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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

Founded in 1859, Michigan Law School is one of the world’s leading institutions of legal education and enjoys a reputation for academic excellence characterized by a powerful commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Michigan is consistently ranked among the top law schools in the nation, and enjoys international renown for its intellectual rigor, stunning physical surroundings, preeminent faculty scholarship, and a community noted for collegiality and warmth. Michigan Law has an exceptional and cooperative community of talented and interesting students, with 1000 in the JD and 40 in the LLM program. Our commitments to collegiality, to constructive and challenging debate, and to enabling our students to pursue a wide range of options explain why the Law School has long been committed to diversity along many dimensions. Our graduates serve with distinction in the private, public, non-profit, and academic sectors, in large numbers in every major market in the nation, as well as internationally.


Process Law School admissions applications for the Juris Doctor program; track and update data in M-Pathways; maintain electronic and paper files of applications; generate mailings to prospective students; organize and categorize requests for information from prospective students, on both a mass and an individual basis; coordinate shipping of materials to recruiting events; and general clerical duties as needed, including occasional assistance with reception desk.

Required Qualifications*

A high school diploma or equivalent and two to five years of applicable experience. Must have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills; data entry experience with expertise in Microsoft Word and Excel and/or web-based systems; demonstrated ability to work well within a team as well as independently; strong attention to detail and proofreading skills; demonstrated organizational and time management skills; ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and successfully meet deadlines; ability to work with accuracy and speed. Position requires flexibility to adjust to changing priorities and ability to prioritize accordingly.  

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree and experience as a productive team member in a fast-paced admissions office, student service office or other academic service unit; excellent writing skills;  competency using M-Pathways or equivalent (i.e. PeopleSoft) for student administration functions; experience using ACES2, Business Objects, and Google products (Gmail, calendaring, etc.). 2 or more years experience working in a fast-paced office preferred.   Previous experience working in a legal office or firm preferred.

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.