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Adjunct Faculty - Early Childhood Education Allendale, Grand Rapids
The Early Childhood program at GVSU is looking for adjunct faculty members to help serve undergraduate students pursuing careers working with children in early childhood and early childhood special education, ages birth to age eight, starting in Winter 2023. Primary responsibilities include teaching undergraduate courses connected to working with families and child guidance, both in person and using online instructional tools during daytime hours.
Student Services Specialist - Center for Adult & Continuing Studies Grand Rapids
This position will provide inclusive and intentional academic support and guidance for adult learners interested in Grand Valley. This role will also help support retention initiatives in adult degree programs. The ideal candidate will have experience with adult learners and familiarity with current trends and best practices in advising.
Director of Communications - College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Allendale
The CLAS Director of Communications will develop a creative strategic communications plan that tells the CLAS story to internal and external constituencies. The Director will be responsible for designing and implementing the College’s strategic communications plan and public relations activities in collaboration with CLAS units and a variety of university offices. This individual will also collaborate with the Dean to drive development and donor engagement initiatives for the College.
Assistant or Associate Professor of Computing Allendale
School of Computing at Grand Valley State University seeks to fill multiple tenure-track assistant/associate professor positions beginning fall 2023. Applicants should be qualified to teach core areas of computer science, information systems, information technology, cybersecurity, or data science. Candidates with specialties in data science or cybersecurity are especially encouraged to apply.
Assistant Professor - Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies (Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies) Allendale
The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies seeks an interdisciplinary teacher-scholar to join our faculty beginning in the 2023-24 Academic Year. This tenure track position will support two or more of the academic programs of the Brooks College, with particular emphasis on the growing program in Environmental and Sustainability Studies.
Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Allendale
The Department of Movement Science seeks an assistant professor for the Exercise Science program for a full time, 9-month, tenure-track position to teach, establish a scholarly agenda, and engage in service across the department, university, and community.
Security Staff - Department of Public Safety Grand Rapids
Responsible for patrolling buildings, grounds and parking areas; traffic control; enforcing rules and regulations established by the university; completing reports, responding to emergencies; and assisting students, faculty, staff and visitors with daily safety needs.
Assistant Professor of Social Work Grand Rapids
The School of Social Work seeks a tenure track – assistant professor, full-time, 9-month contract specializing in BSW & MSW education. This position may include opportunity for spring/summer teaching with additional compensation. We are seeking an innovative educator who is excited about the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues who teach in this program.
Assistant or Associate Professor - Environmental and Aquatic Restoration and Sustainability Cluster Hire Allendale
The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (CLAS) and the Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies (Brooks) at Grand Valley State University are hiring at least five tenure track faculty with expertise related to Environmental Sciences, Aquatic Restoration, Environmental Studies, and Sustainability to start August 6, 2023.
Admissions Communications and Marketing Manager - Admissions Office Allendale
Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment, the Admissions Communications and Marketing Manager coordinates and manages recruitment communications, including electronic and print, for the Admissions and Recruitment Office. The person in this role will serve as the primary liaison with the Institutional Marketing and University Communications Offices and will utilize communication and problem-solving skills to guide and assist Admissions in the design, development, deployment, and the ongoing application of the CRM for marketing and communicating to prospective students.
Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment - Admissions Office Allendale
Reporting to the Associate Director of Admissions and Recruitment—Processors, assist with processing of all new student applications for admissions and manage/supervise related functions/systems.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Behavioral Neuroscience Allendale
The Psychology Department at Grand Valley State University seeks a full time, tenure track, Assistant Professor beginning Fall, 2023, specializing in Behavioral Neuroscience. The position is defined broadly within neuroscience and behavior, but candidates with expertise in areas that will diversify the expertise in the department or complement existing research interests are especially encouraged to apply. We are seeking candidates who can involve undergraduates in their research program and are excited to collaborate.
Visiting Faculty in Physics Allendale
The Grand Valley State University (GVSU) Physics Department is searching to hire a Visiting Faculty in Physics, to begin January 2023 and continue through April 2024.
Assistant/Associate Professor of Secondary Education Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University seeks an Assistant or Associate Professor in Secondary Education. Applicants must have a Doctorate in Education or closely related field by August 1, 2023. We seek candidates from a diverse pool of scholars with expertise (teaching and research) willing to assist with the development, implementation, and continuous improvement of secondary education curriculum in our programs. Additionally, applicants must have: specialized knowledge of theory and pedagogy practices related to secondary education; a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion; a minimum of three years of successful teaching in 5-12 classrooms; effective oral, written, and collaborative interpersonal skills; demonstrated potential for teaching at the university level; a record of scholarship or potential for scholarship; and ability to teach in multiple modalities and locations.
Program Manager, Learning Services - Philanthropy Center Grand Rapids
The Dorothy A. Johnson Center for Philanthropy (Johnson Center) seeks a Program Manager to join the Learning Services team, which provides nationally recognized professional education, training, and tools for philanthropic learning.
Adult and Transfer Program Manager - Admissions Allendale
This role is responsible for managing all aspects of the adult and transfer recruitment portfolio in the Admissions Office. This position organizes various programs and activities related to the Adult and Transfer portfolio to improve efficiencies and develops related program and project budgets. The position also has an assigned recruitment territory and is accountable for meeting key enrollment metrics. This will be achieved by representing Grand Valley State University both on- and off-campus (in-person and virtual) to prospective students, school personnel, and other individuals or organizations involved in the college selection process.
Affiliate Faculty of Instruction for Writing Allendale
The Department of Writing seeks a full-time (9-month), non-tenure track position to teach 12-credit hours of first-year writing beginning August 6, 2023. No scholarship expectations or service obligations.
Assistant Professor - Accounting Grand Rapids
Grand Valley State University School of Accounting in the Seidman College of Business invites applications for a faculty position beginning in Fall 2023. The open position is for an Assistant Professor. Applicants are expected to have earned a Ph.D. or an appropriate terminal degree in Accounting or a closely related field from an AACSB or equivalently accredited institution by August 2023 and be interested in teaching in both the undergraduate and graduate programs. All teaching interests in Accounting will be considered. Salary is competitive. The Seidman College of Business, fully accredited by AACSB International, values and supports a blend of excellent teaching and scholarly productivity. The atmosphere at the Seidman College of Business is highly collegial, with opportunities for outstanding professional growth. The Grand Rapids community is a vibrant, exciting area with significant leisure time activities available. Candidates must be committed to GVSU’s vision of inclusion and equity.
Assistant Professor String Music Education/Orchestra Conductor Allendale
Summary: Grand Valley State University, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, invites applications for a 9 month, full-time, tenure track position in the Department of Music, Theatre, and Dance to begin on August 6, 2023. We are seeking a committed string music educator and orchestral conductor with experience in both aspects of the position. We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates from underrepresented groups, and from candidates who have interest and/or experience in working with diverse student and community populations.
Temporary Part Time Customer Service Support - University Libraries Allendale
GVSU Libraries are seeking a Temporary Library Support Staff. This individual will work collaboratively to support library operations and customer service.

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