From: "Phillips, Benjamin" <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 at 2:24 PM
To: Dana Infanta <[log in to unmask]>, Dan Hayes <[log in to unmask]>, Jim Schneider <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Fw: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Extension Educator, Sea Grant Educator, Bay County, #461066

Dan, Dana, Jim,

See below about an Extension position that a student with an MS in FW might enjoy.

Ben Phillips
Vegetable Extension Educator
Michigan State University
One Tuscola St
Suite 100A
Saginaw, MI 48607
Office: 989. 758.2500 x 202
Cell: 616.901.7513
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Subject: VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT - Extension Educator, Sea Grant Educator, Bay County, #461066

MSU Extension Employees: In an effort to reach the best qualified individuals and build broad and diverse candidate pools, please share the posting information below with colleagues, community partners, constituents, cultural organizations, etc. with whom you work and feel may assist in this endeavor.   If you or these agencies have questions, please feel free to contact MSUE HR ([log in to unmask]<mailto:[log in to unmask]>).

MSU Extension
Extension Educator – Sea Grant Educator, #461066 Saginaw Bay District



Position Information

Position Title

Extension Educator


Commensurate with education and experience


Comprehensive benefits package:<>l<>


Saginaw Bay District (Arenac, Bay, Tuscola, Huron, Sanilac)

To Apply

Current MSU Employees:

Access the EBS portal. Under the My Career and Training section, select the Careers @ MSU tile to view Internal Job Postings.

External Applicants:

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Posting Number:


Application Deadline: Application review will begin October 13, 2017 and continue until a suitable candidate has been identified.

Contact for Questions

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Sea Grant Educator, Saginaw Bay District

Position Overview

Michigan Sea Grant, a cooperative program of Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, helps to foster economic growth and conserve Michigan’s coastal and Great Lakes resources through education, research, and outreach. Sea Grant Extension educators are involved in planning, organizing, and implementing university-based educational programs that apply knowledge and understanding gained through research. MSU Extension (MSUE) educators support Great Lakes stakeholders with information and tools to make informed decisions to conserve Michigan’s coastal and Great Lakes resources and enhance coastal communities.

Sea Grant Extension educators are part of a collaborative team within Michigan Sea Grant and Michigan State University (MSU) Extension, specializing in particular areas of concern in their districts; and sharing their knowledge and skills with colleagues in other parts of the state, Great Lakes region and nation. The person in this position will work collaboratively with the team of Sea Grant and MSU Extension outreach professionals to provide overall leadership for the Saginaw Bay region, encompassing the counties of Arenac, Bay, Tuscola, Huron and Sanilac. This person will collaborate with other partners to support activities related to the conservation of freshwater wetlands, water quality, fish, and wildlife habitat within Saginaw Bay, Lake Huron, and the Great Lakes Ecosystem, engage in in applied research and Sea Grant Extension activities that contribute to the sustainability of Great Lakes water quality, fisheries, waterfowl populations, and coastal community resiliency.


Minimum Qualifications (see full description for complete list of requirements)

•         Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to freshwater coastal wetlands, fisheries or wildlife ecology, water quality, land use, planning, natural resources, or related field must be earned by date of hire.

Desired Qualifications

•         3-years’ experience in Extension program delivery or demonstrated ability and skill in educational program planning, implementation and evaluation (relevant experience acquired within the last 5-years preferred).

Application Process

To view the full position description and required qualifications, please visit the applicable Michigan State University careers page (internal candidate or external candidate) as noted under the To Apply section. Search for posting number 461066 using the Job Search field.

Applicants are asked to provide a current resume/CV, cover letter and four (4) professional references.

Initial application review will begin October 13, 2017.

This is a full time, fixed term end-dated appointment renewable annually based upon successful performance and continued funding.

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer, committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. Michigan State University Extension programs and materials are open to all without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, height, weight, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, marital status, family status or veteran status.