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Employment Opportunities

See below for any current open positions.

Faculty and Staff Position:

- LSA Collegiate Fellows Program

The Organizational Studies Program at the University of Michigan seeks outstanding early-career or new associate professors whose teaching and mentoring, AND/OR research and scholarship, AND/OR service and engagement will contribute to our interconnected goals of excellence, diversity, equity, and inclusion to join our faculty through the 2023 LSA Collegiate Fellows Program (LCFP). We encourage applicants from a wide range of institution types as we seek to diversify where we hire from.

Organizational Studies is a small (approximately 100 majors), selective undergraduate program in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts. Our faculty represent a range of disciplinary and interdisciplinary backgrounds in the social sciences and professional fields whose research and teaching is relevant to organizational theory and behavior, broadly defined.

The LSA Collegiate Fellows Program aims to recruit and hire exceptional early career faculty at two levels: as postdoctoral fellows/tenure-track assistant professors and early-in-rank tenured associate professors. Applications through Organizational Studies are due Friday, September 8, 2023 at 11:59 p.m. ET, with reference letters due Monday, September 11, 2023 by 11:59 p.m. ET.

The LSA Collegiate Fellows Program was launched in 2016 as a major college initiative aimed at promoting an intellectually rich and inclusive scholarly environment, recruiting and retaining exceptional early career faculty scholars, and supporting these outstanding scholars who are committed to working with college colleagues to build a diverse, equitable scholarly and learning community.  The program is administered by U-M’s National Center for Institutional Diversity (NCID) in conjunction with LSA academic departments.

Postdoctoral Fellow/Assistant Professor Rank:
The early-career program provides either one to two years of postdoctoral fellowship support with tenure-track assistant professors offers to follow the fellowship period or immediate tenure-track appointments in LSA departments. Successful candidates will receive dedicated research time, mentorship, research and travel funding, and cohort- and program-based professional development opportunities related to scholarship and teaching.

Associate Professor Rank:
The associate professor program seeks to hire early-in-rank associate professors or scholars in the year they are seeking promotion to associate rank. In their first year, successful candidates will participate in a cohort-based professional development program designed to support DEI leadership in their service and administrative roles.

Applicants must apply through the application portal in order to be considered for the Collegiate Fellows Program (linked below). A list of participating departments/units, eligibility requirements, and crucial application information can be found at Inquiries may be directed to or

Staff Position:

- Student Services Coordinator

Organizational Studies is a small multi-disciplinary unit focusing on undergraduates who engage in the theoretical, empirical, and experiential study of organization(s) in society. This highly competitive program includes an admissions process and a very student-focused approach to all aspects of the students' education both inside and outside the classroom. This 65%FTE seasonal position, which runs approximately mid-August to mid-May, will be involved primarily in the advising and recruitment of prospective students to the program, curricular and communications support, and oversight of all our awards processes. Details of the job are outlined below.


  • Oversight of recruitment advising and student admissions process 
    • Assist in the development of a recruitment strategy to aid in the increase of diversity of student applicants/admits.    
    • Advise prospective student applicants and serve as backup current student advisor to the Major Advisor and Lecturer 
    • Assist in preparation of comprehensive information to faculty admissions committee regarding applicant pool, application process, and summary of faculty admissions decisions.
    • Maintain prospective student data
    • Forge relationships with staff in units catering to populations OS is trying to recruit to the program 
  • Curricular support for faculty and students 
    • Assist faculty with course modifications and approvals in a timely fashion. 
    • Work with Events and Publicity Coordinator to create course posters and publicity for new courses to spur enrollment. 
    • Update course descriptions (LSA course guide) and time schedule information (RO) within required deadlines. 
    • Schedule courses according to the LSA Class Scheduling Policy.
    • Oversee enrollments, generate reports, maintain registration guidelines (including waitlist and overrides) in OS courses and communicate information to faculty. 
    • Communicate with students in a timely manner to ensure they understand registration issues connected with OS classes. 
    • Course Evaluation oversighth)  Collect and archive syllabi each semester. 
    • Maintain OS student email groups and OS student cohort groups in Mpathways 
  • Coordination of scholarships
    • Update and maintain applications for all OS scholarships and awards
    • Coordinate all award committee meetings
    • Prepare financial information for disbursement of scholarships to awardees. 
    • Update awards database, tracking expected deliverables 
    • Run and analyze regular financial aid reports
  • OS Committee Contribution and Event planning 
    • Work with Academic advisor to plan and lead OS Info Nights. 
    • Work with Academic advisor to coordinate OS Orientation. 
    • Work with Chief Administrator to support, train, and meet with OS Peer Mentors and recruitment team leads

Required Qualifications:

  • Associate's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience required
  • Demonstrated evidence of  excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively and sensitively with a diverse group of students, faculty, and staff in a busy environment
  • Demonstrated ability to handle sensitive and confidential materials and situations with discretion
  • Some event planning or project management experience desired
  • Proficiency and demonstrated experience with spreadsheets (Excel), databases (Access), and word processing
  • Demonstrated experience with public speaking
  • Excellent organizational skills, an ability to set priorities, and handle multiple assignments and deadlines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred
  • Experience in an advising/counseling capacity
  • Knowledge of University of Michigan information systems: MPathways

Application Deadline:

  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

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Research Positions:

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