Specialist - Teacher-Fixed Term

East Lansing
May 03, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Position Summary

This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at Glen Oaks Community College.  This position will provide leadership for the IAT programs located at Glen Oaks Community College. The current program offering is Agricultural Operations.  Future programs may include Fruit and Vegetable Crop Management, Community Foods, Food Processing and others as identified.

 Responsibilities include: (1) counseling and advising students; (2) student recruitment, and internship placement and monitoring; (3) teaching courses in horticulture, soil science, leadership, career development, communications, and possibly developing and teaching other courses in the candidate's 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 Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana regions; (5) evaluation of the programs and curriculum; (6) working closely with appropriate Departments for program delivery and development, and (7) assisting the with the exploration and development of new off-campus programs in partnership with Glen Oaks Community College.


Required Degree

Bachelors -Agricultural-related discipline

Desired Degree

Masters -Agricultural-related discipline

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor of Science in anagricultural-related discipline

Three years of industry or teaching experience in an agricultural-related field

Experience in program management and evaluation


Desired Qualifications

Masters of Science in an agricultural-related discipline

Experience in recruitment and retention of students

Teaching experience at the secondary level

Agricultural business experience

Skills in career planning and placement


Required Application Materials

Cover letter, CV and 3 letters of recommendation.

Special Instructions

To apply for position go to:  careers.msu.edu

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