Leads the vision for and development of programs that ensure students enrolled in or graduated from CMU-authorized charter schools are successful in college, work and life. To ensure this outcome is met, this position serves as a liaison between The Governor John Engler Center for Charter Schools and Central Michigan University (CMU). This position is responsible for strengthening the Center's relationships and networks with various CMU departments and providing design, support, implementation, management and evaluation of initiatives that positively impact the lives of students enrolled in or graduated from CMU-authorized charter schools. This position represents CMU with other charter school authorizers, management, education organizations, education leaders, state agencies, legal counsel, university offices and other staff as needed.
Bachelor's degree. Five years of related experience. Successful experience working with students that are underrepresented in college environments. Belief that all students can succeed regardless of external circumstances. Experience working with diverse stakeholders. Ability to inspire prospective students. Knowledge of or experience in public educational institutions. Excellent interpersonal, written and oral communication skills. Ability to travel as required. Ability to manage multiple assignments with competing priorities while maintaining attention to detail. Ability to represent CMU in a positive, professional and innovative manner while upholding its core values. Deep understanding of CMU admissions philosophy and practices. Ability to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
"CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie)."
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About Central Michigan University
Founded 125 years ago, Central Michigan University is a major, national university with 26,000 students, more than 30 remote locations in the U.S. and Canada, and 225,000 alumni worldwide.CMU offers more than 200 academic programs at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels. Academic excellence is found in programs considered among the best in the nation, such as engineering, information systems, neuroscience, physician assistant, physical therapy, sales, logistics, fashion merchandising and design, advertising, marketing, public relations, and broadcasting. Central has been a pioneer in extended learning for nearly 50 years, and its online programs for undergraduates and the military, as well as its online MBA and online graduate education for teachers and school leaders, are nationally ranked.Central Michigan University expands its academics with immersive, hands-on opportunities such as research, volunteering, study abroad, internships and leadership experiences. The fourth-largest university in Michigan began with the mission of addressing a demand for teachers prepared and qualified to lead classrooms and educate future generations. That commitment to fulfil...ling unmet needs continues today through many newer programs, including our College of Medicine, which in May 2017 graduated its first class of doctors dedicated to serving medically underserved communities.Employees have access to fitness facilities and a nationally recognized wellness program as well as health care and benefits that exceed regional, state and national norms.With student-athletes who are expected to perform equally well in the classroom and on the field, CMU is a member of the NCAA Division I Mid-American Conference. CMU Athletics regularly earns accolades for student excellence in the classroom (almost 30 percent of our students were honored in spring 2017 for GPAs of 3.5 or higher) and on the field, with frequent men’s and women’s championship seasons in sports such as football, basketball, gymnastics, field hockey, soccer, baseball and softball, and wrestling. Central is located in a quaint, tight-knit community in the heart of central lower Michigan. Our community offers a robust mix of outdoor opportunities, family attractions, restaurants and brew pubs. Mount Pleasant’s small-town life is complemented by cultural activities on campus, including concerts, plays and guest speakers. Mount Pleasant is an hour or two from most Michigan destination spots, including Detroit, Grand Rapids, Lansing and Ann Arbor, as well as the state’s sunset beaches, golf and ski resorts, and our famous “Up North” communities, state parks and lakes.