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Job Summary

 

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a dynamic, distinctive learning community that is consistently ranked among the world’s leading business schools. Ross develops ideas that shape - and people who lead - complex, global organizations.

Michigan Ross has ranked #1 or #2 in the world for leadership development for six consecutive years. The Sanger Leadership Center is the school’s leadership development center of excellence. Sanger serves the leadership development needs of more than 3,000 students across all academic programs at Michigan Ross.

PROGRAMS RELEVANT TO THIS POSITION

Innovation Jam is an action-based, two-day experience aimed at delivering innovative solutions to a Fortune 500 company. Students will learn and apply leadership and teamwork skills as well as tools that drive innovation and creativity within a team setting. Innovation Jam is a required part of the orientation curriculum for Part-Time Weekend MBA students, and an optional program for Part-Time Evening MBAs.

Impact Challenge, a four-day experience engages students in an intense and rewarding leadership and learning experience, challenging students to think creatively, achieve audacious goals, and meet aggressive deadlines while working with community partners to meet a community-identified need in Detroit. Impact Challenge is a part of orientation curriculum for the Full-Time MBA program.

Responsibilities*

Part-Time Program Coordinator (January 29-August 31, 2018)

The Program Coordinator will support Sanger throughout two major action based learning events; the Part Time MBA Innovation Jam and the Full Time MBA Impact Challenge. This person will report to the Associate Director(s) of the Sanger Leadership Center and work collaboratively on both project planning teams for 18 hours a week for 31 weeks.

The Program Coordinator will assist with event planning and program design in collaboration with other Program Coordinators. This person will be a key contributor on a highly collaborative team that is known for its ambitious, innovative approach to leadership development. Responsibilities include:

  • Developing and executing detailed logistical plans

  • Researching, identifying and securing faculty, subject matter experts, and other presenters.

  • Coordinating and securing facilities, catering, supplies, transportation, and printing

  • Acting as a representative to sponsoring companies and organizations

  • Managing on-site logistics

  • Preparing and administering budgets

  • Assist with selecting and overseeing temporary support staff

Desired Qualifications*

  • Ability to multi-task, organize workload, and exercise discretion.

  • Demonstrated accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Positive customer service-oriented attitude, flexibility and the ability to work both independently and as a team member.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively and follow written and verbal instructions.

  • Contributes to a positive work community by approaching work with diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind; treats others with respect, dignity, and in a manner where individuals feel they belong; listens, values feedback, and learns from the perspectives of others.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to relate to and assist with sponsoring/external companies and organizations.

  • Able to work professionally with the public and with other units of the School and University and to serve as a representative of the Ross School of Business as needed.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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