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Administrative Assistant Associate position to provide general administrative support to the University of Michigan-Flint Procurement and Contracts department, campus, and vendors.  Positon to provide administrative support to Procurement Agents, customer service support, maintain departmental spreadsheets, manual & website updates to include:

 Administrative Support:

  • Maintain departmental tracking spreadsheets, requisitions, blanket/contract, invoices, and vendor insurance.

  • Maintain departmental website, procedure manual updates, and training documents.

  • Send PO’s to departments and prepare for imaging

  • Mail distribution

 Customer Service:

  • Invoices:  liaison between Shared Services Center, departments, & vendors regarding invoice problems and/or approvals

  • Purchase Orders:  liaison between departments and vendor related to product, delivery, and payment.


  • Compile bid response spreadsheet

  • Departmental meeting agendas

Required Qualifications*

High School Diploma or equivalent

Two years of experience or less

Experience with Excel and Word

Desired Qualifications*

Strong skills in Excel and Word

Knowledge of MPathways

Additional Information

A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter must include examples of how your past work experience is applicable to this position. The letter must also include specific examples of how, in your work experience, you effectively demonstrated at a minimum, the following behaviors and the impact it had within your organization:

  • Communication – Demonstrated excellent written and verbal communication skills as evidenced by clear written procedures and/or oral presentations resulting in messages being understood by constituents.

  • Customer service – Demonstrated customer service competencies as evidenced by the ability to focus on the needs of others resulting in being recognized as a provider of choice.

  • Problem Solving – Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking skills as evidenced by tactfully asking questions to understand rationale behind procedures and policies resulting in decisions are correctly aligned with organizational strategy


Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.