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Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

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Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Ced Office Of The Dean 40001067
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The project coordinator will assist in the management in science education research project in secondary science chemistry and physics classes in Alabama and North Carolina, which will include coordinating with all members of the team during the five years of the project. The five years of the project will include a development phase, a field test, randomized control trial, and follow-up. The responsibilities include: maintaining a calendar; working collaboratively with the faculty, partners, graduate and undergraduate students, and university staff; managing logistics for event planning, conferences, and travel; collaborating with independent evaluator in data collection and management; coordinating communication with the schools and teachers participating in the project; coordinating with the budget manager; upholding deadlines for key milestones and reports to the US Department of Education.

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


Minimum Requirements

1. Masters degree 

2. Good personal skills

3. Proficient with Microsoft Office and management tools

4. Organized

5. Available to work in office

Desired Qualifications

1. Proficient in data management, including data collection and data management software (Qualtrics and SQL)

2. Data analytics

3. Event and Conference planning

Required Application Materials

resume, cover letter, and contact information for 2 references.

Review of Applications Begins On


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.


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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