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Job Summary

Description of Program

Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy is a ten-week residential fellowship program sponsored by the University of Michigan Medical School (UMMS) Office for Health Equity & Inclusion (OHEI) for undergraduate students attending any accredited college or university. In alignment with the student’s research and career interest, the academy will provide a research or clinical fellowship experience with a faculty mentor who will be invested in the development of the student. Approximately 20 fellows participate in the Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy.

Job Description

As part of the Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MHSURA), the Office for Health Equity and Inclusion (OHEI) is seeking a Program  Facilitator directly responsible for the development, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of workshops designed to contribute to the professional development of the MHSURA participants. The Facilitator will oversee the implementation of all workshops, and be responsible for facilitating designated workshop sessions. The Facilitator Coordinator will work closely with and receive direction from the MHSURA Program Manager.


  1. Must be available for the Academy session beginning early May 2018 through Saturday August 18, 2018:
    1. Specific Academy dates are Sunday, May 27, 2018 to Saturday, August 4, 2018
  2. Highly developed organizational, administrative, and communication (written and oral) skills.
  3. Experience in planning and facilitating workshops about social justice concepts such as social identity, power, privilege, and oppression.
  4. Must be detail-oriented, able to multi-task, and work in busy learning environments.
  5. Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office.

Desired Qualifications

  1. Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  2. Current or admitted medical student desired.
  3. Experience working with students from underrepresented populations in medicine.
  4. Possession of a valid driver’s license

Duties and Responsibilities

Facilitate workshops

  1. Design the content for workshops in collaboration with MHSURA Program Manager.
  1. Facilitate professional development and social justice workshops with MHSURA Program Manager.
  1. Oversee and facilitate weekly discussion group sessions.

Maintain logistics of workshops

  1. Manage the implementation of daily workshop logistics.
  2. Coordinate transportation and/or parking logistics for guest speakers presenting at workshops.
  3. Monitor and order necessary workshop supplies for planned activities.


  1. Manage all questionnaires/surveys relative to workshops.
  2. Create a final report of all the feedback for evaluation purposes.
  3. Meet with MHSURA Program Manager on a weekly basis to update on progress of workshops.

Supervision Received

Facilitators are directly supervised by the Michigan Health Sciences Undergraduate Research Academy (MHSURA) Program Manager.

Additional Information

Position begins early May 2018

Compensation $14.00-$16.00/hr based on experience

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.

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.