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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 MO 533 Leading People and Organizations course for the Winter 2021 term (January through mid-February).  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: This course equips students to improve their effectiveness as a manager by introducing frameworks for understanding organizational processes and providing experiences to apply these frameworks.  This field is at the intersection of several social science disciplines and focuses on applying their insights to solving organizational problems and building organizational competencies. 


  • Primary contact for questions from students; provide one-on-one and group explanations of course content and concepts via email, phone, discussion boards or other remote methods.
  • Grade assignments and exams.
  • Other duties as determined by faculty.

Required Qualifications*

  • Graduate degree or coursework in organizational behavior, psychology, sociology, or management
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a personal commitment to high quality work
  • Self-starter
  • Strong communication skills and ability to facilitate classroom discussion


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 mid-December through the end of February 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.