Essential Functions: Job Purpose:Supports execution of all activities related to the Levin Center at Wayne Law. Coordinates a variety of programs and activities that advance in-depth, fact-based, bipartisan oversight of public and private sector activities and strengthen the integrity, transparency, and accountability of public and private institutions through academic programming, training's, workshops, and scholarship. Reports to the Director of the Levin Center.This is a grant funded position.Essential Functions:Develop and carry out program activities in accordancewith the mission of the Levin Center, including oversight workshops and panels, legislative capacity building activities, online video learning, course work, conferences, seminars, and academic research.Monitor non-general fund and grant accounts. Responsible for the processing of travel requests and purchasing and budget/expense management and reporting.Serve as a representative for Levin Center both within and outside the Law School interacting with Faculty Advisory Committee and External Advisory Board, the Law School and University administrations, students, community and legislative leaders. Serve as the point of contact for the public with respect to the Levin Center, including screening and managing general email, mail, and phone calls, responding to inquiries, and referring inquiries to appropriate parties.Provide statistical and qualitative analysis of Levin Center performance. Institute best practices that will allow the program to grow with a focus on increasing and expanding participation, retention, and acquisition.Provide administrative support for Levin Center. Identify and resolve operational problems and initiate follow-up actions on pending matters.Act as official secretary for the Faculty Advisory Committee and External Advisory Board. Collect, archive, and maintain official Levin Center materials, including Committee and Board minutes, programming announcements and materials, updates, and press releases. Draft and edit content for the Levin Center website, news releases and social media posts asneeded.Institute best practices that will allow the program to grow with a focus on increasing and expanding participation, retention, and acquisition.Perform other related duties as required.
Qualifications: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSBachelor's degree in business or closely related fieldfrom an accredited college or university required. Juris Doctor degree or other advanced degree (M.B.A. or M.A.) preferred.Minimum 2 years of job-related experience required.Leadership in and fundraising experience in the nonprofit sector strongly preferred. Experience with federal, state and/or local legislatures preferred. Experience in budgeting and fiscal management preferred.Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:General business, analytical and financial skills. Must be able to handle all financial transactions and budgets.Problem solver with good judgment, high ethical standards, and common sense.Strong organizational skills and organizational experience, including program development, communications, marketing and fundraising. Ability to liaison with multiple groups and individuals, carry out complex scheduling. Able to set priorities, monitor progress toward goals, and implement strategies to move organization forward.Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and work successfully with diverse groups, including faculty, staff and Levin Center stakeholders. Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills, including ability to draft and edit content for the Center's website and for news releases and social media posts.Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.Experience with website design and editing preferred.
Internal Number: 76_208128
About Wayne State University
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.