This week’s featured job is an Outreach Ambassador for the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety (job posting 916438). The Department of Police and Public Safety makes an active effort to maintain an environment where all people on campus feel respected, protected and heard.
In this position, you will assist in resolving student/non-student conflicts by providing information and coaching while also developing relationships with local landlords/property managers and the MSU community. You will compile and present data and statistical reports to the MSU community along with facilitate educational workshops that promote effective decision-making, good neighboring, risk management, and neighborhood expectations.
Collaboration with various university departments and stakeholders across campus is key to create a holistic experience for MSU students and assist with crisis management. This position will also require you to develop agendas, set dates, and coordinate speakers for educational tours and programs. The department is looking for someone to provide new and innovative solutions while living the values of the department: honor, integrity, and leadership.
The Outreach Ambassador should have knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired by completing a degree in Social Science, Psychology, or a related field. You should also have one to three years of related work in student affairs programs, program planning, and/or training and development of programs.
To learn more, visit the MSU Department of Police and Public Safety website. To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to the MSU Careers website by December 19.
This week’s featured job is a Director of Employee and Labor Relations for MSU Human Resources (job posting 914781). MSU Human Resources works to provide strategic human resources expertise, counsel and support services for the MSU Community.
In this position you will be reporting to the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer while spearheading employee and labor relations initiatives by introducing, executing, and overseeing practices that fortify positive working relationships between the University and its workforce. You will also offer expert advice on employee and labor-related concerns, queries, and grievances along with serving as the university’s chief negotiator of collective bargaining agreements.
You will lead a team of eight staff and will be expected to continue to develop this group and provide professional growth opportunities. This position requires you to ensure strict adherence to state and federal labor laws during all bargaining activities, liaising closely with the Office of General Counsel when needed and overseeing critical employee relations.
MSU Human Resources is looking for a candidate who possesses a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, Business Administration or a related field. You should possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills and ability to interpret and communicate data to relevant stakeholders and have expert knowledge of and experience with laws and regulations in higher education, including but not limited to FLSA, ADA, EEO, Title IV, Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, VAWA, Clery Act, and FERPA.
To learn more, visit the MSU Human Resources website. To apply for the position, please submit a resume and cover letter on the MSU Careers website by December 11.
This week’s featured job is for a Service Desk Analyst for The MSU IT Service Desk (ITSD)(job posting 912038). The ITSD is the single point of contact for the user community for communication, coordination, and support of technology at MSU. The ITSD supports all corners of the MSU community, from current students, faculty, and staff to alumni, retirees, guests, and affiliates – over 750,000 active and lifelong Spartans supported on more than 650 different technologies.
In this position, you will provide first-level support by taking calls, handling the resulting incidents or service requests, and using incident management and request fulfillment processes. You will also provide phone, email, and chat support for a wide array of technical issues along with assisting in remote workstation troubleshooting and classroom support.
This position requires you to be a resident of the State of Michigan and within commutable distance to MSU’s East Lansing Campus. This is a remote-friendly position, and staff will also be required in-person for scheduled shifts.
The Service Desk Analyst should have knowledge normally acquired in the first two or three years of college, technical, vocational, or business school such as an Associate’s degree; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in an enterprise information technology organization; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. You should also have strong written and verbal communication skills and demonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of technology users.
To learn more, visit the Technology at MSU website. To apply for this position, please submit your resume and a cover letter to the MSU Careers website.
This week’s featured job is a temporary or on-call Clerical Aide position with the Admissions, Student Life, and Inclusivity (ASI) office in the College of Veterinary Medicine (job posting 911226). The College of Veterinary includes three biomedical science departments—microbiology and molecular genetics, pathobiology and diagnostic investigation, and pharmacology and toxicology; two clinical departments—large-animal clinical sciences and small-animal clinical sciences; two service units—the Veterinary Medical Center and the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory and several research centers.
