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What You’ll Do
The Student Experience and Engagement Associate Director/Lead will lead multiple programs and initiatives, and provide both direct student administrative support and strategically plan and lead work that directly shapes the student and learner experience within our university and global communities. In collaboration with an engaged team committed to inclusion within the Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) you will develop and implement innovative strategies to engage U-M students and global learners as we work to expand access and equity in higher education.
CAI is unique in its approach to co-creating experiences with and for our students as a part of our core work shaping the future of learning. As the Student Experience and Engagement Associate Director/Lead you will oversee the daily activities of the Center for Academic Innovation Student Fellowship Program, working directly with students to support their experience as fellows during their time in CAI. In our continued efforts to support students seeing themselves in our work, you will also engage with students both formally and informally on campus and through student advisory councils. As a part of this role you will also work strategically across CAI teams to expand our collective engagement with students and learners to provide for richer student learning experiences and improve our work products, supporting greater transformation and student success as a part of our commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ). Reporting to the Senior Director of Educational Equity and Inclusion (EEI), you will work collaboratively on broad student experience and engagement efforts while being empowered to make important decisions regarding administration of the fellowship program.
Who We Are
ABOUT THE EDUCATIONAL EQUITY AND INCLUSION TEAM
As the Student Experience and Engagement Lead in the Center for Academic Innovation, you will be a part of the Educational Equity and Inclusion team. This team centers diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ) in our collaborative work across the center and university to adopt integrated strategies for improving access, equity and inclusion for students and learners through academic innovation. We work to advance equity and opportunity for education at all levels, engaging with important partners and designing initiatives to make structures around learning more accessible.
ABOUT THE CENTER FOR ACADEMIC INNOVATION
The Center for Academic Innovation is where creativity, excellence, and the University of Michigan’s aspirations for societal impact combine to reimagine the future of higher education. Through curricular innovation, educational data and research, and educational technology, we position the University of Michigan as a global leader in academic innovation to create and inspire change in higher education and to promote an engaged and informed society.
OUR COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, INCLUSION, AND JUSTICE
The Center for Academic Innovation (CAI) is committed to inclusion in our organizational work, culture, climate, and the products we create. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain a diverse team as a reflection of our commitment to our work designing equitable and inclusive learning and work environments that are necessary for the university community to make progress on solving societal challenges. CAI draws on each of our team member’s unique backgrounds and experiences to guide our everyday work in the center, and our team collaborates with students, staff, and faculty on projects that center our commitment to DEIJ work. All interested applicants, including those from groups historically marginalized by educational privilege, are encouraged to apply.
Skills You Have
Why Work at Michigan
In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, the University of Michigan offers a
comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan
for a secure future. Benefits include:
For additional Benefits and Wellness details, see http://benefits.umich.edu/
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.
Decision Making Process
Applications will be reviewed as received throughout the posting period and continue until the
position is filled.
This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate. The general salary range for this position is between $86,000-$100,000 with actual salary being commensurate with direct experience and the level of the position.
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.
U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy
COVID-19 vaccinations, including boosters when eligible, are required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working remotely. More information on this new policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the UM-Dearborn and UM-Flint websites.
Requirements for Associate Director level:
Requirements for Lead level:
In addition to the above requirements, candidates must also possess the following qualifications: