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Recruiting Officer Big Rapids, MI 49307
Recruiting Officer – Ferris State University. Provide administrative leadership and management of student recruiting activities for the university’s academic programming. Engage in recruitment practices which are in keeping with the Division’s Mission and Vision Statements. Travel, carrying of materials, evening and weekend hours are required. Required: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university with valid Driver’s License. Work experience in an aspect of recruitment, marketing and/or public relations. Ability to work with a diverse workforce and student population.
Financial Aid Advisor Big Rapids, MI 49307
Financial Aid Advisor – Ferris State University. Provide financial aid counseling to students and families. Troubleshoot difficult student situations. Determine eligibility for various aid programs, monitor and adjust awards according to regulations. Represent Financial Aid in internal and external events. Participate in the development and maintenance of policy and procedure. Remain current on all applicable federal and state regulatory guidance. Required: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university. Two years of full-time demonstrated work experience or four years of part-time work experience in financial aid or customer relations or counseling (e.g. financial, educational or administrative). Experience with Banner information system and Microsoft Office Preferred
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology Big Rapids, MI 49307
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Electrical/Electronics Engineering Technology – Ferris State University. Temporary faculty employed will teach AAS and/or BS level course work to students enrolled in the Industrial Electronics Technology and Electrical Electronics Engineering Technology. Typical subjects include DC/AC electronic circuits, digital theory and applications, electronic devices, communication circuits, microprocessors, PLCs and electronic troubleshooting. Required: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology or closely related field. Four years of industrial experience directly relating to the design and development of electronic systems and devices, automation systems or embedded systems.
Director, Auxiliary Business Operations Big Rapids, MI 49307
Provide guidance and oversight in the areas of budgeting, financial and operational protocols for all areas within Auxiliary Enterprises. Provide direct support to the Bookstore and Printing Services for day to day operations.
Part Time Operations Coordinator (Katke Golf Course) Big Rapids, MI 49307
Katke Golf Course is looking for a part time operations coordinator to oversee business operations. Responsibilities will include scheduling staff, cash handling, receiving and processing of merchandise, overseeing point of sale system, member engagement, and event scheduling.
Part Time Operations (Katke Golf Course) Big Rapids, MI 49307
Katke Golf Course is looking for a part time operations assistant managing outdoor facilities, cart barn, and equipment. Responsibilities will include oversee staff, training new staff on golf cart process, upkeep of light equipment/supplies, manage/schedule cart maintenance, keep areas clean and organized, assist with closing facilities at the end of shifts. This position will assist with managing projects and events as needed. This is a seasonal position working 24-28 hours a week, April through October.
Admissions Counselor - REVISED/REPOSTED Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Responsible for managing the relationship between Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) and prospective students by helping them make an informed college choice. Responsibilities include regional and national travel, high school visits and presentations, prospective student interviews, portfolio reviews, general and academic advising for the registration of new students, and participation in both on/off campus recruitment events. The Admissions Counselor is the primary point of contact between the college and potential students. The Admissions Counselor assists the college in achieving yearly enrollment goals.
Director of Public Safety/Chief of Police Big Rapids, MI 49307
Leads the University’s team of public safety staff to provide safety, security, and protection for the entire FSU Big Rapids community. Directs, manages, and implements a comprehensive crime prevention, complaint investigation, emergency response, law enforcement and parking services program in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations emphasizing a community policing philosophy to ensure public safety in the university community. Reports to the Vice President of Administration and Finance. Required: BA degree and MCOLES certification required or the ability to obtain within 90 days. At least eight years of progressively responsible leadership and management experience in law enforcement or security.
Architecture Faculty (Full-time 9 mos. Tenure Track) Big Rapids, MI 49307
Architecture Faculty (Full-time 9 mos. Tenure Track) – Ferris State University. The Architecture and Facility Management Department invites applications for a 9-month tenure track faculty position starting in academic year 2020-2021 at the assistant or associate level. The successful candidate will be instrumental in delivering the BS in Architecture and Sustainability program, as well as developing new offerings which may include a new B.Arch degree. The program is seeking colleagues who are disciplined, creative, and collegial and who are engaged in and enjoy teaching.
