Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
July 14, 2025
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Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 852926 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: Eli Broad College Of Business Department: Multicultural Business Programs 10008105 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: Advising/Counseling, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

The Multicultural Business Programs (MBP) in the Eli Broad College of Business at Michigan State University is seeking an Outreach Specialist Coordinator. This is a fixed-term, twelve-month, academic specialist position with a 100% appointment in the College and is renewable contingent upon funding and performance.

The Outreach Specialist Coordinator will work with a talented team of colleagues and play a pivotal role in the operations and success of MBP.

The successful candidate will bring to the position a strong background of experience in diversity, equity and inclusion competencies, and the ability to manage programs and balance multiple priorities. This candidate will also bring to the position outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively interface across various levels of faculty, staff, and students within the Broad College of Business and across campus.

The Outreach Coordinator will be responsible for strategic development and overseeing execution around sourcing, attracting, and educating a talented and diverse group of students about the Broad College of Business. The successful candidate will support these efforts in the following ways:

  • Creatively deploy resources to execute educational programming, events, and initiatives.
  • Develop strategy of approach for Multicultural Business Programs staff utilizing goals, outcomes, and KPIs to deploy program and college human/financial resources.
  • Promote the academic and non-academic programs of the Broad College to prospective students and other key external stakeholder audiences (K-12 staff/educators, parents/guardians, community members, small business owners, and community leaders).
  • Conduct outreach and serve as the primary point of contact to build influential relationships (via phone, virtually, and in-person) with prospective students and families.
  • Utilize various methods of communication (email, social media, newsletters, etc.) to communicate MBP efforts, and connect with student populations.
  • Create and interpret reports using data from the Broad College while providing analytical and well-documented reports of engagement to the rest of the team.
  • Serve as a liaison, while building active relationships with stakeholders, at middle and high schools throughout Michigan and beyond to recruit and build a pipeline of diverse students to MSU and the Broad College of Business.
  • Work with the team in the College's Office of Multicultural Business Programs to provide support services to diverse prospective students, undergraduate business-preference, and business students (domestic and international) including academic program planning, education abroad, career development, undergraduate research, graduate study, and related topics.
  • Attend meetings at the department, college, and university levels.
  • Serve as a liaison to MSU Admissions by attending meetings and maintaining communications.
  • Occasional domestic travel is necessary. The successful candidate should anticipate some required evening/weekend hours. This position is based in East Lansing and may allow for some hybrid remote/on-site work once the employee is acclimated to the work environment.

    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
  • Well prepared candidates will have:
  • Demonstrated experience in cross-cultural understanding/sensitivity and a commitment to diversity and nuances related to diversity and inclusion
  • Demonstrated communication and dynamic presentation/communication skills to large and small groups
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills through a commitment to and interest in working on a team and collaborating
  • Proven organizational skills with experience in balancing multiple projects
  • Must be able to interpret and implement academic policies and procedures
  • Exhibited competency in the use of technology such as database management, social media composition, presentations, etc.
  • Must be able to maintain positive relationships with multiple stakeholders at various professional levels
  • Knowledge of applying equity, diversity, inclusion and accessibility best practices in higher education and the workplace
  • Ability to analyze complex situations, problem-solve, and make objective decisions
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Master's degree in higher education, counseling, communication, business or related field.
  • Three years of full-time work in working with undergraduate students or working in an advocacy role in a student affairs capacity
  • Experience working with students, faculty, staff, alumni, corporate employers
  • Bi/Multi-lingual including English
  • Required Application Materials
  • Qualified applicants should include:
  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter expressing why you are interested in the position
  • 3 References
  • 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.


    https: // broad.msu.edu/undergraduate/opportunities/mbp/

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    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: Jul 14, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Jul 14, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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