Lecturer in Teacher Education
Michigan State University College of Education
United States

Asst Inst/Inst/Asst Prof - Fixed Term in Teacher Education

Job no: 641553

Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Teacher Education 10014815
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Faculty, Education/Training, Union

Working/Functional Title

Asst Inst/Inst/Asst Prof - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The College of Education at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term position as Southeast Michigan Internship Coordinator in the Department of Teacher Education. This position is a full-time appointment on an academic year basis and covers student enrollment in Southeast Michigan school districts. The position will be located in Detroit, MI.

 Responsibilities will include some combination of the following:

The successful candidate will perform the following job duties and responsibilities:

  • Development of daily operational responsibility for organizational relationships with schools and districts (e.g., meeting with school district administration, school administrators and teachers to identify and secure appropriate internship placements for students and communicating program policies and procedures);
  • providing continuous support to field instructors in their work with interns;
  • maintaining ongoing communication with and providing professional development for mentor teachers;
  • mediating difficult conversations and disputes involving any combination of students, mentors, instructors and administrators as needed;
  • organizing and facilitating events, including Southeast Michigan Elementary Opening Day, Southeast Michigan Elementary Convocation, and Elementary Mentor Teacher Meetings;
  • providing and updating data for program assistants and assisting in the collection and distribution of various forms, using platforms such as LiveText, Via, Qualtrics, and D2L; and,
  • assisting in reserving classroom space for 800-level courses.

Required Degree

Doctorate -Advanced degree in relevant field

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have experience teaching and working in K-12 public school settings; successful collaborative leadership experience; experience facilitating teacher learning, pre-service or in-service; strong communication skills; demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners; skills in collaborating with teachers and principals; Applicants will be ranked based upon education, Ph.D- Assistant Professor, Masters's – Instructor, Bachelors- Asst. Instructor

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with MSU partner schools; experience working with Southeast Michigan; experience planning events; experience with data management and/or evaluation; experience using technology to solve problems.

Required Application Materials

Curriculum Vita and Cover Letter, names of 3 references

Review of Applications Begins On




MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: May 8, 2020 Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: May 8, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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