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How to Apply

Please include a resume when applying to this position. A cover letter is optional, but helpful to include. If included, please indicate which types of positions you would be most interested in and which days/shifts you are available for.

Job Summary

Applying for this position will place you in a general temporary pool of candidates with the University’s Temporary Staffing Services office for future consideration as positions become available at the Ann Arbor campus and Michigan Medicine. Examples of positions that may become available include:

Laundry Worker - Prepare and feed damp linen into sheet spreaders and ironers; fold, stack and place laundry on conveyors; smooth and fold dried items and place on conveyors; and wrap or package linen. Must be able to stay in a stationary position for long duration and position self in order to operate laundry equipment. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Generally Monday-Friday 6am-2pm although occasional weekend overtime may be required. 

Custodian - Surface clean and/or wax furniture, mirrors, venetian blinds, toilet rooms and fixtures; vacuum, sweep strip and wax floors; shampoo carpets and clean upholstery; stock restroom supplies and maintain an inventory of supplies; make beds and change linen; open or lock buildings or rooms; collect and transport waste materials; shovel snow or ice from entrances; clean grounds; unplug commodes, urinals, and sinks without dismantling fixtures; mop wet floors and stairs; operate mechanical cleaning equipment. Desirable Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent. Generally afternoon shifts, various days.

General Laborer - Perform a variety of simple manual labor functions; set up and take down tables and chairs; pack and unpack boxes; pull weeds; manually transport boxes and equipment; rake, sweep and remove debris; collect and transport waste materials; shovel snow; and assemble, disassemble or move equipment or fixtures. Desirable Qualifications: Graduation from high school or equivalent.

Stockkeeper - Receive items and reconcile receipts with requisitions; prepare stock for delivery; load and unload carts, shelves and/or boxes; process orders from requisitions and dispense/distribute/transport stock items. Must be able to move throughout the building, putting/removing stock on carts and shelves in order to facilitate transporting items on large carts to various departments within Michigan Medicine. Graduation from high school or equivalent. Generally 6am-2pm Saturday and Sunday.

Messenger/Runner - Make delivery and pick-ups of used and sterile instruments from various Michigan Medicine units. Restock instruments and supplies as needed. Other duties as assigned by management team. Health care experience preferred. High school diploma desired. Ability to stay in stationary positions, move about various buildings and stoop/bend for long periods of time. Shifts vary and work days vary.

Additional Information

Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. You may be contacted for additional screening such as computer testing, interviewing and reference checking in order to be considered for such positions. If screening is required, our office will contact you directly. Please do no contact our department to schedule the screening unless you have been contacted by a representative from Temporary Staffing Services.

This temporary job opening will be posted for a minimum of two calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.

Positions may be located at either Michigan Medicine or Ann Arbor Campus.

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. Michigan Medicine 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.


U-M EEO/AA Statement

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