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.
Programming: Develop, promote, plan, and implement CES and CCPS disciplinary, cross-disciplinary, and cross-regional programs and manage project budgets. Working with the WCEE director, CES Advisory Committee, and CCPS Steering Committee, organize lectures, conferences, symposia, and films, and oversee staff providing logistical and technical support (e.g., room scheduling, media equipment, A-V recording, etc.). Provide visitor services (travel, visa, honoraria, per diem payments, hosting arrangements, itineraries). Develop and review project budgets and initiate and track financial transactions for CES and CCPS programs. Coordinate CES and CCPS faculty committees and communications with faculty. Organize and participate in staff meetings and cross-center planning. (50%)
Prepare and edit copy for reports, publications, websites, and other publicity for CES and CCPS activities and assist with the preparation of CCPS publications. Develop and oversee maintenance of specialized CES e-mail groups. Advertise events and academic programs through e-mail communication, print publications, and social media. Manage the CES and CCPS Facebook and Twitter accounts, and announcement blogs. (25%)
Provide staff support to the WCEE associate director to implement CES and CCPS undergraduate and graduate academic programs and student funding opportunities in partnership with II Academic Services. (10%)
Grant Management: Assist the WCEE director with proposals to external and U-M funding sources as needed. (5%)
Development: Work with the WCEE director and LSA Advancement to explore potential gift opportunities and plan development events as needed. Prepare copy and information for annual CCPS Kopernikana newsletter, and communicate with donors. (10%)
Bachelor’s degree in International Studies or related field, or experience and training in the field of European or East European studies; excellent communication and English language skills; ability to handle a variety of tasks and meet deadlines; ability to work occasional evenings and weekends; knowledge of Microsoft Office and Google Suite.
A Master’s degree in European or East European Studies or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; proficiency in at least one language of the region; one year University of Michigan experience with knowledge of University policies, rules, and administrative procedures (or equivalent).
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.
The salary range for the position is $40,000-$50,000, please note a higher salary may be offered based on equity and the selected candidate's experience.
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.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.
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