Educational Program Coordinator II at Michigan State University

Posted in Other 3 days ago.

Location: EAST LANSING, Michigan





Job Description:


Job no: 737292

Work type: Support Staff

Pay Grade: 12

Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Social Science

Department: Inst For Public Policy & Social Research 10038776

Sub Area: AP- Professionals

Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience

Location: East Lansing

Categories: Administrative/Business/Professional, Administrative Professionals- AP, Full Time (90-100%), Union
Position Summary

The Institute for Public Policy and Social Research (IPPSR) is seeking an Educational Program Coordinator to develop programs that focus on racial equity.


The Institute applies research to pressing public policy issues and builds problem-solving relationships between the academic and policymaker communities, promotes and conducts research on issues of public policy; provides survey research services and, produces public policy education and training programs.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Developing and implementing programs and materials related to IPPSR educational and training programs focused on racial equity, including but not limited to public policy research and preparing reports on public policy topics

  • Writing blog posts; developing and implementing programs and materials for forums, workshops and seminars

  • Coordinating speakers; evaluation of program

  • IPPSR is also incorporating racial equity issues within its programming as well as working to build connections between research and practice across the university and government. Through a grant from the W.K. Kellogg foundation the goal, through research, reports, and educational programming is to "Create the Political Case for Racial Equity". The ideal candidate will have some knowledge and experience in identifying and understanding racial equity within the context of policy issues and policy creation.



    Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

    Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four-year college degree program in Educational Theory and Methodology and/or a related specialization or related degree; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in planning and overseeing seminars and conferences including public relations, organizing and disseminating training materials and information both written and web-based; budget and records maintenance and computer support; experience in supervision, database, spreadsheet, word processing, desktop publishing, knowledge of HTML programming and web site development and management; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

    Required Application Materials

    vita, cover letter

    Together-we-will StatementThe university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at: https://msu.edu/together-we-will/Work Hours

    STANDARD 8-5

    Description of End Date

    This is an off-dated position funded for one year from date of hire with possible extension contingent upon funding renewal

    The Bidding Eligibility ends on 10/12/2021 at 11:55 PM


    Advertised: Oct 6, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time

    Applications close: Oct 19, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time



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