Employee Ombuds Officer
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. This position will serve an increasingly diverse community. Candidates who share our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity, and who have the ability to build understanding and resolve conflict across cultural and other differences are particularly encouraged to apply. The finalist for this position is required to complete a background check. To ensure full consideration, applications should be received by December 7, 2020; this position will remain open until filled.