Specialist - Advisor

United States, North America
Jan 31, 2014

Position Information

Posting Number: 9020

Internal Posting Date: 01-30-2014

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 02-14-2014

Job Title: Specialist - Advisor

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Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

Major Administrative Unit/College: Eli Broad College of Business

Primary Department: 10008877 DEPARTMENT OF MARKETING

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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Project Tech/Flexible Appointment/Off-Date Information (if applicable):

Faculty: Salary Range
Support Staff: Pay Minimum
Salary commensurate with experience

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Position Summary: Michigan State University, Broad College of Business, Department of Marketing is seeking applications for an advising specialist for the full-time and part-time Master of Science in Marketing Research Programs.

The specialist will be responsible for academic advising, career development, and assisting with internships and position placement. Advising for students will include curriculum selection, monitoring student progress; assist with internships, position placement support, and processing graduate certification among other student management tasks. Other duties include managing the recruitment process through advising and promotional activities, providing administrative support for program faculty (including travel), conference support, financial document processing, and coordination of advisory board meetings. The specialist will also assist students regarding career preparation, coordinating applications with MSU admissions, resume writing, interview skill development, advising students on offer negotiation, coordination for academic programs, and assisting with onboarding processes for the full-time and part-time programs.

Housed in one of the largest business schools in the U.S., the Broad College of Business MSMR program is one of the premier marketing research master's programs in the U.S. Named as one of the top 10 universities in the nation to work for, Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, Michigan, an attractive community appreciated for its high quality of life, excellent schools, and easy access to major Midwest population centers, along with boundless recreation and cultural opportunities.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
Entry-level candidates are expected to have Bachelor's degree in business or related field combined with three to five years' experience in program management, marketing, recruiting, or communication management.

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Desired Qualifications: A master's degree in business or related field combined with five or more years' experience in program management, marketing, recruiting, or communication management is preferred.

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Required Applicant Documents: Resume/CV
Cover Letter

Optional Applicant Documents: Other Document
Other Document 2
Other Document 3

Number of Reference Letters Required: See Special Instructions

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2014, and continue until the position is filled.

Department Website Address:

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Richard Spreng/Associate Professor/sprengri@broad.msu.edu

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Union Affiliation Non Union