Michigan State University — District Coordinator, D5

Extension Educator

District Coordinator – D5

Position Overview
The MSU Extension (MSUE) District Coordinator is part of the MSUE Administrative Team. This position will support MSUE District 5, including the counties of Lake, Mason, Muskegon, Newaygo and Oceana. The role of the district coordinator is to: develop, maintain and coordinate relationships between MSU Extension and local community partners; provide oversight and mentoring to Extension educators housed in the district; assist educators in the development of appropriate community partners related to the educator’s statewide program focus; negotiate and procure resources and support from the community partners and employ entrepreneurial efforts to secure resources with other partners.

The counties located within District 5 are a diverse mix of shoreline, agricultural and developed land. Various types of manufacturing production, agricultural production, higher education and tourism are the predominant economic drivers of the area. While the office location of the District 5 Coordinator is negotiable, the Oceana MSU Extension office would provide a central location with easy driving access to all counties supported by this position.

Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)

  • Master’s degree.
  • Experience with marketing/promotion of educational programs.

Desired Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-years of Extension system experience, including administrative responsibilities (extensive experience in similar high-level administrative role, including resource development and procurement, staff supervision and collaborative leadership may be considered in lieu of Extension system experience).

Salary: Commensurate with education and experience

Comprehensive benefits package: https://www.hr.msu.edu/benefits/index.html

Location: Oceana County

Any questions please contact: msuehr@anr.msu.edu

Application Process
To view the full position description and required qualifications, visit www.careers.msu.edu. Search for posting number 513094 using the Job Search field.

Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references including email addresses.

This posting will remain open until initial applicant review scheduled to begin the week of July 30, 2018.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.


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