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Job Summary

Performs a variety of clerical duties to receive and disburse cash from and to customers and employees. Posts transactions, counts money, issues change, prepares deposit slips and balances accounts. Knows fundamental concepts, practices and procedures of retail operation. Using established procedures and working under immediate supervision, performs assigned tasks. Work is routine and instructions are usually detailed. Work is normally performed in a typical small scale retail setting.



  • Analyzes and audits various accounts.
  • Posts, checks, and proofs entries to various accounts in a timely manner.
  • In the absence of ASM Finance, verifies and processes accounts payable.
  • Fully fluent with credit card acceptance and cash management protocols to include utilization of various commercial software applications.
  • Serve as a liaison between temporary staff members, volunteers, and senior shop management.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by management.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor's degree or 2-years’ experience in related field.
  • Must possess open availability to include evenings and weekends as required.
  • Must be able to lift or move 35 lbs.
  • Must be able to work in any of the Friends Gift Shops locations during any shift the shops are open. 
  • Able to identify opportunities to drive efficiencies in cash handling, office workflow, and vendor management.
  • Relate easily to others, building rapport and collaborative relationships.
  • Remain calm under pressure and act as a settling influence when interacting with customers, volunteers, and the staff.
  • Able to learn under and cope with changing conditions and find solutions to issues in any situation.
  • Organized and able to manage your time efficiently, which results in consistent productivity.
  • Compliance at all times with the requirements of the University of Michigan and the University of Michigan Health System.
  • You are expected to work a majority of your time in a small office setting, but adaptable to cover any position in the organization.
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills primarily written, verbal, and team collaboration.

Desired Qualifications*

  • Knowledge of UM administrative data systems, information and computing resources, and specific knowledge of UM's financial data systems preferred
  • Familiarity with CounterPoint retail system helpful
  • Have full literacy of Microsoft’s Office to include Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

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.