Essential Functions: The Enrollment Project Manager will develop, plan and implement project facilitating the transition of the Medical Doctor program from an annual termstructure to a semester term‐based structure. Support transition of scheduling functions in the term conversionproject. Gather and organize data and documentation and track and analyze specific project goals to help ensuretimely completion of project milestones and serve as a liaison between Enrollment Management and other divisionsof Wayne State University. Work closely with developers, business analysts, security and Information Technologyleaders, functional staff, and other staff serving the academic needs of the university. Reports to Director, Enrollment Management, Medical Education in the School of Medicine. This is a Two Year Term-Limited position.Essential Functions include: Lead development, planning and implementation of project including scope, requirements, plansand objectives to ensure successful project completion. Coordinate assignment of resources withother management in Enrollment Management and other units of the university includingAdmissions, Financial Aid, Registrar, Computing & Information Technology, Institutional Research,Finance, Academic Affairs, Student Affairs, and Provost's Office.Utilize project management tools to oversee project management and logistics, leading projectexecution. Establish processes to monitor progress, track and monitor action items and keymetrics, and support reporting needs. Institute strategies to ensure milestone and outcomeachievement. Communicate project status updates to key stakeholders and executive sponsors.Summarize and present project information and updates to diverse audiences.Manage stakeholder relationships (including students, faculty, faculty affairs, staff, and accreditingagencies) to build consensus regarding project scope and outcomes. Coordinate with InformationTechnology, academic and other administrative units, including academic units within schools andcolleges, to ensure projects remain on task and in‐scope.Develop measurement tools to evaluate project results and effectiveness. Work with areamanagers to implement and report assessments. Maintain strategic oversight over project toensure accreditation requirements and standards are met, and to ensure strategic goals andobjectives are achieved.Coordinate training initiatives for internal and external audiences. Work with area managers andutilize internal/external training and development resources to develop and deliver training.Represent School of Medicine Enrollment Management on assigned meetings, committees, teamsand task forces. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Education Bachelor's Degree academic administration, communications, business, public administration or related field from an accredited college or university. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted. Experience Five years of progressively responsible experience managing increasingly complex processes and cross ‐ functional projects.Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesStrong management and problem‐solving capabilities in a dynamic and complex environment. Creativityand ability to "think outside the box."Strong leadership and organizational skills; demonstrated capability of coordinating programs and activitiesto achieve strategic organizational goals and initiatives.Ability to lead others in adjusting effectively to changing conditions and demands.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas andconcepts to diverse groups, verbally, visually and in writing.Ability to work collaboratively with others and inspire them to achieve the mission of the organization.Ability to train, mentor, and professionally develop talent. Ability to engage and influence others, fostercollaboration, teamwork, and innovation.Ability to work with management, users, and technical staff to analyze and diagnose off‐track projects andidentify solutions.Ability to work in a confidential and diplomatic manner, build rapport and develop relationships with abroad range of people.Ability to take action in solving problems, while exhibiting judgement and a realistic understanding ofissues; review facts and weigh options in keeping with the university's best interests.Awareness of multicultural issues and broad knowledge of diversity. Willingness and ability to lead, serve,and engage others in a multicultural environment.
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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.