Essential Functions: Job Purpose:The Office of New Student Orientation seeks a dynamic and committed professional to assist the Associate Director of New Student Orientation with the planning and execution of orientation programs that support the transition of first-year and transfer students, as well as family members, to the University. Through the use of the Noel-Levitz CSI survey, and other assessment instruments, this professional will differentiate the needs of incoming students and assist them with connecting to specific student service offices that support their success at Wayne State University.Assist in the planning and execution of the Fall, Spring and Summer Orientation programs and other programs which support the transition of students into college.Assist the Associate Director in the selection and training of approximately 30 student orientation leaders.Attend all orientation sessions to oversee activities and ensure details are handled as planned.Manage a marketing and promotion plan for orientation programs, including the development of publicity materials, web content, and other correspondence. Coordinate mailings of promotional materials and orientation invitations, and help direct the logistical communication plan.Work with various student success departments coordinating special projects such as Pre-Orientation activities, Orientation Part Two, Noel-Levitz CSI, and first semester support.Collaborate with various departments and organizations within the University and surrounding Detroit area.Assist with the preparation of year-end reports, providing analysis and recommendations for future actions and improvements.Serve on University committees as assigned.Position requires incumbent to work some evenings and weekends.Perform related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Master's degree in student personnel services, higher education administration, communication or related field.
Internal Number: 76_207157
About Wayne State University
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.