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A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.

Job Summary

The Administrative Assistant Senior provides broad administrative support for the Surgical Intensive Care Unit and Rapid Response Nursing Team.


Inpatient unit Administrative Assistant to perform routine administrative activities with limited authority to make commitments on behalf of unit. Prepares and submits biweekly payroll generated from One Staff data. Has payroll reviewed and signed by Nurse Manager of unit, in time to meet payroll deadline. Reviews GPRs and seeks adjustments when necessary. Follows up with staff involved, collects productivity, payroll, and attendance data. Approves changes in staffing/scheduling of staff. Prepares and submits travel, hosting, tuition support requests. Completes projects and other duties as assigned by manager.

Required Qualifications*

High school education or equivalent and more than four years of experience

Under general direction, provides general administrative support to a department or group of professionals. Exercises considerable discretion and independent judgment and is capable of analyzing complex information requests and determining complex trends. Under FLSA, incumbents in this position are nonexempt.

Desired Qualifications*

Associate Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience is desirable. Computer skills including Power Point, MS Word, and MS Excel spreadsheets, and web skills, payroll, bookkeeping, accounting, or financial experience. Demonstrated excellent verbal, and written communication skills. Demonstrated customer service skills.

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.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

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