Prospective Candidate:

Thank you for your interest in working for Housing & Residence Life at Grand Valley State University. We are committed to finding exemplary staff through our national search process- especially candidates who represent our values of liberal education, intercultural competency, and sustainability. As we strive to learn more about you, we appreciate you taking the time to learn about our department as well. You can do this through utilizing this employment guide, meeting our professional and graduate Housing staff at conferences, scheduling a campus visit, and by checking out our website (

Grand Valley State University is a liberal arts institution with over 24,000 students, predominantly located in Allendale, Michigan. Grand Valley offers more than 200 areas of study (81 undergraduate majors and 29 graduate program). U.S. News & World Report has named Grand Valley an "up and coming" university. The Housing & Residence life department aims to serve students at the university, especially the 6,000 students currently living with us on campus. In addition to providing safe and state of the art facilities for students to live in, we partner with other faculty and staff to provide on-campus programming and living-learning communities (Frederick Meijer Honor's College, Art Housing, Movement Science House, International House, and Women in Science & Engineering).

If you find the Housing & Residence Life at Grand Valley State University is a good fit for you, please review the links at the top of the page for information on our employment opportunities.

Thank you again for your interest in our department!


Andy Beachnau, Ph.D.
Associate Vice Provost for Student Affairs & Director of Housing and Health Services

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