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Job Summary

Independently advise manager, and other divisional staff as necessary on strategic and planning projects to achieve Michigan Medicine and partner's goals and strategies.  These projects are conducted for Michigan Medicine and partners leadership in support of decision making.  Most projects involved coordination and collaboration among multiple entities within Michigan Medicine and partners.  Specific activities include; Developing project proposals and research missions, including population demographics, patient origin, market share, competition benchmarking and demand forecasting; Develop quantitative methods and models to project key Michigan Medicine and partners resources, including faculty, staff and physical capacity, and perform sensitivity and scenario analyses; Prepare organization briefs/thought pieces on long term environmental factors and their potential effects on the Health System (e.g. public policy, payer trend, clinical technology, workforces, etc.); Prepare and present project deliverable in a clear, actionable manner to support Michigan Medicine and partner leaders' decision-making; Establish and maintain positive relationships with Michigan Medicine and partners leadership and faculty; Staff various organizational committees and work groups as directed by the department Director.
Participate in quality improvement effort to improve the department's service and products, including standard methods, data tools and analytics.  This includes representing our institutionn with other partners and organizations.
Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

  • Employees in  this classification are required to have a minimum of a Bachelor degree in appropriate discipline and at least 5 years relevant experience.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills are mandatory.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and tolerate a moderate degree of ambiguity is required.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience is required, including managing multiple projects and addressing emerging priorities simultaneously

Underfill Statement

This position may be underfilled at a lower classification depending on the qualifications of the selected candidate.

Background Screening

University of Michigan Health System conducts background screening and pre-employment drug testing on job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent job offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background screenings. Background screenings are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Report Act.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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