How to Apply
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.
ABOUT THE STEPHEN M. ROSS SCHOOL OF BUSINESS
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.
Ross students develop their leadership talent through action-based learning programs that connect the world of ideas to the world of practice. Action-based learning is a creative, interactive experience that integrates individual preparation, team-based projects, and classroom discussion effectively utilizing advanced information technology. The Multidisciplinary Action Projects (MAP) program exemplifies the Ross commitment to building bridges between the academic environment and the world of business practice. This collaborative process benefits our students, faculty, and sponsoring organizations.
The Program Coordinator’s primary function is to assist with the operational and administrative work of the MAP program, which is managed by the Office of Action-Based Learning (OABL). This individual will support the administrative activities of this academic course to 1) create a positive educational experience for students and faculty and 2) ensure a favorable engagement for the program sponsors (corporations, nonprofits and entrepreneurial companies) that host Ross students.
Areas of responsibility will include:
Marketing and Communications
Coordinating marketing efforts to promote the MAP program to prospective sponsors and students
Drafting and administering communications with MAP sponsors, faculty, staff, and students
Monitoring the department email address and responding to questions from students and sponsors
Systematically updating existing and creating new sponsor, faculty and student project onboarding materials
Planning and coordinating events for the MAP program
Assisting with scheduling of rooms and meetings
Compliance and Travel/Expense Process Management
Supporting the administration of University compliance processes
Planning and coordinating student travel for up to 200 students to as many as 20 different international destinations which includes researching visa requirements, facilitating visa processing, and ensuring students complete travel health and safety protocols
Administering student expense processes
Data and Technology Management
Maintaining and updating program records
Preparing departmental reports around key program metrics
Updating and maintaining online platforms that support and enable MAP operations
Bachelor’s degree and at least 3 years of relevant progressive work experience in project or program coordination, or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Ability to professionally interact with corporate sponsors, students, and faculty while representing the Office of Action Based Learning in a positive, enthusiastic manner
Ability to navigate ambiguity
Demonstrated ability to identify problems and present solutions
Self-motivated and detail-oriented with excellent communication skills
Familiarity and comfort with business terminology
Ability to work independently and function well in a team environment
Quick learner with the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Proficient in MS Office applications and Google Apps and have experience with other web-based tools and platforms. Experience with Canvas, Qualtrics, and CRM software is a plus.
Advanced Excel skills
Background in program and event coordination
Experience with international travel logistics
Background in travel and expense and/or finance process management as well as general bookkeeping and accounting
Experience with system and process development and implementation
Knowledge of University of Michigan practices and policies
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.