20
Nov 14

Job Title: Student Engagement Specialist and Success Coach
Department: Success Center, Office of Academic Affairs
Reports to: Director of Success Center
Classification: Full-time, Exempt (salaried)
Date Prepared: October 15, 2014


The Success Center’s mission is to develop competent and effective urban leaders by providing services that direct,
inspire, and inform students to optimize their experience at Marygrove, assist students to excel academically, and
prepare students for meaningful and impactful careers through success coaching, experiential learning, and skills
development.

The Student Engagement Specialist will provide leadership to student organizations, Greek Life, and assist in creating a
vibrant campus life. Reporting to the Director of the Success Center, the Specialist is responsible for strengthening
campus programs, activities, and services that enhance the quality of campus life and student engagement.

Specific Responsibilities:
Student Organizations

  • Develop educational and leadership programs to effectively guide student organizations, and the fraternity/sorority community.
  • Outline policies and expectations to educate students/organizations/chapters regarding community standards.
  • Coordinate and oversee the Student Government Association and its leaders. Advise leaders on methods and processes. Assist in problem solving a variety of issues.

Orientation

  • Responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of New Student Orientation activities.
  • In collaboration with Success Center staff, offer input and action steps to assist in the integration of Marygrove freshman as they transition into their first year experience.

Leadership Programming

  • Designs and implements various workshops and seminars on leadership development and team building.
  • Design and implement leadership development programs to assist students in gaining the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to perform leadership functions.

Diversity Programming

  • Designs and implements various workshops and seminars on diversity, social justice, multiculturalism, equity and identity development.

Success Coaching

  • Teach students program planning and mentor them throughout the academic year.

Special Events

  • Establish and cultivate strong relationships with students, faculty, staff, and administrators to build upon successful collaborative programs and initiatives.
  • Collaborate across the campus to program and launch initiatives intended to enhance the experiential learning of the students.

Other Areas

  • Attend workshops, department activities, seminars, and conferences related to job responsibilities.
  • Supervision of several work-study students.
  • Work collaboratively with the other Success Center staff to develop and deliver workshops, programs, and presentations.
  • Track and monitor student engagement via surveys, student feedback, focus groups, etc.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements:
Master`s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel, or a relevant field and three years of progressively responsible
experience in managing higher education student life programming and student organization activities. Must be detailoriented
with excellent organizational skills with an ability to prioritize multiple projects and tasks simultaneously; follow
through on tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Sensitivity to the roles and perspectives of a diverse, multicultural community is essential.
  • Possess strong leadership and problem-solving skills; the ability to engage in program development.
  • A collaborative leadership style; and knowledge of student/leadership development theory.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that includes nights and weekends.
  • Excellent communications skills including both written and verbal with experience presenting to groups of people; including ability to develop and maintain effective, collaborative professional relationships with staff, faculty, and students.
  • Proven ability to work effectively as a team member.
  • Knowledge of group dynamics and proper meeting procedures.
  • Plan, organize, and make independent decisions reflecting sound judgment.
  • Demonstrated excellence in problem solving.
  • Experience in program design and implementation.
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively.
  • Innovative, creative, and dynamic professional who is passionate about student development.
  • Considerable knowledge relating to Student Development and Student Engagement.
  • Understanding of and commitment to Marygrove’s Vision, Mission and Values.

Preferred Qualifications:
The following qualifications are desired: experience coaching and mentoring diverse student groups; experience
developing and leading training programs for students; experience Greek Organizations and understanding of student
policies and guidelines.

