Essential Functions: JOB PURPOSECoordinates and participates in administrative activities and assists with the development and implementation of programs and projects for the Office for Teaching and Learning (OTL), which serves instructors of the University in their teaching efforts. Serves as a resource to instructors and staff; responds to inquiries; resolves problems that arise; and assist in the day-to-day management of the OTL.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAssist management staff in the planning, development and implementation of program/project strategies and initiatives, managing multiple programs and activities effectively.Participate in program development and research initiatives. Support the development and implementation of workshops, activities and consultations, managing multiple programs and activities effectively. Interface with administrative personnel and all constituencies to facilitate instructional and service activities of the office. Coordinate program materials development and create publicity with partners across the University. Serve as key project coordinator, interfacing with individuals and groups to ensure activities are performed effectively.Provide various administrative services which may involve coordinating personnel, budgetary and operational activities.Provide assessment and analysis of program/project needs, prepare and develop statistical and administrative reports related to program effectiveness.Evaluate and track program resource utilization, equipment and service capabilities.Assist management staff with planning, developing and implementing new instructional programs and projects using information from a variety of assessment sources.Recommend changes to support OTL operations and services.Train staff and student assistants in the appropriate methods and procedures.Perform related work as assigned.
Qualifications: EDUCATIONBachelors' degree from an accredited college or University. Masters degree preferred.EXPERIENCEMinimum 3 years experience in program/project management. Demonstrated success in teaching and/or faculty development in a higher education setting preferred.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESCommunications Skills: can effectively present information one-on-one or small group; can lead meetings or committees; can make presentations/speeches; can respond to common inquiries and transfer knowledge to others; can edit documents for accuracy, grammar and spelling; writes clearly and informatively (email, memos, letters, reports).Computer Skills: Superior ability with Microsoft Office Suite software (especially Excel and/or Access), design skills with Adobe Creative Suite, familiarity with a LMS (preferably Canvas), and familiarity with project management software like Salesforce.Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills: can compile statistical data; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.Planning and Organizing Skills: prioritizes and plans work activities; adapts for changing conditions; completes projects on time and budget; develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks.Interpersonal and Customer Skills: applies techniques for influencing without authority; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; shares expertise with others; responds promptly to customer requests for service and assistance; can manage difficult or emotional customer situations.
Internal Number: 76_206649
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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.