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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

This position is a member of the Degree Audit and Examinations unit within the Office of the Registrar and reports directly to the Assistant Registrar for Degree Audit and Examinations. Its primary responsibilities include identifying and analyzing academic program requirements, encoding and maintaining accurate degree audit structures in People Soft, and providing secondary support for placement and classroom exams that are administered or processed through the Office of the Registrar.

The successful candidate is one who enjoys working with complex and multi-layered problems, has excellent attention to detail, likes work that is logical and methodical, and is comfortable working on multiple projects simultaneously. The position requires a high level of organizational skills and the ability to work autonomously and within a team.


Research degree audit related information and/or issues with administrative and academic units across campus, including identification of degree requirement changes to academic programs.

Analyze new and existing programs to determine the best encoding practices for individual requirements.

Encode and maintain degree audit structures in People Soft for all schools and colleges on campus.

Troubleshoot currently encoded programs to include changes and corrections to encoding.

Maintain and update in Wolverine Access course lists used for various degree requirements across campus.

Organize, update and maintain all documentation, including uploading updated documents to the Office of the Registrar website.

Provide backup support for Office of the Registrar examination activities by processing, scoring, and reporting placement and classroom exams and uploading exam results into MPathways.

Assist in other activities within the Degree Audit and Examinations unit and the Office of the Registrar as needed.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Ability to effectively communicate specific and detailed information, both verbally and in writing.

Positive customer service-oriented attitude. 

Excellent attention to detail and strong organizational skills.

Strong time management, analytical, problem-solving, and multi-tasking skills. 

Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, as appropriate.

Demonstrated ability to develop good working relationships with internal and external constituency groups and to work collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment.

Ability to be flexible and adapt to change. 

Desired Qualifications*

Experience working in an academic setting highly desirable, preferably in the area of student degree programs or curriculum.

Experience working with MPathways/Wolverine Access Student Administration Systems.

Understanding of degree program requirements.

Understanding of procedures and systems related to the record function in MPathways in order to identify and resolve complex inquiries and problems.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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