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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

Working/Functional Title

College of Education Executive In Residence (EIR)

Position Summary

The College of Education is seeking applicants for the College of Education Executive In Residence (EIR). This position's main function is to deal with relationships with school districts and consider programming needs that meet the needs of the state. One of the dean’s perspectives to responding to our state’s needs of teaching shortages, engaging school districts, and enhancing the college’s relationships is to have an experienced K-12 leader who has extensive experience in educational leadership, building external relationships, improving the achievement gap, and forming partnerships.

The duties of the position would include:  

  • Have a collegial relationship with Academic Community
  • Successful executive leadership in K-12 education
  • Ability to form strong academic partnerships with K-12 schools in the State of Michigan
  • Liaison with external partners and internal stakeholders to identify and test innovative strategies for using science and technology to improve K12 classroom instruction
  • Work collaboratively with University Outreach Division and internal stakeholders to develop a set of intervention-based initiatives that CED can implement to support school districts and communities in the State of Michigan
  • Maintain partnerships with officials of school districts across the State of Michigan
  • Availability for significant interaction with school districts in urban and rural settings
  • Develop and submit proposals to external entities
  • Mentoring experience and willingness to share their stories and experience and assist students and faculty and academic staff with networking opportunities
  • A strong interest and passion in students and furtherance of academic excellence

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

  • PhD in Education leadership or a similar area
  • Evidence of extensive and progressive K-12 leadership positions
  • Experience engaging with a wide range of education stakeholders including, teachers, parents, administrators, board members, neighborhood groups and organization affiliates including churches and community centers
  • Evidence of initiatives that improved the achievement gap of underrepresented students
  • Educational prowess

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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.


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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