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Program Assistant
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Job ID 27559
Job Funding Source Work-Study, Non-Work-Study
Employer Dean of Students Office
Category Professional/Administrative
Job Description

Position is for the 2017-2018 academic year. Training occurs in March/April 2017 and there is a possibility for summer work. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Strengthen student neighborhood-based communities by working to enhance general safety awareness and education for off-campus students. Facilitate communication between University constituencies, neighborhood residents, city leaders, and law enforcement agencies. Contribute new components of Beyond the Diag program. Facilitate distribution of relevant information to students to coincide with high risk time periods and/or events. Collaborate with student governing bodies on safety initiatives pertinent to specific student interest. Program Assistants are responsible for all additional expectations outlined in the NA job description. 

PROGRAM ASSISTANT of Staff Development & Event Management: Student manager position oversees responsibilities of Neighborhood Ambassadors (NA) in Off-Campus Neighborhoods. Recruit, interview, hire, train, and supervise Neighborhood Ambassador student employees. Coordinate the planning and execution of staff training, staff meetings, and neighborhood-specific events. Manage budgets for each neighborhood. Create and implement program events for all students. Effectively communicate with campus and city constituents. Contribute to programmatic literature. 

Educational Value

Program Assistants will have the opportunity to develop leadership, interpersonal, and professional managerial and written communication skills throughout the school year. They will also gain a greater understanding of the formation and sustainability of community organizations. Supervision Received: Supervised and evaluated by the Beyond the Diag Program Manager. Program Assistants are expected to work independently and to exercise good judgment in setting priorities and applying University and department policies and procedures.

Job Requirements

Students are expected to have first-hand experience and knowledge of student safety issues from a University-wide perspective. Students should have prior leadership experience, development, community building/safety planning knowledge, and strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills to be effective in this position. Students should be able to effectively manage time, maintain office confidentiality, and be able to work with a diverse group of students, staff, faculty, and community members. A high attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and level of accountability is also expected. Beyond the Diag Program Assistants must be enrolled at U-M as a full-time student and live in one of the 12 off-campus student neighborhoods.

Hourly Rate $10.00/hour
Hours 8.0 to 10.0 hours per week
Time Frame Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Start Date Friday, March 17, 2017
End Date TBD
Primary Contact Molly Ann Labrousse
Primary Contact's Email labrousm@umich.edu
Supervisor Molly Labrousse
Work Location N/A
Phone 734-764-7420
Fax N/A