Assistant Women's Basketball Coach Big Rapids, MI 49307
Assist in planning and organizing all phases of a NCAA Division II Women’s Basketball Program, including, but not limited to the following: recruiting, developing each student-athlete on and off the court, game preparation, hiring work study employees, fundraising, community involvement, and coordinator of summer camps and clinics. Must be prepared to show you have the passion to be an integral part of taking this program to the next level.
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Architecture and Facility Management Big Rapids, MI 49307
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Architecture and Facility Management - Ferris State University. The Architecture and Facility Management Department seeks applications for a part-time, temporary faculty position. Responsibilities involve teaching one or more courses in the following degree programs: AAS in Architectural Technology or BS in Architecture and Sustainability. In addition to the more common topics associated with the degree programs, experience in architectural design, construction detailing and documents utilizing AutoCAD and Revit, digital architectural presentation utilizing software such as Revit, Formit, Autodesk 3DS Max, SketchUp, Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator will be considered. Required: A Bachelor of Science in Architecture is required to teach 100 and 200 level courses. A Bachelor of Architecture or a Master of Architecture is required to teach 300 to 400 level courses. The candidate will be evaluated based upon specific educational background in the subject matter for which the candidate will be assigned to teach. A minimum of five years of professional work experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Adjunct Faculty - Interior Design Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Interior Design Adjunct Faculty - Kendall College of Art and Design is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty in its Interior Design program. The Interior Design Program seeks to cultivate interior designers who are engaged in innovative and creative human-centered solutions that contribute to the advancement of the profession. We are looking for a designer that can help us teach the next generation about the design process and to share the skills of the profession in the classroom. The teaching assignment is based upon skill, demonstrated competency, and depth of understanding in areas such as the design process, hand rendering, construction documentation, industry software programs, building codes, and various project typologies.
Dietary Nutritionist - Part-Time Big Rapids, MI 49307
Guide and lead the nutrition program for Ferris State University Dining Services and provide nutritional education and training. Ensure the accuracy of recipes and menu transparency to accurately post nutritional information for guests. Provide access and services to health, nutrition, special dietary needs and food allergies to our students/faculty/staff. Maintain and coordinate the nutrition side of Dining Services' menu management program. Required: Associate's Degree in Nutrition, Institution Management, or related field. If degree is not possessed at time of application, it must be completed within one year of appointment. Experience providing instructions and counseling in regards to nutrition. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse community.
Assistant Professor of Social Work (9 Mos. Tenure track) Big Rapids, MI 49307
Assistant Professor of Social Work (9 Mos. Tenure track) – Ferris State University. Teaching across both the BSW and MSW curriculum at two sites in Michigan: Traverse City and Big Rapids. Responsibilities include academic advising, field responsibilities, off campus teaching and contributing to the ongoing development of the Social Work Program and the Department of Social Work. The successful candidate must demonstrate excellence in teaching, the ability to work effectively with both faculty colleagues and students, and participation in other functions of academic significance. Required Candidate must have a Masters in Social Work (MSW) with Applicants must be eligible and apply for Michigan Social Work Licensure upon appointment. At least two years of post MSW practice in Social Work by the time of appointment.
Web Marketing Manager Big Rapids, MI 49307
Reporting to the Associate Vice President for External Relations, the Web Marketing Manager collaborates with various internal and external constituencies to promote a consistent approach for developing and presenting the content of the University’s website presence ( Primary responsibilities include the oversight of the University’s content management system (CMS), the conceptualization, design, development, analysis, maintenance, and accessibility of the site, and other, related websites that further the University’s mission and its marketing, advancement, academic and administrative objectives. The Web Marketing Manager must be able to function with a high degree of autonomy, and is expected to demonstrate sound judgment and balance relative to facilitating the many creative, functionality/user-experience, technical, analytic, security and accessibility demands placed on Required: Bachelor’s degree. A minimum of three years demonstrated experience with designing, constructing, developing content for and maintaining websites. Three years of website development and/or management experience including, but not limited to HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Google Analytics, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Adobe Photoshop, and W3C standards. Experience with Content Management System driven websites. Demonstrated work experience with Web design and other related creative concept development. Demonstrated team management/leadership/mentorship work experience, along with strong organizational, troubleshooting and analytical skills. Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Demonstrated work experience with customer service emphasis and/or collaborative, project-based assignments.
