The University Innovation Alliance (UIA) Fellowship is a full-time, paid 12-month university leadership development program that places top-tier early-career professionals with Alliance member institutions. The UIA Fellow reports to the Assistant Vice Provost of Transition and Academic Growth within the Office of Academic Success at The Ohio State University. As a UIA Fellow, you have the opportunity to gain full-time experience supporting high-yield projects that are impactful to their member institution, and critical to the scaling mission of the Alliance. You will work on a manageable scope of work under the supervision of an experienced higher education leader. You will be charged to complete a project that enhances institutional capacity based on the needs of your Alliance member. Fellows may engage in such work as policy research, assessment, memo and proposal writing, and program enrichment analysis. Reporting to the university's UIA liaisons, the next UIA Fellow at Ohio State will have the opportunity to shepherd UIA scale projects related to predictive analytics, proactive advising, strategic financial interventions, and/or college to career efforts as well as university-directed student success initiatives related generally to academic advising, diversity and inclusion, and initiative inventories, amongst others, while also being trained in and leveraging skills in process mapping and design thinking to help improve the likelihood of student success for undergraduates who identify as first-generation college students, from low-income households/communities, and/or students of color and other historically underserved backgrounds. Ohio State's UIA Fellow will be exposed to senior leaders in student success work at Ohio State, including the offices of Academic Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion, Student Academic Success and Student Life; their decision making, and how student success initiatives and projects are conceptualized, launched, and managed over time. Learn more about the UIA at Ohio State by visiting: https://oaa.osu.edu/uia.
This is a two-year term position.
The Ohio State University Office of Student Academic Success is an equal opportunity employer committed to building and maintaining a diverse community to reflect human diversity and to improve opportunities for all. Individual differences and diversity are celebrated at The Ohio State University and we welcome all to apply.
Master’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. At least two years of work experience. Outstanding written and verbal communication skills.
Doctorate degree is preferred. 3-8 years of work experience. Earned a track record of success in academic and professional settings. Possess an infectious energy and aptitude to motivate others; make similar connections between divergent people, projects, and goals. Embody a professional, mature, and humble presence, especially among senior leaders. Able to take initiative and drive results both independently and as part of a team. Customarily think outside the box and rapidly iterate to strategically solve problems. Have exceptional project management skills and talent to appropriately pivot and adapt. Hold an unwavering passion and commitment to transforming public higher education.
Target Salary: $55,000.00 - $70,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
The Ohio State University is a dynamic community of diverse resources, where opportunity thrives and where individuals transform themselves and the world. Founded in 1870, Ohio State is a world-class public research university and the leading comprehensive teaching and research institution in the state of Ohio. With more than 63,000 students (including 57,000 in Columbus), the Wexner Medical Center, 14 colleges, 80 centers and 175 majors, the university offers its students tremendous breadth and depth of opportunity in the liberal arts, the sciences and the professions.