The College of Education at Michigan State University invites applications for a fixed-term position as Southeast Michigan Internship Coordinator in the Department of Teacher Education. This position is a full-time appointment on an academic year basis and covers student enrollment in Southeast Michigan school districts. The position will be located in Detroit, MI.
Responsibilities will include some combination of the following:
The successful candidate will perform the following job duties and responsibilities:
Development of daily operational responsibility for organizational relationships with schools and districts (e.g., meeting with school district administration, school administrators and teachers to identify and secure appropriate internship placements for students and communicating program policies and procedures);
providing continuous support to field instructors in their work with interns;
maintaining ongoing communication with and providing professional development for mentor teachers;
mediating difficult conversations and disputes involving any combination of students, mentors, instructors and administrators as needed;
organizing and facilitating events, including Southeast Michigan Elementary Opening Day, Southeast Michigan Elementary Convocation, and Elementary Mentor Teacher Meetings;
providing and updating data for program assistants and assisting in the collection and distribution of various forms, using platforms such as LiveText, Via, Qualtrics, and D2L; and,
assisting in reserving classroom space for 800-level courses.
Doctorate -Advanced degree in relevant field
Candidates must have experience teaching and working in K-12 public school settings; successful collaborative leadership experience; experience facilitating teacher learning, pre-service or in-service; strong communication skills; demonstrated commitment to meeting the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners; skills in collaborating with teachers and principals; Applicants will be ranked based upon education, Ph.D- Assistant Professor, Masters's – Instructor, Bachelors- Asst. Instructor
Experience working with MSU partner schools; experience working with Southeast Michigan; experience planning events; experience with data management and/or evaluation; experience using technology to solve problems.
Required Application Materials
Curriculum Vita and Cover Letter, names of 3 references
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