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The University of Michigan Wolverine Pathways is seeking a knowledgeable candidate to serve as District Facilitator . Wolverine Pathways was established to increase high school rates, college acceptance and retention rates of academically promising scholars. The District Facilitator will provide exemplary service to the districts of Ypsilanti, Southfield, and/or Detroit by traveling to individual schools to meet with students, teachers, counselors, social workers, parents and administratively support students within their schools. The District Facilitator will also be the primary contact person for relationship between the school and the program.
Note: This is a two year term-limited position
Coordinate a variety of projects, functions and program components (e.g. meetings, inservice events, etc.) in a timely fashion
Maintain a wide variety of manual and electronic documents, files and records (e.g. student data, school information, etc.) providing up-to-date information and historical reference in accordance with established program guidelines and legal requirements
Monitor a variety of schools on behalf of assigned Administrator (e.g. student behavior and acedemics)
Participates in a variety of meetings, workshops and trainings for the purpose of providing or receiving information, maintaining community and parent engagement and support the needs of the students
Procures supplies and materials, maintaining availability of required items for schools
Research a variety of topics (e.g. current practices, policies, education codes, etc.) in order to provide information and recommendations
Respond to a variety of inquiries from internal and external parties (e.g. staff, parents, students, public agencies, etc.) in order to provide information or direction
Schedule a wide variety of activities (e.g. appointments, meetings, workshops, facility usage, etc.) for programs working under limited supervision following standardized practices and methods,leading, guiding and coordinating others
Perform other related duties as assigned to ensure the efficient and effective functioning of the program
Bachelor's degree in relevant concentration
Some experience with administration/management
Must believe in the transformative power of education
Must have a keen interest in social equity and justice
Some experience with student or group counseling
Desire to be an advocate for the development of students
Be highly recommended by a least 4 professional associates
Must be able to attend precession training day and submit precession training assignments and materials
Specific abilitybased competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: communicating with diverse groups, displaying tact and courtesy, maintaining confidentiality, setting priorties, being attentive to detail, establishing and maintaining effective working relationships, working as part of a team and working with frequent interruptions
Excellent communication and problem solving skills
Social work background
Experience with project or organizational programming and implementation
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169559
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