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.
Provide academic advising to current and potential majors, minors, transfers and others, providing advice and counsel on major declaration, course planning, degree requirement, UM policy and procedure, non-academic factors affecting academic performance, etc.
Establish effective communications with students about events and opportunities relevant for their degree and career advancement, such as research, job, and grad school opportunities, scholarships and awards, drop deadlines, etc.
Develop surveys and other means to assess student needs, coordinating additional services for students with other student service units on campus including ELC, SLC, OSSA, SSD, CAPS, Wolverine wellness, ECRC, etc.
In consultation with the Associate Chair and relevant course instructors, select awards, scholarships and College of Engineering honors and awards recipients.
Undergraduate Program Support:
Assist the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education with all aspects of the undergraduate program as needed.
Coordinate preparation for and participate in undergraduate events: Majors Fair, Engineering 100, ChE Spring banquet, Welcome Reception, ChE Town Halls, EAC Career Fair, prospective student campus visits, transfer orientation meetings etc.
Promote the ChE major to potential students by planning and attending events, and creating promotional materials
Manage alumni data and interface with alumni for various undergraduate career and course needs such as alumni panels, career fair workshop, alumni counseling visits, sourcing job opportunities, etc.
Accreditation and Data Reporting
Work collaboratively with faculty and ChE administrative staff to manage all ABET processes and procedures
Work collaboratively with ChE UG Office staff member to run reports on undergraduate data and prepare figures and charts for the Associate Chair for Undergraduate Education.
Maintain all student academic records and data and reports to constituencies as needed.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree with three years’ experience in academic advising or directing student services.
Must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and have the ability to both lead and function as a member of a team with occasional weekend and evening hours.
Must demonstrate clear attention to detail and strong organizational skills, as well as the ability to multi-task and work well independently without supervision and exercise initiative.
Must be willing to work with a diverse student population on a one-on-one basis.
Working knowledge of FERPA, Title IX, and other related federal regulation as well as a familiarity with UM school specific academic policies and procedures.
Proficiency in Business Objects, Microsoft Office Suite, and Google Organizational Tools (Calendar, Docs, Sheets, etc.) and other applicable programs.
Master’s degree in Engineering, Higher Education Student Affairs, Counseling, or related field.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.
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 stories 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 environment – can be found at: https://www.engin.umich.edu/about/diversity/.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
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