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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 717220
Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Agriculture And Nat Resources
Department: Agricultural Technology Institute 10002042
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: 28000.00-35000.00 Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: Muskegon, East Lansing
Categories: Agriculture, Fixed Term Academic Staff, 1/2 Time (50-64.9%), Non-Union

Position Summary

This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at Muskegon Community College. The current program offering is Agricultural Operations, Food Processing, Technology and Safety, Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management and Landscape Management.


Responsibilities include:

(1) Counseling and advising students

(2) Student recruitment, and internship placement and monitoring

(3) Teaching courses in career development, leadership, communications, internship and other courses in the candidate's area of expertise and/or as needed by the program

(4) Fostering a working relationship with the agricultural industry, high school counselors & teachers, and diverse communities in the service district of West Shore Community College

(5) Evaluation of the programs and curriculum

(6) Working closely with appropriate Departments for program delivery and development

(7) Assisting the with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with Muskegon Community College.



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

Bachelors -Agricultural-related discipline

Desired Degree

Masters -Agricultural-related discipline

Minimum Requirements


Bachelor of Science in anagricultural-related discipline

Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field

Experience in program management and evaluation

Desired Qualifications

Masters of Science in an agricultural-related discipline

Experience in recruitment and retention of students

Teaching experience at the secondary level

Agricultural business experience

Skills in career planning and placement


Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV and 3 letters of recommendation.

Special Instructions

To apply for position go to: Any questions, please direct them to Dorcia Chaison, Interim Director for IAT at

Review of Applications Begins On



Department Statement

MSU is an affirmative action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. 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.

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