East Michigan Field Placement, Recruitment, and Relationship Coordinator

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Work type: Staff
Location: Multiple Locations
Categories: Administrative

Position Title: East Michigan Field Placement, Recruitment, and Relationship Coordinator  
Location: Multiple Locations  

40000 - EIO BR Admin

Advertised Salary: $56,000 - $61,000. Salary commensurate with education, experience, and other requirements. Comprehensive benefits package (health care, vacation, etc.)  
FLSA: Exempt  
Temporary/Continuing:  Temporary  
Part-Time/Full-Time: Full-Time  
Union Group: N/A  
Term of Position: 12 Month  
At Will/Just Cause: At Will  
Summary of Position: This position is responsible for placing all Ferris pre-student and student teachers (required clinical experiences) in east Michigan locations, including Flint, Lansing, Metro Detroit, Saginaw/Bay/Midland, and building extensive relationships with Early Childhood (Infant Toddler through Pre-K) programs and K-12 schools. Responsible for recruiting and retaining Ferris Early Childhood and Elementary Education students throughout East Michigan. This position is expected to lead introductory courses, facilitate Seminar meetings, supervise student teachers as needed, and hold office hours at various Ferris Statewide locations.

This is a renewable two-year temporary assignment. The anticipated start date for this position is January 2024. However, this is an estimated date and can be revised if needed.

Position Type: Staff  
Required Education: Master's degree in Education or closely related field.

Required Work Experience: Three or more years of documented experience teaching in a K-12 environment.
Demonstrated experience designing and implementing academic partnerships.
Required Licenses and Certifications: State of Michigan Teaching Certificate (active or expired)  
Physical Demands:
  • Office Environment
  • Moving
  • Sitting
  • Driving
Additional Education/Experiences to be Considered: Prior college-level (postsecondary) teaching experience.
Prior experience working in higher education student services.
Demonstrated knowledge of non-traditional and adult learners.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities: Student Teaching
- Place and supervise pre-student teachers and student teachers.
- Assist in hiring and training student teacher supervisors.
- Coordinate student-teacher supervisor assignments each semester.
- Assist in monitoring and maintaining demographic data for all field experiences.
- Resolve issues with students and placements.
- Schedule and facilitate placement-related orientation and seminar meetings.
- Teach introductory courses and sessions as needed.
- Keep abreast of state and local laws as they affect Michigan certification.
- Maintain accurate, complete, and confidential records.

Recruitment and Relationships
- Recruit students for teacher education programs.
- Serve as primary liaison for Ferris Statewide-East Michigan with the School of Education; active engagement includes attendance at recruitment and promotional events, serving on advisory boards, outreach to Career Centers, ISD’s and RESA’s to create partnerships, presentations to business leaders and education agencies, education-related conference attendance and presentations, and relationship building with Community College and School District partners.
- Travel to foster relationships within Early Childhood and K-12 School Districts within East Michigan and travel related to student-teacher supervision will be required.
- Attend department meetings and training programs in Big Rapids or other regional locations.
- Work collaboratively with the School of Education Director, faculty, Coordinator of Student Teacher Placement, and Education Advisor.

- Report to Director, School of Education and Executive Director, East Michigan Operations and Strategic Initiatives.
- Any other duties assigned within the position classification area.
- Demonstrate an understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion, especially in working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Marginal Duties/Responsibilities: - Assist in developing, maintaining and implementing efficient procedural policies, instructing faculty and staff in methods, procedures and policies to be followed.
- Serve on committees and organizations.
Skills and Abilities: - Flexible schedule for day, evening, or weekend classes and office hours.
- Effective organization and time management skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent networking and human relations skills (e.g., coalition building).
- Knowledge of computer programs and ability to adapt to new technology applications. (Microsoft Outlook, Canvas Learning Management System, Ellucian Banner, etc.)
- Demonstrated commitment, experience, and understanding of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Unofficial Transcript 1
  • Certification
Optional Documents: State of Michigan Teaching Certificate (active or expired)  
Special Instructions to Applicants: Unofficial Transcript 1 (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of an unofficial transcript of their master's degree. The transcript must include the institution name, applicant name, date of degree attained, and degree awarded. The finalist will be required to submit an official transcript.

Certification (REQUIRED): Applicants must attach a copy of an active or expired State of Michigan Teaching Certificate.
Initial Application Review Date:
November 20th, 2023  
Open Until Position is Filled?: True  
Posting Close Date:
EEO Statement: Ferris State University, an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, is committed to enhancing equity, inclusion, and diversity within its community. Ferris offers employment opportunities to qualified candidates seeking careers in a student-focused environment that values opportunity, collaboration, diversity and educational excellence.  Learn more about the Ferris Mission and community at ferris.edu. The University actively seeks applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, veterans, and other underrepresented groups. For more information on the University’s Policy on Non-Discrimination, visit: Ferris Non-Discrimination Statement.  

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