Specialist - Curriculum Dev-Fixed Term - #694399

Hiring Organization: School of Planning, Design and Construction School of Planning, Design, and Construction
Employment type: Part-Time
Job Location: East Lansing, MI
Application Deadline: March 24, 2021

How to Apply

All candidates for the position (posting #694399) must apply online.

Position Summary

This individual will coordinate the School’s new Graduate Certificate Programs (GCP): 1) Real Estate Development and Construction, and 2) Urban Resilient Redevelopment. The coordinator will assist with curriculum development for the certificate courses, perform administrative responsibilities for the GCP, and provide outreach to professionals in real estate, construction management, urban and regional planning, and related fields.

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.


Salary commensurate with experience.

Required Degree

Masters in Real Estate Development or related field. 

Minimum Requirements

Minimum qualifications for this position include:

  1. A Master’s degree in Real Estate Development, Urban Planning, Construction Management or a closely related field;
  2. Marketing experience; and
  3. Strong communication skills.

Desired Qualifications

Three or more years of higher education experience.

Required Application Materials

All candidates for the position (posting #694399) must apply online. Applicants for this position should submit:

  1. A letter of interest, including a statement addressing your experience with and/or commitment to diversity and inclusion in teaching and professional activities;
  2. A curriculum vitae;
  3. The letters from three professional references.

Special Instructions 

Questions regarding this position should be directed to the Search Committee Chair, Wayne Beyea, J.D., at beyea@msu.edu. Contact for administrative inquiries: Mary Beth Graebert lakemary@msu.edu.

School Statement 

The School of Planning, Design, and Construction unites four academic programs related to the built environment: Construction Management, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, and Urban and Regional Planning, with 43 faculty and academic specialists, and 8 staff members. The School offers 8 degree pathways from Bachelors to Ph.D. – including 5 professionally accredited degrees with over 350 undergraduate and 50 graduate students. The School is jointly administered by the Colleges of Agriculture & Natural Resources and Social Science.

The mission of the School is to advance the knowledge, prepare innovative leaders, and support the practice of planning, design, and construction. Our academic activities address sustainability, health, transportation, economic development and communities. Please refer to the School’s homepage.

College Statement 

The School of Planning, Design and Construction and the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources at MSU are committed to achieving excellence by creating and sustaining an accessible and inclusive culture that values cultural and academic diversity. We are an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. We are particularly interested in candidates of all backgrounds who are committed to the principle that academic excellence is achieved through open access and proactive inclusion.

University 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.