Specialist - Advisor-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
August 17, 2025
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Specialist - Advisor-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 887817 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Osteopathic Medicine Department: Com Medical Education 40000001 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: Detroit Medical Center, East Lansing, MAC University Center Categories: Advising/Counseling, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The MSU College of Osteopathic Medicine (MSUCOM) is seeking applicants for a full time Career Advisor position. This position will work with the MSUCOM Office of Academic and Career Advising and works to serve osteopathic medical students through the career planning process throughout the 4-year D.O. curriculum. Located at the Detroit Medical Center (DMC), this position will provide career advising and resources to medical students at all three MSUCOM campuses (East Lansing, Detroit Medical Center, and Macomb University Center), as well as those completing clinical rotations at 23 base hospitals across the state. Anticipated travel is minimal and student advising sessions that are not located at the DMC would take place via Zoom. Advising services will be offered through a combination of in-person, zoom, email, and phone interactions.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Degree


Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate must have at minimum a master's degree in education or relevant field.

Experience in working with adult learners.

Desired Qualifications

Experience in working with professional students and/or in an academic healthcare setting. Knowledge of adult learning, learning theory, and cognitive development.

Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; public speaking/presentation skills; and demonstrated ability to work in a team environment and with individuals from diverse backgrounds.

Required Application Materials

(1) CV/Resume

(2) Cover letter

(3) List of three references. The search committee will not contact references without first notifying the candidate.

(4) Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) statement. Submit a description of your past experiences and contributions to inclusive excellence including a brief description of your ideas for future initiatives that you would like to implement to support MSUCOM's commitment to inclusive excellence.

https: // com.msu.edu/about-us/diversity-inclusion-safety/initiatives

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Remote Work Statement

MSU strives to provide a flexible work environment and this position has been designated as remote-friendly. Remote-friendly means some or all of the duties can be performed remotely as mutually agreed upon.

MSU Statement

Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 160 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.

Advertised: Aug 17, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Aug 17, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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