Technology Skills Required:
Must have strong computer skills; experience with social media platforms and marketing, experience using Microsoft
Publisher or other programs used to create marketing and communication materials; in-depth experience with
Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel and ability to learn additional software programs as needed

To Apply:
Send resume, cover letter and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of
Position and your name on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For
information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student
body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically
underrepresented in higher education. EOE

 

13
Oct 14

TITLE: New Student Academic Advisor/ Admissions Representative
REPORTS TO: Chief Recruitment and Enrollment Officer
DEPARTMENT: Institutional Advancement
CLASSIFICATION: Full-time, Hourly, Exempt (salaried)

SUMMARY:
The New Student Academic Advisor/ Admissions Representative is critical enhancing overall new student experience toward registration, academic success and retention. This individual should maintain appropriate communication with all constituents, and must have a strong commitment to student success. This individual will incorporate the trends, theories and practices of student retention and learning, and will play a key role in helping to plan and implement an academic achievement component in Marygrove’s enrollment management model.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Advise new students on interpretation of college guidelines and policies, issues such as course selection, progress toward graduation, and career decisions based on an analysis of the students' academic records.
    • Own the new student academic advising process until they declare a major or have completed 32 credits. Upon major declaration or the completion of 32 credits, the NSAA will transition the student to faculty/program advisor.
    • Coordinate appointments between new students and faculty advisors as necessary to facilitate the new student registration process.
    • Facilitate the introduction of Financial Aid Counselor and ensure the new student receives timely answers to financial aid questions.
    • Provide early identification of students requiring housing and advise them on the process to secure housing in the residence hall.
    • Introduce and direct new students to Student Support Services as appropriate.
    • Ensure interdepartmental personnel, including Recruiting Support Specialists, Financial Aid, and Recruitment Representatives coordinate efforts to ensure the new student is able to make an informed decision.
    • Process new student registrations as including those requiring the approval of faculty advisors.
    • Manage student Datatel record as it pertains to advising holds, including removal of holds as appropriate.
    • Interpret placement testing results and record the results within the student’s Datatel record.
    • Promote the College by participating in community, state, and national events or meetings, and by developing partnerships with industry and secondary education institutions. Participate in student recruitment, selection, and admission recommendations when required to do so.
    • Recommend operational policy and procedural modifications, based on analysis of operations, demographics, and other research information.
    • Represent institutions at community and campus events, in meetings with other institution personnel, and during accreditation processes as directed.
    • Participate in faculty and college committee activities as required.
    • Assist the student by performing appropriate follow up and coordination with team members, ensuring effective coordination of communication with outside sales team.
    • Conduct interviews by phone or in person to qualify prospective students on their educational goals and interests, to explain available academic programs, to advise them on admission requirements, and to ensure that all application paperwork, including required documentation, is completed properly. Provides more in-depth counseling for undecided students.
    • Proactive in identifying potential barriers within the student enrollment process and initiates steps resulting in resolution.
    • Assist with additional work duties or responsibilities as evident or required.
    • Support in the organization and promotion of campus events, such as the preview days and high school receptions.
    • Organize and conduct information sessions with visiting students, classes, and counselors.

QUALIFICATIONS:

A master's degree in higher education/student affairs, counseling, or related field is required. The candidate must have strong interpersonal and administrative skills, as well as sensitivity to student, parent, academic, and campus life issues. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of three years' full-time (post-master's) experience in a college or university setting and exhibit effective communication (verbal and written), organization and human relations skills; experience working collaboratively with others to build a vibrant student body; commitment to student engagement and cultural and ethnic diversity; successful completion of background investigation prior to employment.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter with salary requirement and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu.

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

13
Oct 14

 

Department: Institutional Advancement
Reports to: Admissions Administrator
Classification: Exempt (salaried), Full Time

This position is a member of the inside recruitment team dedicated to superior customer service in responding to student inquiries, resolving issues, and problems, and ensuring that appropriate action is taken in a timely, honest, and professional manner. The Recruitment Counselor is responsible for all aspects of the recruitment and application process in an effort to qualify students for admission selection and enrollment. The successful candidate will be an articulate, organized, results-driven, dynamic and enthusiastic leader and team player. This position provides an excellent opportunity for a talented and committed professional whose skills and attitude complement a dynamic, collegial team.

