Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

Michigan State University
July 13, 2025
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Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term

Apply now Job no: 879211 Work type: Faculty/Academic Staff Major Administrative Unit / College: College Of Education Department: Ced International Studies In Education 40001059 Sub Area: FAS- Fac./Acad Staff Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience Location: East Lansing Categories: Education/Training, Fixed Term Academic Staff, Full Time (90-100%), Non-Union, Remote-Friendly

Position Summary

Michigan State University, partnering with Chemonics, seeks an experienced Academic Specialist for the anticipated five-year USAID/Bangladesh Support to Higher Secondary Education. The anticipated activity will improve the learning outcomes of higher secondary students (grades 11 and 12) with a focus on enhanced professional development, training and the management skills of teachers, principals, education officers and administrators in collaboration/partnership with local entities and Ministry of Education & Directorate of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education. This position will be based in East Lansing, Michigan.

The specialist will:

Support the development and delivery of HSEA program training and other deliverables and quality control

  • Work with the co-directors, faculty experts, and other specialists on the team to provide resources and support to all HSE PD programs in Bangladesh.
  • Call meetings as needed among MSU faculty consultants and PD specialists
  • Call meetings as needed among MSU-based and Dhaka-based specialists
  • Revise training based on results of pilots.
  • Working with the co-directors to maintain quality control and awarding of MSU CED certificates.
  • Support Dhaka-based MSU staff

  • Support as main point of contact and support for two Dhaka-based MSU staff in Y1, Y2, and all three Dhaka-based MSU staff in Y3-Y5.
  • Work closely with the Leadership Training Specialist posted in Dhaka on designing training and writing training manuals.
  • Attend selected pilot trainings in Bangladesh
  • Analysis, communication and reporting

  • Assist in maintaining lines of communication with Chemonics and USAID collaborators as needed
  • Coordinate CLA activities among MSU staff
  • Contribute to quarterly reports
  • Support action research and data management support, obtain IRBs, and related research activities
  • Assist with data gathering and data analysis, from needs analysis on, and write interim reports.
  • 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

    Doctorate -Educational Leadership, Curriculum

    Minimum Requirements
  • Significant experience in leading professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects
  • Experience in working across languages and cultures in education
  • Demonstrated knowledge of secondary education, its issues and cultures
  • Demonstrated success in working with teams of participants from a range of sectors
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Certificate in project management
  • Knowledge of education system in Bangladesh or similar system.
  • Experience with USAID projects, including reporting procedures, MEL processes, work plans, etc.
  • Required Application Materials

    Please send a letter of application, C.V., and contact information for three references.

    Special Instructions

    Note: position is incumbent upon MSU receiving the subaward from USAID/Chemonics.

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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.


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    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: Jul 13, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time Applications close: Jul 13, 2025 Eastern Daylight Time

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