Michigan State University(MSU) Specialist - Outreach-Fixed Term in Grand Rapids, Michigan
Position Summary This position is responsible for the overall execution of the Michigan Collaborative Addiction Resources and Education System (MI CARES) initiative. This initiative is aimed at building a highly trained and skilled addiction medicine workforce in the state of Michigan and beyond. In order to achieve the goals of this initiative; this position’s primary responsibility will be to develop an addiction medicine curriculum to be utilized by undergraduate medical students in Michigan medical schools. Offering addiction medicine curriculum in medical school can help boost students’ confidence in their ability to screen, manage and treat patients with substance use disorders. This also helps identify future leaders who can then serve as champions in their schools and communities, ushering in the next generation of highly qualified providers with expertise in Addiction Medicine. 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 Masters Minimum Requirements Master''s degree in related field Able to work independently, as well as part of a team Exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal skills Excellent listener with the ability to understand concerns and overcome objections Positive attitude and self-motivated Knowledgeable of the Flint community and/or Flint water crisis Long standing history of community involvement and leadership Well established relationships with community organizations in Flint Required Application Materials Cover Letter Resume or CV Review of Applications Begins On 05/21/2021 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.