Specialist for International Business Center
Michigan State University
United States

Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business
Department: International Business Center 10008043
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Fixed Term Academic Staff, Administrative/Business/Professional, Education/Training, Non-Union

Position Summary

The position is a full-time fixed-term appointment for one year with planned annual renewals effective July 1, subsequently.

Duties include: 30% Outreach: Plan, produce, promote and coordinate: international trade programs and business and educational outreach projects, including preparing training materials, educational tools, and evaluation solutions for these programs and training activities, promoting these programs and training activities, and developing stronger relationships with various local and national agencies and government offices; 20% Outreach: Plan, produce, promote and coordinate: outreach programming to Michigan and US businesses to enhance their global competitiveness; 20% Outreach: Plan, produce, promote and coordinate: professional and curricular development programs and workshops to US faculty; 30% Other: Plan, produce, promote and coordinate: presentations and exhibits in international business conferences and workshops.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree

Masters -International Business, Economics, Trade

Desired Degree

Doctorate -International business, Economics, Trade

Minimum Requirements

Candidates must have experience in planning, executing, and delivering programs focused on international trade targeting businesses and trade organizations and faculty and administrators in higher education; experience facilitating workshops and planning events; strong communication skills including social media and other information technology tools to promote events and programs; experience with program evaluation; demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of US businesses especially in the area of international trade; skills in collaborating with governmental and non-governmental organizations and business associations as collaborative partners in designing and delivering programs. This position requires travel as conditions allow.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with data management and/or evaluation; experience using computer technology to solve problems; ability to connect with academic researchers to promote and support innovative, discipline-based research with strong international business content.

Required Application Materials

Letter of application, CV, list of 3 recent references

Special Instructions

Applications due 3/15/2021.  Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool is not identified by the deadline. Review of applications will begin within a week of the application deadline and will continue until the position has been filled.

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Department Statement

Michigan State University is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. Michigan State University is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Feb 26, 2021 Eastern Standard Time

Applications close: Feb 26, 2023 Eastern Standard Time

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