Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Product Center Director- Extension Educator
University or Organization :
Michigan State University Extension
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Application Deadline :
Jan 06, 2020
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Keywords separated by commas :
product center, director, supervisor, extension, educator
Location :
East Lansing, 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
The Product Center forms a bridge between entrepreneurs and support services, offering business/marketing resources and technical/scientific resources, while drawing from a blend of internal expertise and external partnering of MSU campus staff, faculty, specialists, a statewide innovation counselor network, and various external public and private partners. It is the Product Center director that manages this doorway into the university and all of the associated resources necessary to execute the primary vision of "being the go-to place for venture development assistance and market assessment research in the food, agriculture and bio-processing sectors of Michigan."In addition to a well-established base of stakeholder supporters, the Product Center also benefits from its alignment with Michigan State University Extension. As part of the MSU Extension Community, Food and Environment Institute, the Product Center director will have access to a business support office and grant support team in addition to strong local community linkages.MSU Extension seeks an individual with the personal and intellectual skills and experience to manage a university center with a creative and entrepreneurial spirit by upholding the visions of the University and Product Center, and by strategically engaging internal and external stakeholders.
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To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page at Search for posting number 623064 using the Job Search field.
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Minimum education level :
Masters degree required; Candidates with a Bachelors degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to business, economics, food science, value chain management or related field, are invited to apply with the understanding that completion of a masters degree will be required within a specified time frame, in a related field, after employment.
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Contact :
Karlena Rajel
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