This week’s job of the week posting is a temporary Clerical Aide (Posting 699226) position for the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM).
This position is in a fast- paced, customer service environment. Responsibilities include answering and directing phone calls; interaction with clients (veterinarians, veterinary technologists and animal owners) by telephone and in person; data entry; editing using software programs; and preparing purchase requisitions. Other duties involve working on a video display terminal 90 percent of the time with some walking, bending and stooping.
The ideal candidate can multitask and prioritize while completing tasks and is a team member that communicates well with a wide range of audiences within the CVM, MSU and beyond. You should be well-organized and detail- oriented professional who can work under pressure. Other desired skills include being team-oriented, collaborative, customer service focused, and maintaining a professional demeanor.
For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visits careers.msu.edu.
This week’s job of the week posting is for a Professional Aide (Posting 697985) performing writing and project management duties for the College of Veterinary Medicine. This is a three-month temporary position with the possibility for extension. The college includes four biomedical science departments, two clinical departments, two service units and various research units. In 2020, the College of Veterinary Medicine at MSU was ranked third in the U.S. and top 10 in the world.
As the Professional Aide, you will be responsible for writing for the Office of Marketing and Communications in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Additionally, you will be expected to provide administrative, organizational, editing and research support for a special historical project for the college.
The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in English, Communications, Journalism, History or Professional Writing and at least two years of professional writing/project management experience. You will be a proficient, deadline-oriented writer with the ability to adapt your writing style to suit the genre and audience. You must have research skills and be able to understand complex subjects such as medicine, research and science. Candidates must be able to interview subjects and develop creative and frequent stories. Lastly, the ideal candidate should have experience and/or knowledge of generating web and social media content, project management skills and conduct historical research.
For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visits careers.msu.edu. Applications for this position close on April 14, 2021.
Title: Job of the Week – Chief Financial Officer
This week’s job of the week is a Chief Financial Officer (#632642) for MSU’s College of Veterinary Medicine. This position is seeking an individual to direct and manage the financial operations and fiscal activities of the college.
The responsibilities for this role
include managing the planning and budgeting process, compiling financial data,
and supporting the financial decision-making processes of the dean. Additional
responsibilities of this role include providing leadership to unit staff
responsible for budgeting, identifying, and allocating resources, and serving
as the college’s security administrator for financial and human resources systems.
The ideal candidate would possess knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Business Administration, Accounting, Finance or a field related to the employing unit; five to eight years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in financial or accounting practices, developing research projects, funding and grant practices and/or experience in a field related to the area of employment; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
For more details on the responsibilities of this position, and to view all our current postings, visit careers.msu.edu. Internal applicants should access postings through the Careers @ MSU tile in the EBS Portal.