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Job Summary

The primary function is to assist faculty in the Department of Psychiatry with day-to-day office functions with a high level of organization and expertise.
Basic foundation in administrative, clinical and academic concepts and practices sufficient to enable the incumbent to recommend changes in processes, to devise and install procedures, and to foresee administrative problems and requirements is needed.


The incumbent will perform a variety of office support functions including scheduling and coordination of meetings, coordinating travel arrangements for faculty to scientific meetings, reimbursement, and keeping records related to faculty reports. Specific tasks include: Maintain a calendaring system for multiple faculty, answer telephones, maintain CV’s, organize meetings and conferences, human resources functions such as assist in hiring and on-boarding, and with additional administrative tasks as needed. Familiarity with facilitating or coordinating the credentialing and onboarding of new faculty hires, letter preparation and organization of highly confidential performance documents. Faculty recruitment coordination experience is favorable. This position provides support to the Child Psychiatry Service Chief as well as several child psychiatry faculty.

Required Qualifications*

  • Requires a high school education or equivalent and 4 or more years experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Windows, Outlook/Meeting Maker email/calendaring, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Experience with financial management and account reconciliation.
  • Basic knowledge of U-M research activities are essential; experience in Concur & MPathways preferred.
  • Outstanding written, verbal communication and organizational skills.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy is essential,
  • Excellent oral communication skills and customer-service,
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced office environment with competing deadlines.
  • Faculty recruitment coordination experience is preferred.
  •  Excellent team skills are essential

Desired Qualifications*

Qualities the candidate should possess: reliability, attention to detail, ability to get along with others in a close working environment, ability to work on a team and provide support to teammates, excellent attendance, responsive and demonstrates ability to problem solve and take initiative; manage priorities independently; excellent customer-service and communication. Progressive experience performing general administrative work is preferred; knowledge of University organizations, systems and operations is highly desirable. Experience working with EndNote (or related software).

Work Schedule

M-F 8:00am-5:00pm

Work Locations

4250 Plymouth Rd., Rachel Upjohn Building with flexibility to travel to the Main Hospital and other locations

Background Screening

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.

Mission Statement

Michigan Medicine improves the health of patients, populations and communities through excellence in education, patient care, community service, research and technology development, and through leadership activities in Michigan, nationally and internationally.  Our mission is guided by our Strategic Principles and has three critical components; patient care, education and research that together enhance our contribution to society.

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.