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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.


This position will support several research faculty, including two directors.  Duties will include managing complex calendars for faculty and rooms using MS Outlook, arranging travel and preparing travel and expense reports, preparing manuscripts for publication, drafting correspondence on behalf of the faculty, assisting with grant applications, annual reports and renewals, maintaining faculty bibliographies in My NCBI, CV’s and biosketches, creating and distributing complex agendas for invited speakers, prospective personnel and industry guests, transcribing manuscripts and foundation grant reviews, record minutes at meetings, setting up lab meetings, working with caterers to provide meals at assorted meetings and events, support laboratory staff with non-laboratory administrative tasks.

Required Qualifications*

High school diploma and two to four years administrative experience. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills.  Expert-level skills in MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.  Ability to exercise judgment in setting priorities while maintaining a flexible and professional manner.  Excellent attendance record.  Experience supporting research-oriented faculty.  Experience in making complex travel arrangements and coordinating meetings, itineraries and hosting.  Excellent proofreading and editing skills.

Desired Qualifications*

Experience in grant submissions, editorial responsibilities and manuscript submissions strongly desired.  Knowledge of Concur, NIH eRA Commons, My NCBI, graphical design software and website development and management desired.

Work Schedule

8:00AM - 5:00PM

Work Locations

4510 Medical Science Research Building I

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.