Specialist - Teacher, College of Social Science

Location
East Lansing, MI
Posted
Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


Michigan State University has been working to advance the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU focuses its vast resources and collaborative power on creating solutions to some of the world’s most pressing challenges, while providing life-changing opportunities to a vibrant and diverse community of students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

Posting Number: 4677

Internal Posting Date: 12-21-2016

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 01-03-2017

Job Title: Specialist - Teacher

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Multiple Position Numbers: Live Posting # 4677, Shadow Posting #'s 4678, 4679

Multiple Position Numbers: Yes

Major Administrative Unit/College: College of Social Science

Primary Department: 10038324 HUMAN DEV & FAMILY STUDIES - CSS

Position Employee Group: Fixed Term Academic Staff-FAS

Appointment Basis: Annual Year, 12 months

Appointment Status: Fixed Term Academic Staff

Employment %: 100

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Faculty: Salary Range Support Staff: Pay Minimum Salary Commensurate with Experience

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Position Summary: Seeking three (3) qualified candidate as a preschool teacher/child development specialist to work with children at the Michigan State University Child Development Laboratory (CDL) within the Department of Human Development and Family Studies. Successful candidates will teach in a nationally recognized, university-affiliated laboratory program for young children and teachers in training. The CDL provides parenting education/family support and high quality early childhood programming for children ages birth to 6 years. Responsibilities include: functioning as a head teacher in an early childhood classroom and specialist at Michigan State University; training, supervising, and evaluating university students; and participating in professional outreach. Other duties as assigned by director. Minimum of 3 years successful teaching experience as a lead teacher with preschool aged children. Experience with linguistically and culturally diverse families is desired. Experience working with children with special needs in an inclusive setting.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications Support Staff: Minimum Requirements A Master's in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or equivalent. Courses and experience equivalent to those required for the Michigan Early Childhood Endorsement.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter
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Number of Reference Letters Required: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Department Website Address: https://hdfs.msu.eud/

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Laurie Linscott/Director/linscott@hdfs.msu.edu

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Web Address for Posting: jobs.msu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=69638

Union Affiliation: Non Union

MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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