Major Duties: General summary: Builds collaborative early college programs in regions served by WMUx.- Plans and creates University early college entities at regional locations. Forms new, sustainable and strong relationships between the University, other colleges and universities, employers and K-12 partners.- Collaborates with school districts and communities to maximize opportunities, outcomes and scalability.- Responsible for locating grant opportunities, writing proposals, and administering awarded funds.- Creates systems of support for early college students to ensure their success at the University, including designing an online soft skills course and ensuring the appropriate delivery of the courses.- Creates and manages content of online and hybrid soft skills courses for early college students.- Assesses, evaluates and reports on success, retention and conversion of students.
Minimum Qualifications: - Master's degree in related field from an accredited institution.- Five years' relevant experience.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
Internal Number: 352_57724
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.