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.
The Graduate Recruitment and Admissions Coordinator supports the Office of Recruitment and Admissions within the College of Engineering Office of Student Affairs. This position will oversee the graduate application review process, including management of the application review specialists. The responsibilities also include program coordination, data collection, and special project assignments. Other tasks include may include the annual graduate enrollment projection process across all engineering departments, ad hoc data requests and computation, query management in Business Objects, M Reports, UGrab, and MPathway systems.
Manage the application review process for various Engineering Graduate Programs. Recruit, hire, train, and supervise the application review specialists for each department while managing key relationships with staff and faculty involved in the selection process. Follow up with admitted students.
Coordinating the Graduate Application Fee Waiver process. Issuing fee waivers to competitive applicants and coordinating fee waivers issued by departments. Working with department representatives to create emails, issue waivers, and track data.
Work with multiple members of OSA to send out targeted emails to prospective graduate students
Co-lead national conference planning, including project management, logistics, and tracking.
Performing other duties as assigned to support ORA and the Office of Student Affairs.
Bachelors degree with at least 3 years of experience in higher education and management experience. Strong cross-cultural interpersonal and writing skills are necessary, including public speaking skills and the ability to present the College and University in an effective way to diverse populations. Demonstrated ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
Michigan Engineering’s vision is to be the world’s preeminent college of engineering serving the common good. This global outlook, leadership focus and service commitment permeate our culture. Our vision is supported by a mission and values that, together, provide the framework for all that we do. Information about our vision, mission and values can be found at: http://strategicvision.engin.umich.edu/ .
The University of Michigan has a storied legacy of commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI). The Michigan Engineering component of the University’s comprehensive, five-year, DEI strategic plan—along with updates on our programs and resources dedicated to ensuring a welcoming, fair and inclusive environment—can be found at: http://www.engin.umich.edu/college/about/diversity.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 175965
About University of Michigan - Ann Arbor
A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.