The Program Advisor provides guidance, support, and learning and development opportunities to over 1500 student organizations at the University of Michigan as a part of the Student Development (SD) team at the Center for Campus Involvement (CCI). Reporting to the Manager for Student Development, you will oversee the Learning and Development portfolio for student organizations at the University of Michigan. You will also help oversee and build programming/engagement opportunities for the IdeaHub, a one-of-a-kind 12,000 sq ft coworking and collaborative space designed exclusively for student organization leaders containing meeting rooms, dance and movement studios, and a creative art studio space. You will oversee 1 graduate intern and 6-8 undergraduate organization peer advisors.
Student Development (50%)
Provide education, training, and support to student organization leaders through their co-curricular involvement
Advise, manage, train, and evaluate graduate interns and student employees who work on the Student Development team.
Develop partnerships with other University and Student Life departments
Program Development and Implementation (30%)
Serve as the lead for the Student Organization Learning and Development portfolio, overseeing and creating engagement opportunities and programming for 1500+ student organizations.
Create programming/initiatives to promote cross-student organization collaboration.
Space and Budget Management (10%)
Serve on the management team for the IdeaHub, a 12,000 sq ft collaborative open working space for student organization leaders located in the Michigan Union.
Oversee a programmatic budget of approximately $4,000 and support in the oversight of a greater $100,000+ budget encompassing student employee pay, operating costs, and miscellaneous expenses.
Use data-driven decision making to inform work, including how programs and services meets equitable needs of student populations
Conduct assessment of student learning as it relates to Student Life learning outcomes
Other duties as assigned.
Minimum 1 year experience with co-curricular student involvement as a student or professional
Master's degree in Higher Education, College Student Affairs or related field
Minimum 2+ years experience with co-curricular student involvement as a student or professional
An understanding of and commitment to the college union philosophy
These are the criteria that the hiring team will use to evaluate candidates:
Passion for working with college students and creativity for student activities work
Understanding of how to advise and supervise students
Record of initiating creative ideas to meet changing needs
Excel in a co-working, collaborative office
Willingness to embrace new approaches to developing and implementing work
We ask that you can work regular evenings and weekends
Commitment to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment
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:
Generous time off, including family leave
A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
Long-term disability coverage
Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
Professional development opportunities through U-M Student Life and related professional associations
By working as the Program Advisor for Student Development in the Center for Campus Involvement, you'll join the University Unions community which employs over 50 regular staff and over 250 student staff across three student union facilities and related departments. Through our programs, services, and spaces, University Unions is a catalyst for connection and learning that cultivates community and belonging at the University of Michigan and beyond. As a unit, we are committed to building and sustaining a diverse, inclusive, and equitable community and seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments.
Starting salary may vary depending on the qualifications and experience of the selected candidate.
This role may have reporting obligations under Title IX and Clery.