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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.

Job Summary

The Dean’s Fellowship is a 9-month fellowship awarded to a recent graduate with career aspirations in Higher Education. This fellowship offers an in-depth experience to the behind the scenes work that the college does on a daily basis. The Fellow will have specific unit rotations to complete projects during their peak times of productivity. Units include: Academic Affairs, LSA Student Recruitment, HR, Special Projects given by the LSA Chief of Staff or Dean Martin, Undergraduate Education, and the LSA Opportunity Hub. Additionally, the Fellow will have the opportunity to develop their professional skills when working closely with heads of respective units. Overall, this Fellowship is designed to give recent graduates an immersive role in the LSA administration, which will provide the knowledge and experience for the fellow to move onto other higher education positions or higher education graduate programs.


The Fellow will be given projects from the Dean’s Office to assist with on a weekly basis and are as follows:

Assisting Dean Martin with student outreach activities

Attend LSA events in a supporting role

Complete projects with the units provided above

Participate on LSA committee business by scribing meetings, preparing agendas, and overall assistance to the committee

Help with special projects within the LSA Opportunity Hub as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Applicant must have graduated with the class of 2016 or 2017

Good time management skills

Good flexibility with working on different projects at the same time

Desired Qualifications*

Some knowledge and experience working in a college administration setting

Willingness to learn about the college administrative process

Plans to attend graduate programs in higher education in near future

Additional Information

The mission of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is to achieve preeminence in creating, preserving, and applying knowledge and academic values, and to enrich the lives of students and transform them into leaders and citizen who challenge the present and illuminate the future. We seek teammates who share a commitment to our Guiding Principles and to creating a campus environment where all students, faculty, and staff feel welcomed, valued, and where all are able to take full advantage of the resources and opportunities that make LSA the premier public liberal arts institution.

The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.

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To learn more about LSA’s Guiding Principles visit

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.  The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by: 

  • Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences. 
  • Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.