Establishand foster relationships with academic and support units
Develop partnerships with high schools in Detroit; provide workshops to students,families, teachers and counselors on topics related to college access,financial literacy; coordinate development of MSU credit bearing offerings forhigh school students, which prepare them to succeed upon matriculation
Work closely with the Detroit Promise and Detroit Regional Chamber Foundation leadership
Meet enrollment, persistence and graduation goals established annually
Provide reporting to stakeholders as requested and appropriate
Implementation-campus welcomes, tours, workshops for potential participants, visiting teachers/administrators; participation in AOP
Work closely with coordinators of other MSU student support programs, especially the Spartan Success Scholars Program
Promote MSU widely to various constituencies and stakeholders who have a relationship with Detroit high schools
Establish advising protocols and outreach efforts for students at MSU
Maintain records and data on all efforts so that assessments can be completed regularly
Assess program initiatives for evaluation
Other duties as appropriate
Masters degree. Experience in higher education with preference given to those who have worked in outreach, student affairs, advising, admissions or community engagement or high school students. Strong communication skills. Ability to act independently to meet goals, make public presentations, establish strong networks and have evidence of promoting effective team work among facultyand staff as well as management experience. Possess a high level of intercultural competence and is able to effectively relate to, work with andserve diverse constituents. Experience collecting, tracking and analyzing data. Ability to manage competing priorities. Demonstrated ability to work in a large, complex organization with highly engaged stakeholders.
Demonstrated passion for working with urban students. Experience developing and growing a program. Experience working with grants and/or an externally funded program.
Spartans work every day to advance the common good in uncommon ways.Together, we tackle some of the world?s toughest problems to find solutions that make life better?from alternative energy to better food safety to breakthrough medical and environmental applications achieved through rare isotope research.We teach. We explore and we discover. We collaborate and lead. We innovate, inspire, and empow...er. We achieve our potential and create circumstances that help our students and others achieve theirs.We're good at it, and we've been at it for more than 150 years.The nation?s pioneer land-grant university, MSU began as a bold experiment that democratized higher education and helped bring science and innovation into everyday life. The revolutionary concept became a model for the nation.Today, MSU is one of the top research universities in the world?on one of the biggest, greenest campuses in the nation. Home to nationally ranked and recognized academic, residential college, and service-learning programs, we?re a diverse community of dedicated students and scholars, athletes and artists, scientists and leaders.In ways both practical and profound, we work to create a stronger, more sustainable, and more hopeful future for all.