In this position, you will serve the ASI office by supporting programs, activities, and initiatives while also providing primary support for student clubs, corporate representatives, and managing CampusGroups (a campus community platform). You will also assist in coordinating events like Transition and White Coat Ceremonies, Student Awards, Commencement, Orientations, Career Fairs, and various wellness events.
Administrative support will include creating meetings, Qualtrics surveys, and disseminating information to faculty, staff, and students. You will collect and report on events and projects using data compiled after each event and project. Being able to draft, edit, and send correspondence, write concisely and grammatically correct, as well as respond clearly and efficiently to emails, is required.
The Clerical Aide should have experience working in student affairs, higher education, or a related field. This on-call position will require you to be in-person Monday-Friday from 8-5.
To learn more, visit the College of Veterinary Medicine website. To apply for the position, please submit your resume and three professional references to the MSU Careers website.
This week’s featured job is for a Senior Engagement Center Manager for the Neighborhood Engagement Centers in the Office of Undergraduate Education (job posting 909362). The Office of Undergraduate Education oversees undergraduate academic policies and facilitates institution-wide initiatives focused on enhancing undergraduate learning. The Neighborhood Engagement Centers provide services with partners from around campus to support student success outcomes for the institution and students.
This position will serve the Office of Undergraduate Education by providing leadership for the Neighborhood Engagement Centers and staff, developing new and dynamic mechanisms or platforms for annual reporting of data and representing the unit in regular, strategic meetings. You will also hire, supervise, and evaluate staff and provide pertinent information to the Assistant Dean for Student Success Initiatives.
You will also be interacting with colleagues from other programs to coordinate student support, neighborhood staff partners to coordinate planning and families to educate about Neighborhood goals.
The Senior Engagement Center Manager should have a Master’s degree in social work, student affairs or a related field. You should also have three to five years of related work along with experience in developing student success initiatives, using online tools for assessment and a demonstrated ability to work with students and colleagues of diverse backgrounds.
To learn more, visit the Neighborhood Student Success Center website and the Office of Undergraduate Education. To apply for the position, please submit your resume, a cover letter and three letters of reference to the MSU Careers website.
This week’s featured job is for an Esports Production & Content Coordinator for the College of Communication Arts and Sciences (job posting 906596). The College of Communication Arts and Sciences offers world-class training to students through active engagement in translational research that influences health, environment, media, technology, business and public affairs across the nation and around the world.
Esports at MSU is growing fast, with a solid foundation that includes a student-led Esports Club with nearly 1,500 students. MSU is launching university-supported varsity teams in Rocket League, Valorant, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. This position will serve the College of Communication Arts and Sciences by developing and implementing a comprehensive esports broadcasting program that includes live streams, pre-recorded media, and social media content. You will coordinate the scheduling and broadcast of all esports events and tournaments along with managing broadcast equipment and ensuring all hardware and software are up-to-date and functioning properly.
The department is looking for a candidate with knowledge equivalent to that which would normally be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Graphic Arts or a business related field. You should have at least three to five years of expansive work experience in publications production, advertising, public and media relations, writing, or editing; familiarity with computer applications relating to word processing, phototypesetting, design, and page layout; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
To learn more, visit the College of Communication Arts and Sciences website. To apply for the position, please submit a resume and cover letter to the MSU Careers website by October 31.
This week’s featured job is for a Reuse and Recycling Special Equipment Mechanic for the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center in the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities (IPF) unit (job posting 904592). IPF builds, maintains and beautifies MSU’s physical campus environment in support of the university’s education, research and outreach missions. The MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center manages MSU’s waste as a resource through an integrated system of reuse, recycling, collaboration, and education.
This position will serve IPF by adjusting, servicing, maintaining, and rebuilding special complex automotive and heavy-duty equipment, including the most complex repairs and maintenance. You will work with front-load waste and recycling trucks, roll-off trucks, box trucks, dump trucks, loaders, fork-lifts, balers, compactors, and containers.. You will also order and stock parts/supplies, track inventory and conduct preventative maintenance training.
