Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Specialist
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Sep 15, 2017
Descriptive Job Title :
Children & Youth Institute Director
Keywords separated by commas :
children, youth, extension, director
Location :
East Lansing, MI on the campus of Michigan State University
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Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
Aug 09, 2017
Michigan State University (MSU) Extension has, for more than 100 years, equipped Michigan residents with the information that they need to improve their lives, raise healthy and safe families, build their communities and empower children to dream of a successful future. MSU Extension provides a leadership role in responding to the emergent needs of communities, building on relationships and partnerships that have been cultivated for decades. The Children & Youth Institute (CYI) Director provides leadership to the strategic development of the Institute and the achievement of its objectives, and contributes to the success of MSU Extension, the College and the University. The successful candidate will join a dynamic and energetic Director and leadership team that is transforming MSU Extension into an organization positioned to have greater impacts in the 21st century by building on past success and growing resources through external grant funding, aligned partnerships and philanthropy. The CYI Director will be responsible for a staff of 150+ full time employees and an annual budget of $7M+. This position provides day-to-day leadership for Institute administrative operations, educational programs, and the translation of the Institutes vision into action. The review and granting of a faculty affiliation in an academic unit at MSU is anticipated.
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Minimum education level :
See full description for complete list of requirements. Ph.D. in subject matter relevant to the Institute's mission and purpose
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Contact :
Keri Rowley
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Application Instructions :
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit Search for posting number 443434 using the Job Search field. In addition to submitting a current resume/CV and a cover letter, application materials must include a statement of interest (see full description for additional information).This assignment is a full-time, fixed-term academic appointment. The processes for review and granting of tenure with Michigan State University will be considered for those applicants currently holding tenure status.