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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 Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Hematology/Oncology is looking for a qualified candidate for the position of Administrative Assistant Intermediate Healthcare. This position will support multiple faculty.

The Administrative Assistant must exercise considerable discretion, independent judgment and possess highly developed organizational and communication skills, along with a commitment to UMHS core values, including service excellence.


  • Manage complex calendars for faculty using MS Outlook
  • Schedule cross site and international meetings and teleconferences
  • Coordinate travel (including international travel) and prepare travel itineraries
  • Prepare and send correspondence on behalf of the faculty
  • Maintain faculty curriculum vitae (CVs) in M-CV and NIH Biosketches
  • Reconcile P-cards and prepare travel and hosting expense reports in Concur.
  • Maintain absence and clinic closure forms for faculty.
  • Create forms, excel spreadsheets, and power point presentations as needed
  • Prepare and proofread various documents
  • Approve timesheets
  • Order office supplies
  • Screen and route telephone calls.
  • Assist with Special projects as requested

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma or equivalent and 2-4 years of high-level administrative experience
Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
Ability to handle a variety of tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
Ability to make independent judgment

Ability to work as a team member
Expert/Strong proficiency in the use of computers, including Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint), EndNote, and Adobe)
Ability to interact and communicate effectively with faculty and staff
Working knowledge of M-Pathways

Desired Qualifications*

Associates Degree or Bachelor degree with at least 5 years of progressive responsibility in administrative support to faculty.

Reasonable knowledge of medical and scientific terminology. Experience in P-Card reconciliation in Concur. Experience in grant preparation. Strong multi-tasking and organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills. Attention to detail and strong follow-through skills. Ability to work in a team environment and with multiple faculty members each requiring different levels of support. Must be able to determine priorities and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a dedicated team.

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.