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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

This new position for the College of Innovation and Technology (CIT) is designed to provide marketing and recruitment support for CIT programs, as well as high level administrative support for their day to day functions. The successful candidate will work independently to design and implement a networking strategy to recruit prospective students, advise prospective applicants about educational planning and career opportunities; and provide administrative support to the CIT Dean and faculty.

Responsibilities*

Program Recruitment and Marketing

  • Design, recommend, and implement an annual plan of recruitment activities while maintaining the marketing budget. Provide regular reports to the Dean on recruitment activities and prospects.
  • Conduct events, such as open house, orientations, as well as attend recruitment and educational events/fairs. Facilitate presentations to student groups.
  • Use independent judgment to market CIT programs within the industry and among potential employers, including contacting local and regional companies and offering meetings to discuss the CIT program offerings.
  • Independently support the CIT website content according to University procedures and policies.
  • Respond to inquiries from prospective students as well as community and industry partners.

Administrative and Student Support

  • Use independent judgment to present and evaluate various courses of action to provide high level administrative support for all CIT programs, including, but not limited to: communication with students and faculty, petitioning process, Student Code of Academic and Professional Conduct, student grievance procedures.
  • Maintain accreditation documents and assist with preparation of program reviews
  • Coordinate and participate in the process of screening, interviewing, and hiring process for faculty, staff, and student employees.
  • Process and maintain faculty appointments.
  • Process Catalog changes according to University procedures and policies.
  • Assist faculty with preparation of documents and reviews.
  • Develop and prepare reports as needed.
  • Provide student support and process academic deficiencies.
  • Schedule and maintain enrollment and advising documentation

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in a field related to the job responsibilities.
  • Minimum 3 years of proven experience working with student programs including marketing/promotion, recruitment, and retention activities in higher education.
  • Ability to travel for recruitment, marketing, and promotion of academic programs as needed.
  • Demonstrated self-starter that is highly motivated.
  • Flexibility to work after regular office hours and/or weekends as needed.
  • Proven excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Proven interpersonal skills and adherence to the applicable privacy and confidentiality regulations.
  • Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
  • The ability to authentically and professionally represent the mission, vision and values of the University of Michigan-Flint.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Demonstrated understanding of data, assessment, and innovative technology.
  • Some experience with updating website content.
  • Some understanding of budgeting and financial management.
  • Master’s Degree preferred.
  • Demonstrated record of creating and implementing excellent programming, creating marketing and contact strategies.
  • Demonstrated record of delivering presentations.

Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks.  Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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