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Student Admin Asst Sr
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Student Admin Asst Sr
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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.

**Job Summary**

The Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts is seeking a new staff member to join our student services team. This position provides student services and administrative support to the department's graduate program. Please provide a cover letter as the first page of your resume detailing your interest and outlining how you meet our qualifications


**Recruiting and Admissions**

Work closely with the Graduate Chair to move through the stages of the admissions process from application to matriculation.

Process admissions decisions and send offer letters.

Organize and coordinate graduate student recruitment efforts: graduate student orientation sessions, programs, recruitment weekend and other events as needed.

Assist in the development of additional recruitment programs for under-represented groups.

Serve as a department advocate when communicating with potential new students.

Registration and Academic Support

Oversee preliminary examinations and certify completion of academic requirements, including candidacy and dissertation requirements; interpret department and Rackham policies.

Collaborate with Rackham as needed to submit forms, clarify policies.

Assist with student registration inquiries by issuing electronic permissions as needed

**Student Support for Graduate Program**

Counsel graduate students to determine the extent of their needs and recommend appropriate counseling services

Provide graduate students with advice and consultation related to educational needs and academic performance

**Communication and Marketing**

Prepare and oversee the preparation of special and periodic reports to management on graduate program operations, admissions, and recruitment.

Partner with EEB Communication Specialist to update the graduate program and marketing information on the EEB website as required

Update the EEB student handbook as needed

**Program Events**

Support the programming events for graduate students

Organize and facilitate annual departmental events such as student orientation and department retreat.

Coordinate recruitment weekend, welcome events, and other events as needed (reserve venues, schedule speakers, and order catering as needed)

**Student Financials**

Prepare, publicize, and distribute information regarding funding opportunities

Process fellowship payments, awards, and special stipends in student financial aid system

Monitor and maintain accurate student academic and financial records

Answer student inquiries regarding funding


Represent the department to LSA and the Rackham Graduate School; serve on committees and task forces as needed.

Provide staff support for department graduate committees.

Build rapport with students, faculty and staff, and prospective students; gain the trust of faculty

Collaborate and network with graduate coordinators in LSA and Rackham to learn and share best practices for efficiency and effectiveness

**Required Qualifications***

Bachelor degree and experience in student services administration in an academic department are strongly preferred. Excellent interpersonal skills required in order to develop strong working relationships with students, staff and faculty. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty and other staff. Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills are required. Must possess the ability to work independently and as a part of a team. Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. Ability to deal with confidential materials and professionally represent the department to prospective students. Ability to advise incoming, current, and graduating students. Must possess strong computer skills, including knowledge of Google, Excel, Word, Access and M-Pathways Student Administration and the Student Financial System modules.

**Desired Qualifications***

Master's Degree and knowledge of University of Michigan policies and procedures, including GradCare administration and Rackham student/degree policies is highly desired.

**Additional Information**

Higher salary possible for exceptionally qualified candidate.

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 visit --equity-and-inclusion.html

To learn more about LSA's Guiding Principles visit -staff/human-resources/lsa-staff-guiding-principles.html

**Background Screening**

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 will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

**Mission Statement**

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. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:

+ Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.

+ Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

**Application Deadline**

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

**U-M EEO/AA Statement**

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

**Job Detail**

**Job Opening ID**


**Working Title**

Graduate Coordinator

**Job Title**

Student Admin Asst Sr

**Work Location**

Ann Arbor CampusAnn Arbor, MI

**Full/Part Time**




**FLSA Status**


**Organizational Group**

College Of Lsa


LSA Ecology & Evolutionary Bio

**Posting Begin/End Date**

6/05/2018 - 6/12/2018


$48,000.00 -$52,500.00

**Career Interest**

Academic & Student Services

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