Seeking Specialist, Advisor for MSU Agricultural, Food, & Resource Economics

MSU Agricultural, Food, & Resource Economics seeking Advisor

August 13, 2015




Specialist, Advisor (Continuing System)


Position Location                             

Department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics

College of Agriculture and Natural Resources

Michigan State University

East Lansing, MI


Date Available                                  



Position Description                        

Advise undergraduate students in the Food Industry Management, Agribusiness Management, and Environmental Economics and Management majors and minors. Maintain student records and certify students for graduation and athletic eligibility. Advise prospective students during University orientation programs. Provide retention support activities. Participate in student enrichment activities, including achievement award receptions, student clubs, and other events. Participate in recruiting, placement and scholarship activities, and in teaching career/advising seminars and courses. Supervise collection and analysis of data in electronic databases. Work with students from a diverse range of demographic and academic backgrounds. 


Percent of Time                               

Annual year (100 percent appointment)






Master’s degree required. Experience working with college students, knowledge of university undergraduate academic requirements, policies, and procedures desired. Excellent communication, organizational, and interpersonal skills are required.


Application Deadline           

September 13, 2015. Late submissions will be considered if a suitable candidate pool is not identified by the deadline.


Application Material                       

To apply, please refer to Posting 1762 and complete an electronic submission at the Michigan State University Employment Opportunities website Application material should include:  letter of application, transcripts, resume or curriculum vita, and names and email addresses for three references. If you have any questions prior to submitting an electronic application, please contact the Chair of the Search Committee, Jim Hilker at


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