United States, North America
Feb 07, 2014

Position Information

Posting Number: 8790

Internal Posting Date: 12-05-2013

Internal Closing Date: Open Until Filled

External Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Review of Applications begins on: 12-26-2013

Job Title: Specialist-Outreach

Position Title/Rank: Director

Multiple Position Numbers

Multiple Position Numbers No

Major Administrative Unit/College: International Studies and Programs

Primary Department: 40000280 VISITING INTNL PROF PROGRAM

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: The Director provides vision, leadership, innovation, and advocacy in developing strategies to strengthen non-degree programming for professionals in countries aligned with the university's strategic priorities. Specifically, the Director is responsible to design and implement programs; develop and maintain oversight of budget; collaborate with academic and support units campus-wide; develop a strategic plan to expand recruitment in all regions aligned with MSU's strategic priorities; develop marketing strategies; establish international educational contracts with institutions abroad for short and long-term programs; recruit, select, evaluate, develop and supervise staff; recruit, select, monitor, and evaluate participants, and liaise with their sponsors; monitor and evaluate program outcomes; identify and solicit potential funding sources for conducting programs including writing grant and contract proposals; increase VIPP alumni engagement; and develop and nurture a network of local professionals who bring practical insights to participants through seminars and hands-on experience. The Director is a member of a diverse ISP leadership team strongly committed to collegial decision-making and management.

Faculty: Minimum Qualifications
Support Staff: Minimum Requirements
A master's degree in international or business related field is required. The Director must exemplify the integrity, leadership, accountability, and concern for the collective good expected of all of the University's international personnel. In addition, we seek an individual with skills and experience to develop and manage university international professional programs; an entrepreneurial person capable of intellectual leadership who can help catalyze a shared vision and can partner effectively with faculty, administration, and staff campus-wide and other partners in the community.

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Desired Qualifications: A doctoral or other terminal degree. Experience developing and implementing programs for international participants.

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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: No letters required

Special Instructions to Applicants: Review of applications will begin on December 26, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Department Website Address: www.vipp.msu.edu

Name/Title/Email Address of Search Committee Chair: Assefa Mehretu/Assistant Dean/mehretu@msu.edu

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Union Affiliation Non Union