Successful candidates will have:

    • Bachelor’s degree– experience taking an online course is a plus
    • Ability to multitask, prioritize and deal with ambiguity.
    • Exceptional interpersonal, problem solving and customer service skills.
    • Ability to listen, understand and overcome obstacles.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Computer literate and able to learn proprietary software applications.
    • Ability to work evenings and weekends.

RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Meet or exceed predetermined application and enrollment goals primarily through campus visits, receptions, telephone and email correspondence with prospective students and their parents.
    • Spend several hours each day following up on potential leads. Responds to all new inquiries quickly and maintains consistent communication with all students throughout the admission process. Completes an average of 100 outbound calls per day and documents communications and conversations in Student Recruitment Management software.
    • Conduct student appointments to identify students’ educational goals and disseminate course and program information to potential students. This includes consulting with potential and/or current students with respect to admissions criteria, and reviewing with students the attributes of our programs.
    • Inform the student of appropriate time and program commitments while helping them identify available options to develop a personalized plan for success.
    • Works to resolve student inquiries, issues, and problems, and ensure that appropriate action is taken in a timely, honest, and professional manner. Take ownership of each call and manage requests efficiently to ensure the student prospect, company, and/or regulatory agencies complete satisfaction.
    • Assist the student by performing appropriate follow up and coordination with team members ensuring effective coordination of communication with outside sales team.
    • Conduct interviews by phone or in person to qualify prospective students on their educational goals and interests, to explain available academic programs, to advise them on admission requirements, and to ensure that all application paperwork, including required documentation, is completed properly. Provides more in-depth counseling for undecided students.
    • Proactive in identifying potential barriers within the student enrollment process and initiates steps resulting in resolution.
    • Assist with additional work duties or responsibilities as evident or required.
    • Support in the organization and promotion of campus events, such as the preview days and high school receptions.
    • Organize and conduct information sessions with visiting students, classes, and counselors individually or in a group setting.
    • Occasional travel required in support of the outside recruitment team during high school visits and at college fairs, this includes some evenings and weekends.
    • Provide back-up to others in the department, as needed.
    • Complete documentation of all communication with prospects and students within SRM

REQUIREMENTS

    • 3 years customer service, telemarketing or sales experience (including admissions experience)
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field required.
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Demonstrated ability to fulfill Company Key Behaviors

Administration

    • Complete weekly and/or monthly reports and forecasts as directed.
    • Identify potential problems and solutions through effective analysis of reports.
    • Assist in the planning, development, and execution of recruitment and enrollment activities including: open houses, regional presentations, training sessions, orientation programs, career days, registration days, college fairs, etc.

Knowledge

    • Knowledge of current recruitment and marketing trends, a commitment to strategic planning, skills in planning and assessing program initiatives and experience in the effective use of technology and institutional research.
    • Demonstrated experience in data-driven recruitment operations that have resulted in substantial growth in enrollment, quality, and diversity of the application pool, including traditional, and nontraditional students across ethnic, geographic and income strata.
    • Outbound sales experience, with an emphasis on a consultative sales approach.

Skills

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Strong focus on inside sales strategies and documentation of activities.
    • Superior time management and task prioritization skills needed to meet expected call volumes.
    • Exhibit an exceptional customer centric mentality at all times.
    • Strong interpersonal skills with both faculty and student populations.
    • Superior organizational and problem resolution skills.
    • Goal oriented and highly ethical.
    • Strong expertise with MS Office as well as field related hardware and software packages and systems for reporting features.
    • Technical skills; including the use of multiple computer programs, student recruitment management software, etc.
    • Strong knowledge of iDoc and Datatel software to facilitate admissions processes.

