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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 Clerk Intermediate for the Animal Care and Use Office is responsible for providing a multitude of office services to both the office and the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).  The individual in this role must be able to work independently in a rapidly changing environment while effectively addressing and managing significant competing priorities and duties.


  • Serve as a point of contact for the ACUO. Screen, prioritize and route all written and electronic correspondence, and phone calls following established procedures 
  • Function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary team
  • Address a wide variety of miscellaneous departmental requests and projects.
  • Create, compile, review, and maintain records required for compliance with federal regulations and accreditation requirements. Process forms and requests from various sources.
  • Plan and execute meetings and small event arrangements
  • Provide assistance with communication groups and site access.
  • Manage area access arrangements. 
  • Serve as back-up to fellow administrative staff.
  • Assist with departmental responsibilities including, but not limited to, such activities as ordering and monitoring general office supplies, organizing and upkeep of department’s supply room, and ordering business cards.
  • Oversee maintenance of office equipment, copiers, and printers.
  • Assist with physical office responsibilities including setting up work spaces, arranging maintenance or repairs


Required Qualifications*

  • Some relevant college education required; degree preferred
  • One to three years of administrative experienceWillingness to take direction and learn/develop new skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • With supervision, be able to handle a variety of tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work as a team member
  • Proficient in the use of computers, including Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Apps)
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with faculty and staff
  • Work Schedule:  Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Desired Qualifications*

  • An ability and willingness to learn new software


Background Screening

The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks will be performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting 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.