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Fixed Term Academic Specialist - Advising

Employer
Michigan State University
Location
Michigan, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Nov 10, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Communications, Other Communications
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time
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Fixed Term Academic Specialist - Advising

 

Posting Snapshot

The Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Eli Broad College of Business is seeking applications for a fixed term academic specialist with responsibilities as a communications specialist supporting both the M.S. in Accounting (MSA) and the M.S. in Business Data Science & Analytics (MSBDSA) programs.

 

Position Summary

The Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Eli Broad College of Business is seeking applications for a fixed term academic specialist with responsibilities as a communications specialist supporting both the M.S. in Accounting (MSA) and the M.S. in Business Data Science & Analytics (MSBDSA) programs. This position would work with the Director of the Ernst & Young Communication Center (EYCC) that currently supports the MSA program. The primary advising responsibilities include working with students in both programs to develop their skills in business writing, public speaking, teamwork, resume development, and interviewing. Additional duties include developing and delivering an MSBDSA communications course once a year plus curriculum development such as assisting in the development of best practice communication tools, resources, videos, guest lectures and workshops. 

 

This is a nine-month appointment. The ideal candidate will have a Ph.D. degree in communications, english or a related field, at least two years’ prior experience working in a communications center, and demonstrated record of excellent teaching skills to a diverse student body. There are no research requirements for this position. The position will start January 1, 2022. Renewal may be possible based on department needs, funding, and performance. Salary and terms are negotiable depending on experience and rank.

 

Minimum Required Degree

Ph.D. in communications, English, or a related field

At least two years’ prior experience working in a communications center

Demonstrated record of excellent teaching skills to a diverse student body

 

Required Application Materials

Applicants will be required to submit a letter of interest, curriculum vita, statement of teaching philosophy with evidence of teaching effectiveness, and names and email addresses of three references. 

 

Review of Applications

Begins November 9, 2021 and will continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at: https://careers.msu.edu.  Refer to posting #741775.

 

Department Statement

The Accounting and Information Systems Department is known for our outstanding faculty as well as our excellence in research and teaching. The AIS department is ranked 16th overall in research by the BYU research rankings. Our undergraduate, masters, and accounting doctoral programs are all ranked in the top 20 overall by the Public Accounting Report.

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. The Eli Broad College of Business, with over 4,000 undergraduate and graduate students, consistently ranks among the top public business schools.

 

Together-we-will Statement

Michigan State University is requiring all students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will.

 

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

 

 

 

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