Abilities:

    • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and transform ideas into practical solutions.
    • Ability to show respect for others, be a team player, relate in a friendly and accepting manner, open, flexible, respectful of alternative points of view, and comfortable in a collegial environment.
    • Demonstrated ability to maintain high standards of personal conduct, take responsibility for one's own behavior, and exercise good judgment and make timely and sound decisions.
    • Demonstrate creativity and a high level of energy, serving as a motivational force.
    • Demonstrated ability to meet or exceed recruitment goals of matriculating qualified applicants for admission into a college or university.
    • Ability to interact effectively as either a leader or as a member of a team and work collaboratively with other departments.
    • Ability to listen to customers (e.g. staff, etc.) and to understand and respond positively to their requests.
    • Ability to adapt to changing assignments and multiple priorities to successfully meet deadlines.
    • Availability to travel and work evenings and weekends as required.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter with salary requirement and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen. For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu

Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

10
Oct 14

Scope:

The purpose of this position is to ensure the development, modification and maintenance of Marygrove’s web portals, web applications and Content Management systems. The webmaster will provide the technical foundation for a variety of operations and project leadership to support Marygrove’s overall marketing and communications objectives.

I.  Basic Responsibilities

    • Conceptualize, plan, design and develop interactive web templates and customized web pages.
    • Research, develop and test new and existing scripts, web services and tools that integrate with Marygrove’s public website and other communications systems.
    • Coordinate with other Marketing and Communications team members and other College departments to analyze needs and translate user requests to support their website needs.
    • Continually review and analyze Internet and web trends to ensure that Marygrove’s website and marketing approach is current, effective and targets the right audience.

II.  Essential Duties include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

    • Timely update of website content requests
    • Troubleshoot website problems
    • Monitor, improve and update the performance of the Marygrove main website as well as several microsites
    • Maintain the Marygrove website writing code and update links to other sites as required
    • Recommend website policies
    • Review and monitor website statistics and analytics

In addition, the webmaster will:

Conceptualize, plan, design and develop projects, templates and customized web pages as needed.

    • Develop and maintain interactive website using current and appropriate web programming skills and technologies including but not limited to, HTML, CSS, Responsive Design, PHP, JavaScript and modern Open Source CMS technologies (Joomla!, Wordpress, Drupal).
    • Test functionality and compatibility of web scripts, tools, templates and components to ensure user accessibility and optimal site performance.
    • Optimize websites / pages for SEO, SEM, and accessibility.

III.  Professional Development Requirements

A. Skills

    1. Expertise in web programming languages and modern methodologies.
    2. Proficiency in multimedia programs related to web and electronic media.
    3. Expertise in multimedia design for web integration and delivery.
    4. Demonstrated project management and teamwork skills.
    5. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    6. Ability to edit content and evaluate appropriateness of information and format presented on the web and other multimedia channels.
    7. Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
    8. Extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals while rapidly adjusting to new environments, terminology, and technologies.

IV.  Qualifications

A. Professional

    1. Bachelor's degree or educational background in a related field such as web, digital media, computer science, graphic design or related work experience preferred, with proven web and multimedia design and development skills.
    2. Instructional Systems Design experience, including analyzing, designing, developing, and programming course curriculum for online delivery.
    3. Expertise in designing and developing Flash-based learning interactions within courseware that directly support instructional objectives.
    4. Experience designing W3C standard compliant web sites and incorporating interactive elements using digital photography and video.
    5. Proficiency in a majority of the following: Adobe Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Responsive Design, Mobile First Design, CMS, and other relevant web programming software and techniques.
    6. Understanding of user-centered design and overall best practices.
    7. An understanding of an online marketing environment.

B. Personal

    1. Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an outstanding customer service orientation.
    2. Ability to follow multiple tasks through to completion and willingness to work extended hours on occasion to meet project deadlines.
    3. Excellent analytical, judgment and organizational skills.
    4. Solid project management skills.
    5. Ability to work both independently and cooperatively with various levels of staff, administrators, students and external groups.
    6. Energy and enthusiasm for this type of work along with a clear desire to continue to develop and grow in knowledge and expertise.

To Apply:

Send resume, cover letter and three employment references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (state title of position on subject line). The screening process will continue until a successful candidate is chosen.

