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.
This new position for the College of Innovation and Technology (CIT) is designed to provide support to all CIT students, including advising, administrative services, career readiness, and recruitment support.
This position is part-time (20 hours per week) or 50% effort with the expectation that hours and % effort will increase over time as enrollment increases in this newly established College of Innovation and Technology.
Designs, initiates, and maintains regular interaction with prospective newly admitted, and continuing students in order to provide comprehensive academic advising that includes strategies to promote and increase persistence.
Utilizes confidential information and conducts confidential conversations to provide these services.
Counsels students experiencing academic and/or financial difficulties, including those on academic and/or financial aid probation.
Advises students on course selection, graduation requirements, co-curricular opportunities, career resources and readiness, and student rights/responsibilities.
Works with students to create, monitor, assess, and update students’ academic course schedules and academic graduation plans.
Accepts referrals from the campus community regarding student needs and issues and contacts students for advising meetings.
Assesses student needs and refers students to appropriate university resources as warranted, and follows-up on those referrals including financial aid, tutorial support, writing support, psychological services, accessibility services, and career services.
Planning and Assessment
In coordination with CIT faculty, utilizes technology and data management to assist in the development, implementation, and assessment of retention and student outreach programs dedicated to student academic success including those rooted in early academic warning, predictive modeling, and developmental academic advising which considers students’ academic, personal, social, and professional success.
Contributes to the development of short- and long-term plans for the College.
Performs related administrative duties as assigned.
Engages in prospective student recruitment for the College and maintains liaison with all departments and individuals involved in the admissions process.
Develops public presentations designed to promote the College.
Represents CIT in a variety of student focused events and activities, including Open House, Preview events, campus tours, Resource Fairs, and Orientations.
Bachelor’s degree in a related profession such as Counseling, Psychology, Social Work, Student Affairs or other relevant disciplines.
A minimum of two years of experience working with students in an academic setting, preferably at the collegiate level.
Demonstrated excellence in interpersonal communication and empathy.
Demonstrated self-starter that is highly motivated.
Demonstrated appreciation for, and deep understanding of, diversity and inclusion.
The ability to authentically and professionally represent the mission, vision and values of the University of Michigan-Flint.
Demonstrated record of creating and implementing excellent student-centered programming.
Demonstrated understanding of data assessment and quality improvement techniques.
Masters Degree preferred.
Knowledge of Web Focus, Banner, Student Information System (SIS), and Degree Works.
Knowledge of University policies and practices.
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 University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 196539
About University of Michigan - Flint
UM-Flint is among the top tier, regional comprehensive public universities in the Midwest. UM-Flint currently enrolls approximately 7,000 students, has a broad and diverse alumni base of over 48,000, and is home to high caliber faculty and dedicated staff, and recently updated its Carnegie classification to Doctoral/Professional.