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.
The English Department at the University of Michigan is one of the top ranked English Departments in the nation and the Undergraduate Curriculum Coordinator serves as a member of our Undergraduate Office team.
This position is responsible for implementing the curriculum on a term-by-term basis, working closely with the Undergraduate Director and Undergraduate Administrator. This position has high level of contact with faculty and students.
Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Curriculum Planning & Implementation:
Time Schedule – creating & updating the time schedule in MPathways.
Room Scheduling (special needs, etc.)
Manage English Department classrooms & scheduling
Work with UG Dir. on faculty teaching assignments
Coordinate “meet together” & “cross-listed” courses with other units
Process course approvals (CARFS)
Manage course descriptions
Liaison with Registrar’s Office, Scheduling, Advising, Records Office
Market courses across campus
Provide Primary Support to the English Honors Program:
Work closely with the Honors Director
Oversee application process & correspondence
Assist with planning Honors Symposium & pre-commencement activities
Assist in coordination & event planning for Honors Program Distinguished Speaker
Coordinate and maintain files & information
Provide Primary Support to the Undergraduate Creative Writing Program:
Work closely with UG Creative Writing Director
Manage/oversee declaration and course selection process
Manage/oversee minor email groups
Order E&E evaluations
Manage Grade Reports
Collect & post course descriptions
Process course permissions, room changes, manage final exam information, troubleshoot textbook ordering
Respond to inquiries & needs of faculty
Student services support:
Provide support to the Undergraduate English Association (UEA)
Assist with planning UG pre-commencement activities
Process student declarations
Plan & promote events for UG Office
Process UG financial awards
Perform ad hoc advising
Work on ad hoc committee at department & college level
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated customer service skills.
Reasonable knowledge of University policies, rules and administrative procedures relating to student affairs.
Ability to relate to a diverse group of faculty, staff and students.
Ability to work both independently and in teams.
Ability to be flexible in dealing with a changing environment and be willing to learn new skills and take on new projects.
Strong organization skills and highly attentive to accuracy and detail.
Excellent computer skills.
3-5 years of work experience in student services, curriculum management, or support to instructors. Knowledge of University policies and procedures relating to student services. Experience with MPathways Student Administration module.
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 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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