Apply Now Clicking "Apply Now" opens the link in a new window.

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.

Job Summary

The Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan is a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. The Ross School of Business mission is to develop leaders who make a positive difference in the world. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and innovation that improves business and society.

Ross is consistently ranked among the world's leading business schools. Academic degree programs include the BBA, MBA, Part-time MBA (Online, Evening, and Weekend formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.

Purpose The Stephen M. Ross School of Business launched an Online MBA Program in September 2019.  We are currently seeking a part-time Instructional Support Specialist to support the TO 535 for the Winter 2021 (December 2020 to April 2021).  The online program will include both asynchronous (on-demand) course material and synchronous (classroom) sessions. This individual will support both the Faculty Lead of the course and students.  

Brief course description: Effective management of digital systems and technologies is a requirement for organizations to succeed in the emerging Fourth Industrial Revolution. At the same time, many firms struggle with this emerging information technology management imperative. A key reason is that technology management capabilities – the ability of non-technical managers to effectively lead the development and operation of tech initiatives and processes – are not well developed. Developing these capabilities can thus provide a critical advantage in the workplace and is the central focus of this class. The principal objective of this course is to develop IT management competencies – to become “digitally fit” – to address opportunities and challenges in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.


  • Primary on demand contact for questions from students; provide one-on-one explanations of asynchronous course content and concepts via email, phone, or other remote methods.
  • Objective grading of assignments and exams.
  • Other non-instructional duties as determined by faculty.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduate degree or graduate coursework in (field of study)
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and multi-tasking skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a personal commitment to high quality work
  • Strong communication skills and ability to develop rapport with a diverse student population
  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision, and regularly exercise judgement in setting priorities

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with online education preferred

Additional Information

Work Location
The position will work remotely.   

Additional Information
This job posting is for a University of Michigan part-time temporary position. The duration of this position will be from December through April with the opportunity for repeated employment each time the course is taught. Total hours estimated at 60-90 hours for the duration of the course, exact cadence to be determined by Faculty Lead.

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion.  We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.


Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven days.  The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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