Job Summary

Official Job Title :
MSU Extension Specialist
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Oct 10, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Community Behavioral Health Specialist
Keywords separated by commas :
extension, community, behavioral health, mental health, health, specialist
Location :
East Lansing MI
Area, Department or Unit :
Health and Nutrition Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
As part of MSU Extension and the Health and Nutrition Institute, this position provides leadership and educational programming expertise in community behavioral topics such as substance use disorder (SUD) and mental health. The position will be expected to conduct research related to the intersection of community and behavioral health, and to advance the interdisciplinary focus of the Institute. The position is responsible for providing leadership for Extension staff engaged in community behavioral health programming, with the goal of providing programming responsive to mental health and substance use needs across Michigan communities. This position will apply for funding for research and Extension programs; publish in peer-reviewed journals; seek collaborations with other MSU faculty and staff; build and maintain partnerships with local, state, and/or federal stakeholders; and, contribute to service as an Extension Specialist in the Health and Nutrition Institute. The position will be based from the campus of Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan.
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Minimum education level :
Doctoral degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to public health, health science, social work, counseling, nursing or a related health field of study, by date of hire.
Years of experience :
3-years experience or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, delivery, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).
Travel Requirements:
Other Requirements:
Demonstrated ability and skill in educational or outreach program planning, implementation and evaluation.


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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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