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Surveying Engineering Big Rapids, MI 49307
Adjunct Instructor 1 - Surveying Engineering – Ferris State University. Teach courses in the Surveying Engineering program. Required: Bachelor's degree in the discipline with a Professional Surveyors License. Five years professional experience.
Adjunct Faculty - Photography Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Adjunct Faculty - Photography - Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) in Grand Rapids, MI is currently accepting applications for adjunct faculty positions in its Photography Program. The Photography Program of KCAD challenges students to express ideas, investigate conditions and circumstances, and communicate both specifically and effectively with lens-based imagery. A course of study emphasizing the history, technique, production and critique of photography leads to a wide variety of careers in photography. The program is seeking adjunct faculty to teach KCPH 110 Introduction to Photography (Non-majors) and KCPH 240 Lighting for Photography, for the fall 2020 semester which begins in August.
Continuing Studies Instructor Grand Rapids, MI 49503
Continuing Studies Instructors - Kendall College of Art and Design of Ferris State University (KCAD) is currently accepting applications for Continuing Studies Instructors. The teaching assignments are part-time, temporary, and taught on KCAD’s campus in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Teaching assignments include subject areas such as: drawing, painting, design thinking, robotics, business coaching, digital applications, web design and coding, fashion, interiors, branding, photography, sculpture, metals/jewelry, ceramics, mixed media, comic drawing, and much more.
Systems Librarian Big Rapids, MI 49307
System Librarian – Ferris State University. The Ferris Library for Information, Technology, & Education (FLITE) at Ferris State University (Big Rapids, Michigan) seeks a collaborative, innovative, dynamic, and services-oriented Systems Librarian to ensure that library systems and services support and enhance student learning. Primary responsibilities include system administration of the main library management system, other enterprise applications, and seamless integration of all electronic library services for both FLITE and Kendall College of Art and Design Library. The Systems Librarian leads, oversees and coordinates various technology-related projects in FLITE as the library’s lead technology project manager. This position is an exceptional opportunity to work and grow in a dynamic, technology-intensive library serving a diverse student population. This is a 12-month, tenure-track faculty position, reporting to the Assistant Dean for Collections & Access Services. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience and includes a competitive benefits package. This position will remain open until filled. Required: ALA accredited master’s degree in library science or ALA accredited master’s degree in information science by the time of hire. Experience managing an enterprise library system used for search, discovery, access and delivery services. Understanding different user communities' needs and user search behavior in academic library settings and the arena of information seeking and use. Documented experience with HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, and XSLT, including universal design, usability, accessibility, and cross-browser compatibility issues. Knowledge of current and recent industry trends in search, discovery, and delivery systems. Working knowledge of a programming/scripting language. Experience working with library databases and HTML.
Violence Prevention Coordinator - Temporary Big Rapids, MI 49307
The Unit of Student Life at Ferris State University invites applications for a newly created, full-time Violence Prevention Coordinator. The Coordinator will be responsible for forming our Coordinated Community Response Team, for continued implementation and expansion of our prevention education programs, and for enhancing our education and intervention resources and services to meet the needs of all our students across the main campus, Kendall College, and all twenty-two statewide locations. This position is funded through a one-year Michigan State Police Grant effective from February 14, 2020 through January 31, 2021. There is no guarantee for employment beyond January 31, 2021; however, it is our hope to sustain our efforts and retain this position through additional grant or other funding. Required: Bachelor's degree. Two years of full-time experience in primary prevention services and/or in a university setting with experience with sexual assault, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking victim services, primary prevention, or training. Priority will be given to applicants with experience working with law enforcement agencies and working with traditionally under-served or marginalized populations, particularly students of color, students with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ students. To apply, visit FSU is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to inclusion and equity. Learn more about the Ferris mission, commitment to diversity and to equal opportunity, and dynamic, student-focused community at Applicants requiring accommodation or assistance completing an application/participating in the hiring process should contact Human Resources at (231) 591-2150 or

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