A cover letter is required for consideration of 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 Barger Leadership Institute (BLI) is a flexible and inclusive leadership program for any Michigan undergraduate. The BLI offers leadership courses through The College of Literature, Science and the Arts Applied Liberal Arts (ALA) program, along with project funding, travel opportunities, employment, and advanced immersive co-curricular programs for students. As a community of staff, students, and faculty, we work to create experiences where students can creatively explore and reflect on their leadership identity, actions, and habits. We work to cultivate a holistic view of leadership, informed by research, mindfulness practices, and case studies for students eager to learn about, engage with, and become leaders of social change.
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.
Global and Domestic Student Access Opportunity Program Planning and Management
Management of Student Project Funding
Student Engagement Through Data Entry and Reporting
Collaborative Work with BLI Team
This position is typically in person but currently allows for some remote work.
This position may require some domestic and overseas travel 2-3 times per calendar year.
A Bachelor degree or equivalent combination of experience and education; previous experience working effectively with undergraduate students; previous experience planning travel programs; Experience in program planning , management and delivery; organizational skills with strong attention to detail; ability to work independently and manage competing work priorities; Proficiency with standard office software in a PC environment (Microsoft Office) and finance systems.
Experience with travel coordination, program administration and working effectively with students in an academic setting. Demonstrated ability to work with multiple stakeholders on a single project. Demonstrated experience working with underrepresented students and/or with students in pre-college/college preparation teaching environments. Experience working in university teaching and administrative contexts. Interest or experience in learning opportunities and contemplative practices that cultivate mindfulness and leadership habit development. Some familiarity with constituent relationship management (CRM) systems or SalesForce.
The salary range for this position is $45,000 to $51,500, please note a higher salary may be offered based on equity and the selected candidate’s experience.
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.
To learn more about diversity, equity, and inclusion in LSA, visit lsa.umich.edu/lsa/dei.
To learn more about LSA’s Strategic Vision, visit lsa.umich.edu/strategicvision.
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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.