Michigan State University is the Pioneer Land Grant University and is an international leader in agricultural instruction. The Department of Animal Science is recognized for excellence in teaching and learning, as well as, high quality farm centers and livestock. The Institute of Agricultural Technology (IAT) delivers innovative, educational programs that develop career-ready graduates through intensive, practical, hands-on learning and skill enhancement. Right now, they are looking for an Academic Specialist in the Department of Animal Science at Michigan State University, E. Lansing, MI (continuing appointment).
The position will offer the opportunity to provide leadership for the IAT Livestock Industries certification program within the Department of Animal Science. Responsibilities include recruitment, counseling, and advising of IAT students. The individual will be active in developing and instructing IAT and undergraduate livestock management, and livestock and carcass evaluation educational programs. The position will be responsible for coordinating the Michigan State University Collegiate Livestock Judging Team. The successful applicant will be encouraged to foster relationships with the livestock industry, high school counselors and teachers, youth livestock educators, and diverse communities throughout Michigan.
For more information about qualifications and how to apply, see the attached flyer.