Essential Functions: Assist and participate in various administrative activities which affect the overall planning, development and implementation of specialized and/or technical research programs and projects for a Division, School, College or Center/Institute at the University.? Participate in work plan creation and work plan event scheduling.? Respond to request for information related to program services.? Inform program participants about postsecondary educational opportunities.? Provide financial aid information, job market information and career information. ? Develop and deliver pre-college workshops for program participants. ? Coordinate program workshops and college visitations with Detroit Public School Community District counselors and/or administrators and Charter School counselors and/or administrators. ? Find, evaluate, report findings to cohorts and once approval granted, proceed with ordering program workshop materials. ? Possess a basic understanding of the SCRIBE data system.? Responsible for keeping accurate hard files and database records for MI-GEARUP and College Day students, accountable for full back ups of MI-GEARUP and College Day student information.? Aid in completion of the Program's Annual Performance Review (APR). ? Assist in the writing of new grant proposals.? Ability to communicate effectively with others.? Strong oral and/or written communication skills.? Strong analytic and problem solving skills.? Ability to work independently and without formal instruction.? Some knowledge of a specific discipline or the operational activities of an assigned area, e.g. computing technology, minority recruitment, government regulations, child development, infant and mental health, teacher education, etc.? Typically, incumbents have had experience providing support for an administrative or research project.
Qualifications: ? Graduation from an accredited college or university or an equivalent combination of education and/or experience.
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.