Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Updated: about 21 hours ago
Location: East Lansing, MICHIGAN

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Work type:Faculty/Academic Staff
Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education
Department: Teacher Education 10014815
Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location:East Lansing
Categories:Education/Training, Fixed Term Faculty, Full Time (90-100%), Union

Working/Functional Title

Inst/Ast Prof - Fixed Term

Position Summary

The College of Education at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term position as Lansing Area Elementary Internship Coordinator in the Department of Teacher Education. This position is a full-time appointment on an academic year basis and covers student enrollment in Lansing Area Michigan school districts. The position will be located in East Lansing, MI.

Responsibilities will include some combination of the following:

The successful candidate will perform the following job duties and responsibilities:

  • Developing daily operational responsibility for organizational relationships with schools and districts (e.g., meeting with school district administration, school administrators and teachers to identify and secure appropriate internship placements for students and communicating program policies and procedures);
  • Providing continuous support to field instructors in their work with interns;
  • Maintaining ongoing communication with and providing professional development for mentor teachers;
  • Mediating difficult conversations and disputes involving any combination of students, mentors, instructors and administrators as needed;
  • Organizing and facilitating events, including Lansing Area Elementary Opening Day, Lansing Area Michigan Elementary Convocation, and Elementary Mentor Teacher and Field Instructor Meetings;
  • Providing and updating data for program assistants and assisting in the collection and distribution of various forms, using platforms such as GoReact, Via, Qualtrics, and D2L; and,

    • Assisting in reserving classroom space for 800-level courses.

  • The person in this position will also support the Teacher Preparation Program Director in interviewing and making recommendations for hiring field instructors and perform other duties as assigned. The position may also include teaching in the Teacher Preparation Program.

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, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

Desired Degree: A doctorate is preferred, but outstanding candidates with a master’s degree and exceptional experience will be considered.

Minimum Degree: A master’s degree in a relevant field for Instructor level/Doctorate for Assistant Professor level.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a masters degree and experience teaching and working in K-12 public school settings; successful collaborative leadership experience; experience facilitating teacher learning, pre-service or in-service; strong communication skills; demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners; skills in collaborating with teachers and principals; demonstrated commitment to enacting humanizing, equity and justice-focused pedagogies and practices.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with MSU partner schools; experience working with Lansing Area or other urban school districts; experience planning events; experience with data management and/or evaluation; experience using technology to solve problems.

Required Application Materials

Curriculum Vita and Cover Letter, names of 3 references

Special Instructions


Review of Applications Begins On


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.

Advertised:May 7, 2021 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close:May 7, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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