lifetime and enterprises which require education.  Working collaboratively with the academic Deans and other divisions across campus, the Vice Provost will be responsible for expanding Grand Valley’s credit and noncredit programs for adult learners, including degree completion, micro-credentialing, and graduate programs. Additionally, they will oversee several broad areas, including: continuing education, graduate programs office , Career Services (focused on lifelong learners); Alumni Relations (focused on alumni engagement and lifetime learning); Executive Education and Enterprise Partnerships; and, Regional Campuses. The Vice Provost leads in shaping programming to serve the wider community, both enterprises and adult learners, and addressing talent gaps regionally, statewide, and nationally. This position reports to the Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs and is a member of the President’s cabinet. Nominations, inquiries and expressions of interest should be directed to
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.
COVID Assessment Team Nurse - Office of the 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 a lead on COVID testing and related projects. This individual will serve as a member of the COVID Assessment Team. As part of the COVID Assessment Team, this position will assist with administrative processes related to contacting individuals who have submitted a COVID-19 self-assessment with a positive response. This is a full time, 12-month administrative professional position.
Temporary Part-time COVID Assessment Team Nurse - Vice Provost of Health Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University’s Office of the Vice Provost for Health is accepting applications for registered nurse to serve as COVID Assessment Team Nurse. The COVID Assessment Team Nurse is part of a team of nurses responsible for the administrative processes related to contacting individuals who have submitted a COVID-19 self-assessment with a positive response. This is a temporary part-time position and has no benefits.
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.
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.

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