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Subject: Vacancy Announcement- CFEI Extension Educator- Chronic Wasting Disease, #588265 Mid-Michigan, District 8

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MSU Extension
CFEI Extension Educator- Chronic Wasting Disease, #588265 Mid-Michigan, District 8



Position Title

Extension Educator


Commensurate with education and experience


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Chronic Wasting Disease Extension Educator

Position Overview

Michigan State University (MSU) Extension and the Community, Food and Environment Institute (CFEI) seek an Extension Educator. The successful candidate will create, deliver, and evaluate local and statewide communication strategies and innovative educational programs that meet current and projected outreach needs related to white-tailed deer management and chronic wasting disease (CWD). The successful candidate will collaborate and interact regularly with MSU Extension colleagues, communicators, work groups and Institutes, and work with MSU faculty, specialists and educators, Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR) personnel, private landowners, and various community and nongovernmental groups. This position will draw on the expertise of MDNR wildlife biologists, technical staff, and communicators involved in the management of CWD to design, implement and evaluate programming based on basic and applied research and the needs of clientele groups. This position will disseminate research-based information through various methods, including multi-media, personal education and written articles and serve as an informational resource for Extension personnel and clientele. This educator will be based in central/mid- Michigan with anticipated office space in one of the MSU Extension County Offices located in Ionia, Clinton, or Montcalm.


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

·         Master’s degree from an accredited institution in a field of study related to wildlife management, communication, business, marketing, 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 or external candidate) as noted under the To Apply section. Search for posting number 588265 using the Job Search field.

Applicants are asked to provide a current resume, cover letter and four (4) professional references (at least two prior supervisors) including email addresses.

Application deadline is July 18, 2019.

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.