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Urban Education Specialist

Michigan State University | East Lansing MI 48824 USA | Full Time - 12 Month | Revised: 12/06/2012

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Join the Office of K-12 Outreach in their mission to improve Michigan's K-12 schools. 

Assist with the coordination and content development focused on young African American & Hispanic males in the K-12 educational system.  Assist with the development, execution, monitoring, and evaluation of outreach service programs offered by the Office of K-12 Outreach. 

Master's degree required: Suggested fields: Education, Social Work, Sociology, or similar fields.

Skills: Deep understanding and research relating to the racial achievement gap; working knowledge of family dynamics in African American & Hispanic families; experience working in underserved communities; history of mentoring students; success in effectively engaging young African American & Hispanic males and evoking educational improvement in the target audience; strong oral and written communication skills; aptitude for working in challenging environments.  

Application to include:  Interest letter, resume, three references with full contact information and a writing sample (3-5 pages) which demonstrates your knowledge and research on the racial achievement gap in K-12 schools. 

Apply at and search for position #7122.  Application window closes at 11:59 p.m. on December 18, 2012.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Jodi Potter at

MSU is an affirmative-action, equal-opportunity employer. MSU is committed to achieving excellence through a diverse workforce and inclusive culture that encourages all people to reach their full potential. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

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Location East Lansing, MI, United States
Categories Higher Ed/Professor/Dean
Organization Type College/University
Experience Years 5 yrs

Location Maptop

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Contact Name Jodi Potter
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 5174320778
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