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Job Summary

The vision of the Adolescent Health Initiative (AHI) is to transform the healthcare landscape to optimize adolescent and young adult health and well-being. We are looking for a Project Administrator to help us achieve this vision. This position will provide administrative and program support for trainings, services, and events reaching a national audience of health care professionals and youth serving organizations. The Project Administrator will respond to requests for resources, services, and capacity building assistance (CBA), support professional development opportunities including the annual Conference on Adolescent Health and other events, and assist in coordinating AHI’s Teen Advisory Council (TAC TAC).  AHI will provide on-the-job training, but an ideal candidate should have relevant experience working with health care providers, community agencies, or youth groups, and a strong desire to improve health outcomes for adolescents and young adults. The Project Administrator should possess strong organizational, communication, and customer services skills and enjoy working as part of a dynamic interdisciplinary team.


  • Support AHI’s efforts to provide trainings, resources, technical assistance and other CBA strategies on adolescent-centered care
  • Manage requests for CBA and ensure timely communication and follow-up
  • Maintain resources and program information for AHI website
  • Coordinate Teen Advisory Council (TAC TAC) meetings, communications, and youth engagement opportunities
  • Co-facilitate monthly TAC TAC meetings
  • Assist with documentation and speaker agreements for conferences
  • Prepare materials for trainings, conferences and events including purchasing, shipping, and other tasks  
  • Assist with data collection and evaluation 
  • Assist with marketing and event promotion
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in health education, public health, social work, health care administration, communications, or related field
  • Experience in a community-based organization, school, health department, or other health care setting
  • Experience working with youth
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and achieve project objectives 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Excellent communication and customer services skills  

Desired Qualifications*

  • Experience with event or conference planning and execution
  • Training and experience in positive youth development
  • Experience using project management software
  • Experience with website maintenance
  • Microsoft Office Suite expertise

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.