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Job Summary

University of Michigan Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

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 build a better world through business. Through thought and action, members of the Ross community drive change and new ideas that improve business and society.

About the Institute

The Tauber Institute for Global Operations is a joint program between the Ross School of Business and the College of Engineering working to transform graduates into leaders who can solve complex operations, supply chain, and technology-based challenges through an enhanced rigorous curriculum at the intersection of business and engineering with industry-advised leadership training and an applied multidisciplinary experience at a leading global enterprise.

The Institute is looking for a Team Project Manager to head all aspects of completing the Tauber Institute's prestigious Team Project student experience. You will report to the Managing Director of the Institute.

You Will:

Team Projects

  • Advise 60-70 students and 20-30 sponsor company representatives annually.
  • Review and revise all team project materials to ensure relevance and accuracy (Team Project brochure, Team Project Resume book, Team Project Guide).
  • Provide materials to guide/assist students in their preparation of team project deliverables.
  • Evaluate and improve a structured program between industry sponsors, faculty, and students.
  • Organize logistics for all team project related events
  • Work with Managing Director and Associate Director to review student resumes
  • Help review project matching algorithm results to achieve high satisfaction for both students and sponsors
  • Manage Curricular Practical Training (CPT) process for international students
  • Ensure all student project deliverables are submitted on time and complete
  • Review faculty expense reports for approval by Managing Director
  • Manage all Spotlight! event logistics
  • Find an appropriate venue and negotiate contract terms with vendor
  • Reports out to Tauber Co-Directors on team project matters
  • Find and secure qualified Team Dynamics coaches and negotiate contract and deliverables
  • Find and secure Communications Coaches from the College of Engineering and Ross School of Business and negotiate contract and deliverables
  • Recruit other resources (e.g., Kresge Librarians) to assist students on team projects

Student Relationships

  • Conduct student resume reviews along with other Tauber staff
  • Ensure student engagement documents are completed
  • Gather employment information from graduating students and compile statistics for publication and distribution

Personal & Professional

  • Assist Tauber Institute co-workers on team-based projects (e.g., Orientation, Leadership Advantage modules, IAB Meetings).
  • Pursue personal development activities to improve skills.

You Have:

  • A bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is necessary.
  • Sense of tact and diplomacy.
  • Project management
  • Team-oriented, flexible, and customer-service-oriented.
  • Write for a variety of audiences and experience communicating about and promoting programs.
  • Contribute to our positive and inclusive work community by building trusting partnerships across the school, learning, creating impactful experiences, and working for outcomes. Approach this work with a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion in mind; treat others with dignity, and in a manner where individuals feel they belong; listen, values feedback, and learns from the perspectives of others.

Benefits at the University of Michigan

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 (Vacation, Holidays, Season Days)
  • 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
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Ross Onsite Fitness Center

Salary Information: The general salary range for this position is $43,000-$49,000. You can expect to be paid a competitive and equitable salary. Factors used to determine salary include experience for the position. You are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor understanding and transparency throughout the recruiting process.

Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who grow 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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.