A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
The University of Michigan is a world leader in the field of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The university seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives, and ways of knowing and learning.
Coordinate a variety of projects, functions and program components (e.g. meetings, in-service events, etc.) in a timely fashion.
Maintain a wide variety of manual and electronic documents, files, and records (e.g. student data, school information, etc.), providing up-to-date information and historical reference in accordance with established program guidelines and legal requirements.
Check and respond to/send professional and appropriate email correspondence on a regular basis.
Monitor scholar academics, attendance, and citizenship at their schools.
Participate in a variety of meetings, workshops, and trainings for the purpose of providing or receiving information, maintaining community and parent engagement, and supporting the needs of the students.
Procure supplies and materials for sites.
Research a variety of topics (e.g. current practices, policies, education codes, etc.) in order to provide information and recommendations.
Respond to a variety of inquiries from internal and external parties (e.g. staff, parents, students, public agencies, etc.) in order to provide information or direction.
Schedule a wide variety of activities (e.g. appointments, meetings, workshops, facility usage, etc.) for program.
Working under limited supervision following standardized practices and methods; and leading, guiding, and coordinating others.
Facilitate meetings, conversations, or activities with various staff or students.
Facilitate middle and high school students through activities throughout the day.
Help plan scholar schedule, teacher schedule, menu, team building activities, and assemblies each instructional session along with the District Facilitator for the optimal educational impact on scholars.
Input data into computer systems including, but not limited to microsoft excel, google sheets, and database applications.
Build working relationships with staff, students, educators, administration, and parents.
Assist in recording attendance of hundreds of students, while upholding and enforcing the attendance policy.
Thoughtfully plan balanced meals by selecting and coordinating caterers. Schedule the delivery and/or purchase of food for breakfast, lunch, and snacks.
Delegate tasks to interns to complete daily program functions efficiently.
Assist with technology on a microscale; help to move, setup, and prepare laptops and other technology as needed.
Follow a schedule and assist other staff and students keep the schedule while on site.
Take notes while in meetings.
Organize documents both physically and virtually for efficiency.
Collaborate with other staff to troubleshoot a variety of situations, to include: issues with building facilities, scholars, educators, parents, and technology.
Assist with event planning.
Order supplies, technology, and services as needed by the program.
Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the program.
Some experience with administration/management.
Must believe in the transformative power of education.
Has a keen interest in social equity and justice.
Some experience with student or group advising.
Desire to be an advocate for the development of students.
Excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Specific ability-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups; displaying tact and courtesy; maintaining confidentiality; setting priorities; being attentive to detail; establishing and maintaining effective working relationships; working as part of a team; and working with frequent interruptions.
Must be able to attend pre-session training day and submit pre-session training assignments and materials.
Experience with project or organizational programing and implementation.
Wolverine Pathways is a unit under the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For..." survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.