Job Summary

 
Official Job Title :
Extension Educator, Innovation Counselor
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
State or Territory :
Michigan
Application Deadline :
Jul 23, 2017
 
Descriptive Job Title :
Extension Educator, Innovation Counselor
Keywords separated by commas :
Extension, Educator, Counselor
Location :
Oakland County
Area, Department or Unit :
Michigan State University Extension: Greening Michigan Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
Description:
As part of MSU Extension (MSUE) and the Greening Michigan Institute, this position provides local as well as statewide leadership and educational programming expertise in alignment with the Product Center. This position may collaborate across work groups, Institutes and community groups such as Detroit Kitchen Connect, Food Lab, Detroit Food & Ag Network, Eastern Market of Detroit, and work with faculty, specialists and educators for advancement of the needs of the Product Center clientele and stakeholders; conduct outreach to market services and recruit clients; designs, implements, delivers and evaluates programming based on basic and applied research and the needs of clientele groups; ensures dissemination of research-based information through various methods, including one-on-one counseling for Product Center clients, multi-media, personal education and written articles; participate in the planning and implementation of statewide Product Center events like Making It In Michigan Conference and Trade Show, Small Cooperative Conference and Cooperative Managers Conference; and serves as an informational resource for Extension Personnel and clientele. Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to business, economics, food marketing or related field preferred; Candidates with a Bachelors degree in a field of study related to business, economics, food marketing or related field and associated experience considered with the expectation that the selected candidate will complete a Masters degree within a specified time frame as discussed with hiring manager prior to employment.Desired Qualifications2-years experience conducting business counseling and business plan development with food related clients.
Position Category:
Extension
Additional Description, Instructions or Comments:
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the Michigan State University careers page, http://careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 450146 using the Job Search field. Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references. This position is a full-time, end-dated appointment renewable annually based upon successful performance and continued funding.Application deadline is July 23, 2017.
Do applicants need to have a driver’s license or be able to provide alternate transportation
to carry out the functions
of this job? :
n/a

ADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to business, economics, food marketing or related field preferred; Candidates with a Bachelors degree in a field of study related to business, economics, food marketing or related field and associated experience considered with the expectation that the selected candidate will complete a Masters degree within a specified time frame as discussed with hiring manager prior to employment.
Years of experience :
2-years experience conducting business counseling and business plan development with food related clients.
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:

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APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Contact :
Keri Rowley
Phone Number with Area Code :
517-432-7643
Application Instructions :
To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the Michigan State University careers page, http://careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 450146 using the Job Search field. Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references. This position is a full-time, end-dated appointment renewable annually based upon successful performance and continued funding.Application deadline is July 23, 2017.