Director, Brooks College Office For Community Partnerships and Student Professional Development

Posting Date: 04/19/2017
Job Category: Administrative/General Support
City Position is located: Allendale, MI
Position Description (include how to apply):

The Brooks College of Interdisciplinary Studies at Grand Valley State University seeks an innovative and entrepreneurial individual to serve as the inaugural Director of the newly created Office for Community Partnerships and Student Professional Development. The mission of the office is to support Brooks College in achieving its strategic objectives in the area of high-impact, community-based teaching and learning, and to support students in developing skills, values, and motivation to shape their professionals and communities. This position is a full-time, academic/professional (AP) position reporting to the Dean of the Brooks College.

The Director will provide vision and leadership for the office; cultivate the college’s strategic community partnerships that are mutually beneficial and enhance student learning relevant to the College’s academic offerings; support faculty, both conceptually and logistically, in incorporating service learning and other forms of community-based teaching and research into their courses or supervised student projects; oversee and develop the Brooks College Innovation Lab that is currently under construction; and oversee and strengthen ongoing credit-bearing initiatives that support students in developing interdisciplinary knowledge and skills. Required qualifications include an earned master’s degree and 3 years’ relevant experience working in or with higher education. To read a complete job description with qualifications or to apply, please visit 

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