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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 (Weekend and Online formats), Executive MBA, Global MBA, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management, Master of Management, Master of Business Analytics and PhD. In addition, the school delivers open-enrollment and custom executive education programs targeting general management, leadership development, and strategic human resource management.

About the Department

The Ross School of Business One Year Master's Programs Office manages a dynamic portfolio of professional Master's degree programs that develop trained, marketable graduates in . Current programs include the top-ranked Master of Management, Master of Accounting, Master of Supply Chain Management and the new Master of Business Analytics. An inviolable priority is to serve students well as they navigate a transformational experience that enhances their abilities and value, preparing them for a successful career beyond their next job. Our office also focuses on launching and managing new Ross one year master's degree programs. This is an activity requiring broad-based skills to address challenges as they arise. As we mature programs toward a steady state, the development of efficient procedures is required. Our team is small but effective in managing both of our office goals, working together with a customer focus and taking pride in ourselves and our students.


In this role, you will be dedicated to executing the marketing and recruitment efforts of the Ross One Year Master's Programs; reporting directly to the Managing Director, One Year Master’s Program. You will contribute to our positive and inclusive work community by building trusting partnerships across the school, continually learning, creating impactful experiences, and working with a sense of ownership for outcomes.  

Approaches this work with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind; treating others with respect, dignity, and in a manner where individuals feel they belong; listens, values feedback, and learns from the perspectives of others. The Ross School of Business mission is to build a better world through business. For more information on Ross, visit For a full job description, check out this LINK.


  • Coordinate recruitment efforts, working with the Assistant Director of Admissions to create an annual strategic recruitment plan for all One Year Master's Programs.

  • Identify competitor sets for each program and manage registration, travel and budget related to attendance at graduate school fairs, job fairs, information sessions and the hosting of prospective students.

  • Counsel and manager prospective students and their support system(s) regarding admission requirements and the application process.

  • Lead efforts to plan and host prospective and admitted student events.

  • Maintain accurate prospective student records, tracking demographic information, event attendance, student status and general correspondence.

  • Be the primary One Year Master's Programs liaison to Ross Marketing and Communications regarding all online and printed program marketing material, gauging and assessing the effectiveness of collateral with prospective students.

  • Coordinate with Ross Marketing and Communications and the Assistant Director of Admissions, One Year Master's Programs to ensure MATR/Non MATR applicant surveys.

  • Manage and edit compelling, creative content and images for social media channels, email communication, newsletters, website and social media channels.

  • Research and post relevant social media content, monitoring and responding to posts to grow the social community and drive user engagement.

  • Collect metrics from events and marketing efforts; analyze data to better understand strengths and weaknesses in programming and marketing efforts.

  • Maintain relationships with guidance counselors, career services representatives and professors at target universities, keeping them updated on program news and advancements.

  • Cultivate relationships with faculty and staff in non-Ross University of Michigan units, exploring opportunities for One Year Master's Program students.

Required Qualifications*

  • 2+ years of relevant experience and a Bachelor's degree in a related field or an equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Intermediate project or event management experience within higher education or business/corporate community

  • Intermediate experience in fiscal management and in preparing and monitoring budgets and reconciling expenses

Additional Information


In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off

  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting

  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance

  • Life insurance

  • Long-term disability coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses


Salary Information

The salary range for this position is $41,000-$46,000.  Candidates can expect to be paid a competitive and equitable salary.  Factors used to determine salary include experience, knowledge and skills for the position.  All candidates are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor alignment and transparency throughout the recruiting process.


Additional Information

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.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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


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.