Job Summary

Official Job Title :
MSU Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
State or Territory :
Application Deadline :
Nov 11, 2019
Descriptive Job Title :
Government and Community Vitality Educator
Keywords separated by commas :
government, community, vitality, extension, educator
Location :
Kalamazoo County, MI
Area, Department or Unit :
Community, Food, and Environment Institute
Full/Part Time :
Full Time
Salary :
Commensurate with education and experience
Start Date:
None Stated
MSU Extension's government, leadership, and community engagement programs, located within MSUEs Community, Food and Environment Institute, engage participants in learning skills of good governance, how to communicate with purpose, and how to collaborate on solving complex issues in order to improve their communities.The ideal candidate will design, implement, teach and evaluate programs that primarily focus on issues related to community vitality, land-use and public policy targeted to elected and appointed officials and other local leaders. Additionally, the person who accepts this position will have the opportunity to apply their unique knowledge, skills and abilities to develop and deliver new educational opportunities that support Michigan communities and economies locally and statewide. Example topics include (but are not limited to): downtown revitalization, housing availability and affordability, environmental hazards, water quality, gentrification, social equity in the development process, and renewable energy. As a partnership with Michigan Sea Grant Extension, this position will dedicate a portion of their time focused on programming that supports coastal communities and economies in their region and statewide.Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.Application deadline is November 11, 2019.MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. Persons with disabilities have the right to request and receive reasonable accommodations.The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to planning, public administration, public policy, economics, architecture, historic preservation, business administration, natural resources or related field, must be earned by date of hire.
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Other Requirements:
3-years experience in Extension and/or outreach program delivery or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).


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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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