The Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) is seeking an annual full-time Academic Specialist to lead efforts promoting good food access and awareness in early child care and education environments (ECE) and K-12 schools.
June 22, 2017
Early and School Food Academic Specialist – Position # 446354
Michigan State University Center for Regional Food Systems
The Michigan State University (MSU) Center for Regional Food Systems (CRFS) is seeking an annual full-time Academic Specialist to lead efforts promoting good food access and awareness in early child care and education environments (ECE) and K-12 schools. The Academic Specialist will be responsible for creating and implementing the roadmap for CRFS’ outreach and research efforts in this arena at both the national level and in Michigan, identifying and responding to gaps in engagement, knowledge and practice through:
This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, resourceful and committed candidate to bring creative vision to an existing foundation of relationships and learnings to accelerate, shape and support farm to school and ECE efforts.
Status: This is a full-time, annual year, temporary position. Initial appointment will be for one year with reappointment contingent upon funding and performance.
Available: August 1, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Application Deadline: July 21, 2017 or until a suitable candidate is identified.
Starting Salary: Commensurate with education and experience up to $60,000 annually.
Reporting: Individual reports to Director, MSU Center for Regional Food Systems.
You must apply online to MSU Human Resources:
Go to http://careers.msu.edu look for job posting #446354 under faculty/academic staff.
A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position, and an updated curriculum Vita or resume needs to be submitted as a part of the application process.
If you have questions about the position or search process, you may contact: Rich Pirog, email@example.com.
Please do not send application materials directly to Rich Pirog.
MSU enjoys a park-like campus with outlying research facilities and natural areas. The campus is located in the city of East Lansing, adjacent to the capital city of Lansing. The Lansing metropolitan area has a diverse population of approximately 450,000. Local communities have excellent school systems and place a high value on education. The University is proactive about its obligations under the ADA, and provides individual accessibility plans to students and employees with disabilities. Michigan State University is also proactive in exploring opportunities for employment for dual career families, both inside and outside the University, and respects all family forms. Information about MSU http://miwin.msu.edu/. Information about WorkLife at MSU can be found http://worklife.msu.edu/.
CRFS Mission: CRFS works to engage the people of Michigan, the United States and the world in applied research, education and outreach to develop regionally integrated, sustainable food systems.
MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer and is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The university actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities. Michigan State University employment opportunities are open to eligible/qualified persons without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, or family status.