Specialist in International Studies in Education
Michigan State University College of Education
United States

Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Ced International Studies In Education 40001059
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union

Position Summary

Michigan State University (MSU) anticipates funding from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement Malawi Sustainable Youth-centered STEM Solutions (M-SYSTEMS) in response to its Strengthening Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) and Expanding Degree Outcomes (SSTEMEDO) project. This will be a 5-year, $17 million collaboration between MSU, World Learning.org, and multiple higher education partners in Malawi. It will draw upon the experience and expertise across several colleges and units at MSU. The Outreach Specialist will work with project leaders to ensure the successful coordination and implementation of technical assistance, and the preparation and submission of USAID-required administrative and activity reports. They will join the principal and co-principal investigators, the project fiscal officer, and the in-country Chief of Party on the project senior leadership team.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -Masters degree in business administration

Minimum Requirements

5-10 years of experience working in a managerial position on a university-based international educational development project or USAID development project, with administrative oversight that includes the preparation of work plans, reports, budgets, etc.

Desired Qualifications

Doctorate or equivalent degree in higher education, STEM education, or international development. Experience working in or with higher education systems in Eastern Africa.

Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/

Special Instructions

Apply through jobs.msu.edu website

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

Department Statement

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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: Jun 15, 2022 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jun 15, 2024 Eastern Daylight Time

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