Essential Functions: Extension Center Coordinator I/II -- Educational OutreachServes as a direct point of contact for WSU Colleges/Schools leadership to coordinate recruitment, promotion, academic programming, and student success initiatives related to off-campus strategies. Responsible for coordinating off-campus course schedules through partnerships, collaborations, and innovative delivery to support new student enrollments. Provides direct student support through advising and onboarding activities. These responsibilities flow through the WSU Academic Student Affairs and Global Engagement strategic priorities and focus on student success, teaching excellence, financial sustainability, and positive enrollment growth.Essential Functions oIdentify off-campus programming and partnership opportunities, focused on transfer populations, to increase new and continuing enrollments.oAssist schools/colleges in developing comprehensive course schedules and instructional programs to fulfill program requirements.oAssist schools/colleges/departments in resolving problems with off-campus course schedules, advising, faculty assignments, and/or instructional issues. oAssist schools/colleges in developing and supporting off-campus and new student recruitment initiatives to reach enrollment goals.oSupport onboarding academic advising for specific new student populations and off-campus programming. oMaintain knowledge of academic curriculum developments, enrollment trends, and market conditions to identify new enrollment and off-campus opportunities and threats. oBuild and maintain relationships with university departments, colleges/schools, community college partners, and business and industry.oMonitor off-campus student progress and academic offerings to support student success.oCommunicate University and transfer policies, deadline(s), and opportunities. oCompile data and maintain statistical and progress reports relating to areas of responsibility as requested/required. oServe as a resource person for general information (i.e. admission, transfer, and WSU programming) and back-up on-site at WSU off-campus sites as needed.oPerform other related duties as assigned or required at locations on or off-campus at times the demand for services is greatest.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required for rank of Extension Program Coordinator I; Master's degree required for Extension Program Coordinator II.oAbility to represent Educational Outreach / Off-campus programs and establish a rapport with students, faculty, and the public.oDemonstrate ability to meet deadlines with accurate results.oExperience in designing, implementing, and evaluating programs for adult learners.oExperience in recruiting, counseling and advising students highly desirable.oAbility to work afternoon/evening (flexible hours) including weekends.oMust possess good organizational skills and adaptability skills.oExcellent communication skills, oral and written.oKnowledge of word processing and spreadsheet software.
Founded in 1868, Wayne State University is a nationally recognized metropolitan research institution offering more than 400 academic programs through 13 schools and colleges to nearly 32,000 students. Wayne State?s main campus in Midtown Detroit comprises 100 buildings over nearly 200 acres; its five extension centers offer higher education to people throughout Southeast Michigan. Wayne State is dedicated to preparing students to excel by combining the academic excellence of a major research university with the practical experience of an institution that by its history, location and diversity represents a microcosm of the world we live in. Reflecting its location and the excellent international reputation of its graduate schools, particularly in the sciences, Wayne State boasts the most diverse student body among Michigan?s public universities. Its students represent 49 U.S. states and more than 60 countries.