For information on the College, see www.marygrove.edu. Marygrove College is committed to achieving a faculty and staff that is reflective of its diverse student body, and welcomes and encourages applications from members of communities historically underrepresented in higher education. EOE

08
Aug 14

REPORTS TO: Chair of Business Department

DEPARTMENT: Business Department

CLASSIFICATION: Part-Time

The Marygrove College Department of Business invites applications to fill positions for Part-time Adjunct Faculty for the 2014-2015 Academic Year. We are currently seeking instructors to teach the following courses:

  • Principles of Accounting
  • Managerial Accounting
  • Financial Accounting
  • Federal Income Tax Accounting
  • Finance classes

Classes are offered days and evenings.

Qualifications:

The qualified candidates will possess an MBA or similar degree. Experience in basic accounting education is preferred. The ability to work well with students, faculty, and staff, as well as the ability to function in an environment that includes utilizing classroom multimedia resources is required. Teaching experience including excellent communication skills, experience with computer-based instruction, and experience teaching in a multicultural environment are desirable qualifications.

To Apply:

Candidates should send (1) an application letter, which includes teaching philosophy, (2) two letters of recommendation, and (3) a vitae/resume to:

Ms. Laurie L. Kopack, Accounting and Business Programs

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10
Jul 14

The Marygrove College Mathematics Department invites applications for a part-time adjunct faculty in Mathematics. Responsibilities will include teaching developmental and foundational mathematics courses: Pre-algebra and Algebra.

QUALIFICATIONS

The qualified candidates will possess a M.S. or Ph.D.  in mathematics or mathematics education. Ph.D. preferred. Teaching experience, experience with computer-based instruction, and experience teaching in a multicultural environment are desirable qualifications.

TO APPLY: 

To be assured of consideration, applicants must submit: 

  •        Introductory Cover Letter, which should include teaching philosophy and research interests;
  •        A Curriculum Vitae, and;
  •        Two Letters of Recommendation;

SUBMIT TO: 

Ms. Teri Miller, Administrative Assistant to the Science and Mathematics Division

c/o Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221;OR via e-Mail at

(This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

Review of applications will commence immediately.

 

02
Apr 14

 

Position:  Assistant Professor of Business

Department:  Business, CIS, and HRM

Position Type:  Faculty

Reports to:  Department Chair

[Position Description]

 

The Assistant Professor of Business teaches twelve credit hours of courses per semester to serve both day and evening students. This faculty member serves on a faculty committee, acts as an academic advisor to undergraduates majoring in Business, and fulfills other responsibilities assigned by the President, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, the Special Assistant to the President, and the Business and Computer Information Systems Department Chairperson.  The assistant professor of Business is an active scholar purposefully engaged in research, presentation, and publication.

Read more: Assistant Professor of Business

24
Jul 13

ADJUNCT FACULTY POSITIONS 

The Marygrove College Science and Mathematics Department is seeking qualified applicants to fill a position for Part-time Adjunct Faculty for the 2013-2014 Academic Year. We are currently seeking an instructor to teach Introduction to Forensic Science (with lab) in the fall and Crime Scene Investigation in the Winter 2014 semester. 

 QUALIFICATIONS: 

M.S. or Ph.D. in Forensic Science or related discipline or related degree with full time paid work experience in the field within the past three years. It is preferred that candidate have previous teaching experience in Forensic Science or working experience in the forensic science field.  Applicants must possess excellent communication skills; have the ability to work well with students, faculty and staff; and have the ability to function well in a technological environment that includes utilizing classroom multimedia resources.

TO APPLY: 

To be assured of consideration, applicants must submit: 

  • Introductory Cover Letter, which should include teaching philosophy and research interests; 
  • A Curriculum Vitae, and; 
  • Two Letters of Recommendation;

SUBMIT TO: 

Ms. Teri Miller, Administrative Assistant to the Science and Mathematics Department 

c/o Marygrove College, 8425 West McNichols Road, Detroit, MI 48221; 

OR via e-Mail è ( This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Review of applications will commence immediately. 

 

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