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Internal Number: 814874
IAT Program Coordinator - This position will be responsible for the overall coordination and management of the IAT and other feeder programs located at Muskegon Community College. Visit the Institute of Agricultural Technology at www.iat.msu.edu for program information.
The position provides 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, Landscape Management and Urban Forest 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 candidates area of expertise and/or as needed by the program; (4)fostering a working relationship with the agricultural industry, high school counselors and teachers, and diverse communities in the service district of Muskegon Community College; (5)evaluation of the programs and curriculum; (6)working closely with appropriate departments for program delivery and development;(7)assisting with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with Muskegon Community College; and (8)Oversee the designated program gardens and fields in conjunction with MSU, Muskegon Community College and outside community groups.
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.
Bachelors -Agriculture or related discipline
Masters -Agriculture or related discipline
Bachelor of Science in an Agricultural or related discipline
Three years of industry or teaching experience in an Agricultural or related discipline
Experience in program management and evaluation
Experience in recruitment and retention of students.
This position will be open until suitable candidate is identified. Application review date will begin September 27, 2022. Applicants may apply for this position via the link at https://jobs.msu.edu
Any questions, please direct them to Dorcia Chaison, Interim Director for IAT at email@example.com
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.
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.