Application Deadline- June 29, 2018
Help the University of Michigan to reimagine two-way public engagement. Join our team and become a driver of innovation at the world’s great public research university! The Office of Academic Innovation is seeking a creative positive problem solver to support and grow a new strategic campus wide program designed to share and create new knowledge through public dialogue, support public learners in pursuit of knowledge, and influence decision-makers at all levels.
The U-M Public Engagement initiative was launched in October 2017 to reimagine public engagement at the great public research university. The new Public Engagement Specialist, reporting to the Public Engagement Lead, facilitates experimentation at the intersection of public engagement and innovation by:
- Working with teams within the Office of Academic Innovation as well as faculty to experiment with new models for public engagement
- Collaborating with community partners to create new opportunities for engagement
- Building and supporting a faculty community around new approaches to public engagement
- Scaling proven strategies to increase public engagement
This new position is an opportunity to work with other members of the public engagement community at University of Michigan and within the Office of Academic Innovation to design new opportunities for two-way engagement with public constituencies and learners. The person in this role will have a unique opportunity to help position U-M as the global leader in public engagement as part of our university’s commitment to academic excellence, inclusion, and innovation.
Please refer to the full job posting for more information about this position.