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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 University of Michigan Women in Science and Engineering (WISE) Program is a cooperative effort between the Office of the Provost, the College of Engineering, and the College of Literature, Sciences & Arts. The WISE Program is designed to increase the number of girls and women pursing degrees and careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics while fostering their future success. While the Women in Science and Engineering Programs are open to all students, they are designed to encourage and support women and girls.  WISE serves as a catalyst in the development of inclusive on-campus environments.  It introduces girls and women to concentrations and careers in STEM through a variety of programs, workshops, and enrichment activities.  It provides leadership opportunities to students on campus in STEM educational programs.  It contributes to research on underrepresented groups in STEM fields.


The WISE Program Project Intermediate Manager will serve as a member of the WISE staff and will have significant responsibilities in the day-to-day operations of the program.  These include the following:

  • Develop and implement STEM related programming for girls and women from K-12 through graduate school, including enrichment, academic development, professional development, and social support
  • Form connections and partnerships with other University departments, faculty, programs, offices, and student organizations
  • Oversee public communications including responding to phone and email inquiries, maintaining the WISE website and managing social media
  • Oversee the three WISE email groups providing students with information about either dedicated or related WISE events on campus or the community
  • Hire and mentor undergraduate and graduate students
  • Supervise interns working in our programs
  • Maintain data bases and track students participating in our programs
  • Create components of annual report
  • Represent the program and serve as a resource to the University and the larger community
  • Represent the program at local and national conferences
  • Assist in development, writing, and management of grants
  • Develop and manage program budgets

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Three to five years of progressively responsible experience in providing administrative or project development and support
  • Experience with event planning and implementation
  • Experience with website maintenance and social media
  • Experience with writing grant proposals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team
  • Familiarity with gender issues in academe and the workplace particularly STEM related
  • Comfortable speaking before large groups
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets

Desired Qualifications*

  • Graduate degree
  • Degree in a STEM field
  • Experience with M-Pathways systems and Concur and knowledge of UM policies and procedures
  • Experience with data analytics to be used in program development and assessment

Additional Information

This is a term limited position for one year.

Application Deadline

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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