Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Extension Educator, Innovation Counselor
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Apr 11, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Southeast Michigan Innovation Counselor Educator
Keywords separated by commas :
innovation, counselor, extension, educator
Location :
Wayne County
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None Stated
As part of MSU Extension and the Community, Food & Environment Institute, this position provides local and regional leadership and educational programming expertise while contributing to statewide initiatives in alignment with the MSU Product Center. This position focuses on conducting outreach activities and educational programs to market business development services and provide assistance to businesses in the agriculture/food sectors to advance value-added products/services. This position may collaborate across work groups, Institutes and communities and work with faculty, specialists and educators for advancement of the needs of the Institute clientele; conduct outreach to market services and recruit clients; designs, implements 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 and Product Center events like Making It In Michigan Conference and Trade Show, and Small Cooperative Conference; and serves as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to business, economics, forestry/natural resources, food marketing or related field must be earned by date of hire.
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Contact :
Keri Rowley
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