Advising Specialist - MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Michigan State University in Michigan

Date Posted February 10, 2014
Type Administrative
Employment Type Full-time

ADVISING SPECIALIST

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN MARKETING RESEARCH PROGRAMS

Michigan State University, Broad College of Business, Department of Marketing is seeking applications for an advising specialist for the full-time and part-time Master of Science in Marketing Research Programs. Entry-level candidates are expected to have a Bachelor's degree in business or related field combined with three to five years' experience in program management, marketing, recruiting, or communication management. A Master's degree in business or related field combined with five or more years' experience in program management, marketing, recruiting, or communication management is preferred.

The specialist will be responsible for academic advising, career development, and assisting with internships and position placement. Advising for students will include curriculum selection, monitoring student progress; assist with internships, position placement support, and processing graduate certification among other student management tasks. Other duties include managing the recruitment process through advising and promotional activities, providing administrative support for program faculty (including travel), conference support, financial document processing, and coordination of advisory board meetings. The specialist will also assist students regarding career preparation, coordinating applications with MSU admissions, resume writing, interview skill development, advising students on offer negotiation, coordination for academic programs, and assisting with onboarding processes for the full-time and part-time programs.

Housed in one of the largest business schools in the U.S., the Broad College of Business MSMR program is one of the premier marketing research master's programs in the U.S. Named as one of the top 10 universities in the nation to work for, Michigan State University is located in East Lansing, Michigan, an attractive community appreciated for its high quality of life, excellent schools, and easy access to major Midwest population centers, along with boundless recreation and cultural opportunities.

MSU seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to maintain the excellence of the University, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning. In light of this objective, we are particularly interested in applications by women, persons of color, veterans, and persons with disabilities. Review of applications will begin on February 14, 2014 and continue until the position is filled. Applications must be submitted online at: https://jobs.msu.edu.

Refer to posting #9020. For additional information, contact search committee chair Dr. Richard Spreng (spreng@msu.edu).

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.

MSU is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer.

How To Apply

You can apply for this position online at https://jobs.msu.edu/