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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 777787
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Veterinary Medicine
Department: Veterinary Medicine Dean 10046908
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

A qualified candidate must be a proficient, deadline-oriented project manager. Must be able to arrange appointments, collect project-specific artifacts (such as photographs and alumni lists), work with archival material, and coordinate project deliverables to and from an external printer/publisher. The project manager will be a liaison between the College, IT, MSU archives, faculty, and the publisher. Candidates also should have solid organizational and project management skills, and the ability to conduct historical research. This project manager will provide administrative, organizational, and research support for a special historical project for the College. This is a three-month temporary position with the possibility for renewal.

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent writing skills—from reporting to story telling
  • Good editing and proofreading skills
  • Knowledge of basic office practices, procedures, and equipment
  • Understanding of digital methods of communication, including social media
  • Strong interviewing and research skills
  • Good organizational and project-management skills
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills
  • Ability to work well with a diverse group of people

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, cover letter, professional references

Together-we-will Statement

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