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Job Summary

EECS/ECE seeks an experienced, positive, highly motivated, and organized professional to provide administrative support to the Research Area Administrator and the Education Engineering Research Program (EER), a new graduate program within the College of Engineering. 


EER Administrative Support:

  • Coordinate EER seminars and faculty meetings by arranging travel and accommodations for out-of-town participants, - polling for availability, securing venue, coordinating catering, drafting agendas, communicating with participants, facilitating the events etc.
  • Coordinate publicity (e.g., brochures, flyers, email, social media updates) for EER events
  • Assist with content development and update EER and faculty websites
  • Update EER and faculty calendars
  • Other administrative duties as assigned.

ECE Administrative Support:

  • Assist in purchasing for faculty and students
  • Reconcile faculty PCards and prepare travel, hosting and general reimbursement reports for faculty, students and guests
  • Proactivity coordinate complex travel arrangements and provide comprehensive travel details including all arrangements, registrations, confirmations, directions and event schedules
  • Draft and proof read documents, forms, and databases in google docs
  • General office responsibilities, copying, scanning, filing, ordering supplies
  • Other administrative duties as assigned

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma or an equivalent; 1-2 years of administrative experience; excellent communication skills; outstanding interpersonal skills; ability to work independently once trained and as part of a team; demonstrated computer literacy in common Microsoft Office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Google (Gmail, Calendar, and Drive) and the ability to learn specialized software; experience working with web; ability to take direction from several different people; proven ability to prioritize tasks with conflicting deadlines, handle frequent interruptions and meet deadlines; demonstrated excellent organization skills, accuracy and attention to detail; flexibility, positive attitude and exceptional work ethic

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree preferred; 3+ years of experience; knowledge of University policies and procedures; experience with M-Pathways, Concur and Canvas; experience in a high paced, dynamic, working environment.

Additional Information

Department:      EECS/ECE/EER

Location:           EECS Bldg, North Campus

Hours:                40/week M-F 8-5

Mission Statement

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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.