Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term
Program CoordinatorPosition Summary
The Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) as part of MSU's International Studies and Programs, provides long and short term professional training programs to international visitors. VIPP was established in 1991, and has trained over 4,000 international visitors from more than 30 countries over the last 25 years. The team is working closely with MSU schools and offices to expend its program to attract diverse participants and funding sources. VIPP is searching for highly motivated individuals to join their international education team to serve as a Program Coordinator. The program coordinator assumes primary responsibility for administering VIPP long-term and short-term professional training programs. They manage open-enrollment for long-term programs and advise participants on visa and program requirements from the application stage to arrival and through the duration of the program. Additionally,they develop and deliver short-term training workshops by working with relevant MSU colleges and centers, and utilizing professional resources available in Michigan.
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
Participant Advising and Support
Program Development & Management
Communication and Outreach
Masters -any fieldMinimum Requirements
Three years of professional work experience in an international education setting; highly organized and highly motivated with excellent written and oral communication skillsDesired Qualifications
- PhD in any field;
- Experience living, working or studying abroad;
- Proficiency in a language other than English
Applicants will be required to submit CV and Cover LetterSpecial Instructions
Review of applications begins June 25, 2018 and will continue until filled
VIPP - Home for Today's Professionals and Tomorrow's Leaders
The Visiting International Professional Program (VIPP) at Michigan State University (MSU) is a world leader in providing executive education and professional development training for international visitors. We connect international professionals to the expertise of world-class faculty and resources at MSU, the State of Michigan and U.S. for cutting-edge professional and personal development. For an individual or corporation in any field, we are here to meet your training needs and help you succeed.
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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.