The duties of this job will require frequent lifting of 50-75 pounds, pushing, pulling, and climbing. Along with the physical demands of the job, you will need eight years of experience in the trade, including two years as State-certified Special Vehicle and Equipment Mechanic I or equivalent. You must also possess State of Michigan certification as a Master Mechanic in Automotive, Heavy and Light Duty Trucks.
To learn more, visit the Infrastructure Planning and Facilities website and the MSU Surplus Store and Recycling Center website. To apply for the position, please submit a current resume detailing relevant experience and licenses to the MSU Careers Website by October 24.
This week’s featured job is for an Academic Department Advisor to join the Department of Accounting and Information Systems in the Broad College of Business (job posting 90317). The Broad College of Business develops global business leaders who positively impact organizations and society. The Department of Accounting and Information Systems degree programs consistently rank among the top in the nation. In this position, you will play an integral role in supporting our distinguished academic programs, faculty, staff, and students.
This job may be a good fit if you are highly collaborative, extremely responsive, detail-oriented, and technologically savvy. You will oversee the operations of the unit, manage fiscal planning and procedures, and act as the unit’s fiscal officer. Other duties include serving as office manager and supervisor to support staff, facilitating human resources activities, and overseeing academic program management.
The department is looking for a candidate with knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a bachelor’s degree in a business-related field. You should have at least three to five years of related experience in office administration and experience in a supervisory role. Experience with MSU policies and procedures, including academic and non-academic hiring policies and procedures and budget processes, is desired but not required to apply.
To learn more about the college and department, visit the Broad College of Business website and the Department of Accounting and Information Systems website.. To apply for the position, please submit a cover letter and resume to the MSU Careers Website by October 17.
This week’s featured job is for a Deputy Secretary for Academic Governance for Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs (posting 897202). The Office for Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs focuses on advancing institutional culture and supporting faculty goals while promoting MSU’s overall mission.
This position will serve Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs by preparing and distributing agendas for university-level committees, proofreading and formatting office communications and scheduling meetings with the Secretary for Academic Governance and university leaders. The future Deputy Secretary for Academic Governance will also assist the Secretary for Academic Governance in administering the nominations and elections of faculty to various university-level committees and assist faculty in navigating the academic governance process.
Additional responsibilities may include student employment recruitment, training and supervision, presenting to faculty and staff on current policies, and serving as backup to other administrative staff.
The Deputy Secretary for Academic Governance is self-motivated, highly organized, and capable of managing and prioritizing multiple tasks without supervision. They should have a bachelor’s degree or a technical degree. The ideal candidate would also have three to five years of project management experience along with proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel.
To learn more about Faculty and Academic Staff Affairs, visit their website. To apply for the position, please submit three professional references, a resume and a professional writing sample on the MSU Careers Website by October 10.
This week’s featured job is a Research Administrator for the College of Communications Arts and Sciences (posting 900683). The College of Communication Arts and Sciences offers world-class training to students through active engagement in translational research that influences health, environment, media, technology, business and public affairs across the nation and around the world.
This position will serve the College of Communication Arts and Sciences by providing backup to the Research Administration Manager, reviewing proposals for completeness and accuracy and evaluating existing policies and procedures to make further improvements. The future Research Administrator will also work with Principal Investigators to establish proposal timelines and review Request for Proposal.
The Research Administrator will also manage departmental research accounts and work closely with the Research Fiscal Officer on expenses, reconciliations and other financial questions/concerns on the accounts that they manage. This position features a hybrid schedule and the selected candidate will be expected to be in the office a minimum of two days per week
The Research Administrator should have a four-year college degree in a related field. The ideal candidate would also have 5-8 years of related experience in research administration with at least three years in a university setting.
To learn more about the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, visit their website. To apply for the position, please provide a resume and cover letter on the MSU Careers Website by October 3.