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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.


Respond to phone, email and in-person inquiries, mail retrieval, order supplies, order all catering for events and order recruitment gear.

Process applications using multiple software systems, create and maintain records, manage online application fee process and manage student matriculation documents.

Advise prospective students, assist in all aspects of student interview days and prospective student days, attend on-campus recruitment events, assist with technology support and assist with student orientations.

Use and develop reports for analysis and calculations, assist with website monitoring and development and assist with department events as needed.

Required Qualifications*

A Bachelor's degree and/or an equivalent combination of education and relevant work experience. Two or more years of office/administrative work experience. Professional presentation and positive demeanor.  Must have excellent communications skills, diplomacy, discretion and presentation skills. Ability to work independently and to exercise judgment as a critical member of a team in a academic environment. Must be able to set priorities, work simultaneously on numerous projects and meet deadlines. Demonstrated attention to detail and ability to handle sensitive materials. Must have demonstrated experience using MS Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and database tools.  Punctual, regular and consistent attendance.

Desired Qualifications*

Knowledge of U of M policies and procedures.  Knowledge of School of Dentistry policies and procedures.

Work Locations

This position is located in the School of Dentistry at 1011 N University Ave.

Additional Information

Physical Demands/Work Environment:  This position requires the ability to move through the facility pushing and pulling heavy carts of materials.  Must be able to position and move items weighing up to 20 pounds.

Some evening and weekend work is required.

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.

Mission Statement

MDentistry: advancing health through education, service, research and discovery.

MDentistry Core Values: Compassion, Leadership, Excellence, Responsibility, Trust, Creativity, and Inclusion.

The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future. The University of Michigan is committed to foster learning, creativity and productivity, and to support the vigorous exchange of ideas and information, not only in the classroom but in the workplace by:

-Creating a work environment in which people treat each other with respect and dignity, regardless of roles, responsibilities or differences.
-Providing support, direction and resources enabling us to accomplish the responsibilities of our jobs and to reach the goals that are set for professional and personal growth.

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.