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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 781525
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: International Studies And Programs
Department: Education Abroad Center Support 10054633
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Temporary

Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides professional support. Responsibilities may include general business, science, medical, agricultural or other professional support functions. Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

Position Summary:

The American Semester Program & Exchange (ASP&E), housed within the Office for Education Abroad, facilitates single-semester or one-year study experiences at Michigan State University for international students. With an underpinning focus on international student success, this temporary ASP&E coordinator will be responsible for processing student applications, responding to ongoing student inquiries, facilitating procedures related to immigration requests, and handling a variety of administrative processes in collaboration with other MSU units. The temporary ASP coordinator has additional functions, such as securing student housing assignments, providing pre-arrival advice, organizing student events, assisting with student orientation, promotion and outreach activities, and other duties as assigned. Key functions of this position include communicating with MSU academic colleges regarding students’ course requests and partnering with institutions abroad regarding the logistics of ASP&E experiences.

Education and Experience


  • A bachelor's degree in a related field such as international relations, foreign language, area studies, communication, higher education administration
  • Three years of professional work experience in an international education setting
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.  

Work Period: June 1 or as soon as possible

Work Hours: 40 per week, flexible, with the possibility of some evening and weekend work

Modality: Flexible, with the possibility of 100% remote

Desired Qualifications

Experience living, working, or studying abroad; demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills; proficiency in a language other than English

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 Application Materials

Resume and letter of interest

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

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