Michigan State University
College of Human Medicine
Department of Pediatrics and Human Development

Autism Program Coordinator

Required: Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired through the first two or three years of college; three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience as a secretary or administrative assistant, word processing, spreadsheet, database, and presentation or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Desired Education/Experience/Skills: bachelor’s degree; four to six years of administrative or program coordination experience; ability to professionally articulate verbal and written communications and must have excellent punctuation and grammar skills; demonstrated organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to work independently and on multiple projects simultaneously; advanced skills and extensive experience with Microsoft Office Suite; must be self-starter with good decision-making skills. Interest in or experience with Autism Program Coordination.

MSU is committed to achieving excellence through cultural diversity. The University actively encourages applications and/or nominations of women, persons of color, veterans and persons with disabilities.
MSU is an Affirmative Action, Equal opportunity Employer

Skills and Experiences

• Assist the Autism Spectrum Disorders evaluation and treatment programs at the MSU College of Human Medicine, Department of Pediatrics and Human Development and the MSU College of Education, Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology, & Special Education • Administrative lead for the BCBSM/BCN Approved Autism Evaluation Center (AAEC), MDCH Autism Grant and future grant and program proposals, educational outreach and planning and implementation of the autism services advisory board • Define and establish community-based relationships, participation in Michigan State Autism Council sub-committees and with autism foundations, committees and initiatives across the state to improve patient access to services • Ensure data reporting, compliance and documentation requirements for AAEC participation, MDCH Autism grant and future grant and program proposals, educational outreach and planning and implementation of the autism services advisory board • Coordinate with the staff at the Early Learning Institute, MSU’s early intervention program for children with autism spectrum disorders, to ensure communication between evaluation and treatment programs at MSU.