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MSU Program Specialist - MI

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Company Name:Wayne County Government
Employment Type:Full Time
Pay:$35967 per year
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Under the direction of the Health Officer, the Department Supervisor 1, serving as the MSU Program Specialist is responsible for coordinating and assisting in the administration of the health, education, youth, veteran, senior and social services that are provided by the Michigan State University Extension Program to residents and communities of Wayne County in partnership with Wayne County. The Department Supervisor 1 works at multiple locations and works with staff to manage issues related to youth and the community, along with managing programming responsibilities and activities that are administered through those facilities. The Department Supervisor 1 is responsible for the maintaining of social media accounts related to the Michigan State University Extension Program; coordinating offices at three different office locations and works with staff within those locations on youth reporting issues and support other activities within those offices; selling, keeping inventory, ordering and stocking pesticides manuals and soil testing kits; creating sales reports to send to District Director for approval and making copies of checks, forms and send them to the business office on the campus of MSU; and filling out deposit records and making bank deposits. The Department Supervisor 1 will also maintain the MSU Wayne County webpage; serve as the main contact person for staff in Wayne County when there is need to upload information such as flyers, brochures, job announcements, videos, etc.; and assist the MSUE District Director with various projects and reports with assistance from District Support Secretary as well as Wayne County reports (via Wayne County Software System, Edwards) and perform other duties as assigned.


  • A High School Diploma or its equivalent; AND
  • Three (3) years of full-time paid administrative experience, which must include maintaining records, handling inquiries from the public, using various computer software, and ordering supplies, OR
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or related field and two (2) years of full-time administrative experience, which must include maintaining records, handling inquiries from the public, using various computer software, and ordering supplies.

NOTE: Experience in Microsoft Office and Google Docs is preferred.

Proof of education must be submitted with resume.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Wayne County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

For information regarding the Department of Justice - EEO Utilization Report, please visit

Accommodations: If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Wayne County Department of Personnel/Human Resources at 313-224-5901 or via email at Hearing or speech impaired persons using TDD's or similar devices may contact the Michigan Relay Center, toll free at (800) 649-3777 or 711 to communicate directly with the Department of Personnel/Human Resources during regular working hours.

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