Central Michigan University

Provides leadership in the planning, preparation, and execution of all programs designed to assist students in the transition/orientation to Central Michigan University. Coordinates the direction, promotion, assessment, and internal and external communication for new student transition/orientation events in coordination with Enrollment and Student Services and Academic Affairs. Develops and implements campus programming to address different populations of students. Evaluates the impact of programming on the success, persistence and retention rates of new students. Creates cross-campus partnerships with key service areas identified as important initial contacts for new students (and their supporters) to provide a seamless transition to CMU.

Bachelor’s degree.
Two years of relevant and progressive orientation, advising or student affairs related experience with college bound students.
Demonstrated ability to lead a team, work collaboratively with other areas and successfully lead projects through completion.
Supervisory experience and demonstrated ability to manage and lead groups and individuals.
Demonstrated experience in presentation and public speaking, as well as excellent oral and written communication skills.
Organizational, planning, prioritization of tasks, communication, customer service, and critical thinking skills.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with a diverse student population.
Experience in developing program goals, evaluating outcomes and budgeting/monitoring expenditures.
Strong technology skills including and experience with MS-Office tools.
Periodic schedule flexibility during peak new student periods for evenings and weekends as needed.
Ability to perform the essential functions of the position.
“CMU, an AA/EO institution, strongly and actively strives to increase diversity and provide equal opportunity within its community. CMU does not discriminate against persons based on age, color, disability, ethnicity, familial status, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, race, religion, sex, sex-based stereotypes, sexual orientation, transgender status, veteran status, or weight (see http://www.cmich.edu/ocrie).”



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