Operations Coordinator

Michigan State University
East Lansing
Closing date
Aug 12, 2021

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Job Details

Job no: 717965
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: Asc Provost For Undergraduate Education
Department: Resource Ctr For Persons W Disabilities 10053793
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

Provide organizational coordination reporting to the Assistant to the Director in consultation with department Director, academic specialists, and technical staff including serving as office coordinator for daily operations and special events. Provide programmatic coordination for diverse operational components of a comprehensive program of disability services to students, employees and visitors at MSU including maintenance of confidential records encompassing student, financial, administrative, personnel, and medical. Interact with faculty, staff, state and federal agencies and community partners to ensure effective operation and reporting for grants and services.

Develop materials and initiatives that enhance volunteer and donor communications/relations. Assist in maintenance of internal data and recognition efforts related to donors and funders specific to the RCPD. Assist in developing and implementing policies and procedures that lead to effective management of programmatic efforts, equipment, financial resources and personnel subsequently maintaining compliance with university, state and federal regulations. Guide staffing decisions in response to programmatic needs including supervision, training and hiring/evaluation of student employees. Serve as resource person on departmental/university policies and procedures including representing the RCPD in planning processes and meetings. Assist with financial processes including reconciling purchases, uploading documentation and initiating payments in EBS. Assist in routing and responding to inquiries on disability matters, assist with fulfillment of services for persons with temporary disabilities. Serve as coordinater of the RCPD alternative testing services including partnership with the MSU Testing Center, faculty and specialists to ensure systems, assistants, and materials are in place for effective operation of this program. Other duties as assigned.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

Knowledge equivalent to that normally acquired through the first two or three years of college, such as an Associate’s degree in a business-related field; 1 to 3 years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in office information systems, financial and program reports and use of word processing, database, and spreadsheet software; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree, experience and knowledge pertaining to persons with disabilities in higher education and related legislation, extensive competency in data management via Microsoft Office; web applications and business payroll and accounting systems. Strong oral and written communications, and proven project management skills.

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 Application Materials

Resume or CV

Letter of interest

2 letters of recommendation

Work Hours


Bidding and Eligibility Ends on 7/20/2021 at 11:55 PM

Advertised: Jul 14, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Aug 12, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time


Working at Michigan State University 

Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.

Together, we tackle some of the world’s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better—from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.

We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empower. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.

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The nation’s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.

Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world—on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we’re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.

In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.

Top Distinctions

U.S. News & World Report ranks MSU

  • 29th among the nation’s public universities
  • First in the nation for 19 years for graduate programs in elementary and secondary education
  • First in the nation for graduate programs in nuclear physics and industrial and organizational psychology
  • First in the nation for undergraduate program in supply chain

Recognized for 11 consecutive years as one of the top 100 universities in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University in its annual Academic Ranking of World Universities

Ranks 46th among public universities for in-state students in Kiplinger’s 2013 edition of Best Values in Public Colleges

Silver rating from the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s STARS program, which measures and encourages sustainability in education and research; operations; and planning, administration, and engagement

Member of the prestigious 62-member Association of American Universities

Only university in the country with on-campus medical schools graduating allopathic (MD) and osteopathic (DO) physicians, and veterinarians (DVMs)

Among the largest single-campus residence hall system in the country with 27 halls in five neighborhoods and two apartment villages.


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