Professional Aide

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
In State
Closing date
Jan 12, 2031

Job Details

Job no: 720348
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 05
Major Administrative Unit / College: Asc Prov For Univ Outreach & Engagement
Department: Outreach & Engagement Partnerships 10052189
Sub Area: AP- Professionals
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: In State
Categories: On-Call
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary or an on-call position. Provides professional support. Responsibilities may include general business, science, medical, agricultural or other professional support functions. Term: Temps can work two (2) nine (9) month terms with a week break in service in between and at the end of the second term terminate for three (3) months or switch to an on-call. On-Call allowed to work 1039 hours in any twelve (12) month period.

Unit Position Summary

Responsibilities but not limited to the list below:
In working with a variety of on and off campus partners the Professional Aide may conduct the following:
• Event planning and implementation
• Technical writing (concept papers, website content, press releases)
• Facilitate and maintain electronic networking (i.e. webinars, listserv etc.)
• Conduct project research activities including survey design and analysis.
• Other duties as necessary to accomplish varied community and economic development projects.

Desired Qualifications

Candidates must have excellent writing skills, good time management and organizational skills, event planning, facilitate and maintain electronic networking, familiar with Microsoft and adobe software.

Background in urban planning, community/economic development, community sustainability, political science, business, media/technology, finance, marketing and/or journalism is a plus.

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

Cover Letter

Resume

Work Hours

ON-CALL

Website

https://ced.msu.edu/

Advertised: Jul 16, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Jan 12, 2031 Eastern Standard Time

Organization

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.

We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.

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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