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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.

Responsibilities*

This new position for the College of Innovation and Technology (CIT) is designed to coordinate CIT recruitment activities, as well as provide support to all CIT students, including advising and assistance with student resources.

Recruitment

  • Marketing of CIT programs through specialized outreach, strategic communication, and cultivating professional contacts. Duties include building and strengthening relationships with community partners, facilitating information sessions, and making presentations to increase CIT Programs’ marketability and visibility.
  • Recruitment responsibilities include developing and executing PR, marketing, communication, and recruitment strategies, performing promotional campaigns and virtual recruitment events.
  • Engage in prospective student recruitment for the College and maintains liaison with all departments and individuals involved in the admissions process.
  • Analyze and assess the effectiveness of the recruiting campaigns.
  • Work with the Marketing and Digital Strategies Office to implement marketing and promotion materials to support the recruitment campaigns.
  • Develop public presentations designed to promote the College.
  • Represent CIT in a variety of student focused events and activities, including Open House, Preview events, campus tours, Resource Fairs, and Orientations.
  • Represent CIT at external recruitment events, including transfer events.
  • Support efforts to develop articulation agreements with other institutions.
  • Work in collaboration with CIT faculty and staff regarding recruitment strategies.

.Student Interaction

  • Design, initiate, and maintain regular interaction with prospective newly admitted, and continuing students in order to provide comprehensive academic advising that includes strategies to promote and increase persistence.
  • Utilize confidential information and conducts confidential conversations to provide these services.
  • Counsel students experiencing academic and/or financial difficulties, including those on academic and/or financial aid probation.
  • Advise students on course selection, graduation requirements, co-curricular opportunities, and student rights/responsibilities.
  • Work with students to create, monitor, assess, and update students’ academic course schedules and academic graduation plans.
  • Accept referrals from the campus community regarding student needs and issues and contacts students for advising meetings.
  • Assess student needs and refers students to appropriate university resources as warranted, and follows-up on those referrals including financial aid, tutorial support, writing support, psychological services, accessibility services, and career services.
  • Build strong working relationships with CIT faculty and staff.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A minimum of two years professional experience working with students in an academic setting, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • A minimum of two years professional experience with marketing and (or) recruiting.
  • One year or more experience in academic advising, preferably at the collegiate level.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgement and employ basic reasoning skills in responding to inquiries.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication and empathy.
  • Demonstrated polished presentation and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrated self-starter that is highly motivated.
  • Demonstrated appreciation for, and deep understanding of, diversity and inclusion.
  • The ability to authentically and professionally represent the mission, vision and values of the University of Michigan-Flint.
  • Availability for weekend and evening events, as well as the ability and willingness to travel as required.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience using direct email and web-based recruitment.
  • Demonstrated record of creating and implementing excellent student-centered programming.
  • Experience in planning and administering events.
  • Demonstrated understanding of data assessment and quality improvement techniques.
  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of University policies and practices.
  • Knowledge of Web Focus, Banner, Student Information System (SIS), and Degree Works.

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.