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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 Office of Academic Multicultural Initiatives (OAMI) creates seamless pathways to college success through enrichment programming for academic enrichment, campus engagement, leadership development, and networking opportunities.  The Gap Year Success Partner (GSP) position works with undergraduate participants of OAMI's SuccessConnects program to provide mentorship and support to advance the level of student success. 


  • Provide small group coaching to 3rd and 4th year undergraduates based on major/career focus areas.
  • Develop workshops and curricular scope that meets the specific needs of the small group cluster(s) that address their interest areas, challenges, knowledge acquisition for information that can support growth and achievements.
  • Mentor/coach clusters or individual scholars to identify goals and strategies to achieve them.
  • Coordinate opportunities to build community and a supportive network of scholars.
  • Identify and coordinate resources, experiential opportunities, and resource connections to enhance student awareness and preparation for collegiate and post-baccalaureate opportunities.
  • Coordinate collaborations with campus resources that support student success.
  • Maintain database on students' participation.
  • Provide incentives for students participation.

Required Qualifications*

  • Student in Ph.D. or professional degree program at the University of Michigan or a gap year student affiliated with the SuccessConnects – Medicine partnershipPrimary programs include Health Careers; Law/Public Policy; Psychology/Social Work; STEM; Creative Arts (Music, Art); Political Science/Social Justice; Business, Architecture, Kinesiology
  • Possess functional knowledge of University of Michigan departments, programs and resources
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience in program development and coordination of groups/group dynamics
  • Basic evaluation and assessment skillset
  • Experience in working with diverse populations and identities
  • Demonstrated interest in student development, intercultural competencies, and academic enrichment.

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.