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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.

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.


  • Maintain calendars, schedule meetings, conferences, and other appointment/engagements for select faculty as requested, including MPlan, Patient Safety, CLA/BSI, quarterly NP nurse meetings, etc.
  • Maintain PHO/BMT Outlook absence calendar
  • Schedule visitor itineraries and process expense reimbursements/honorarium payments as needed
  • Prepare/maintain attending/on call schedule
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and process reimbursements for select faculty and visitors through the Concur system, including Toledo outreach
  • Reconcile monthly PCard, process as needed, PO/Non-PO vouchers, hosting reports, using existing University/Pediatric Department purchasing systems
  • Produce documents such as scientific manuscripts and reports, including complex tables, charts and graphs, EndNote updates
  • Produce graphics and slide presentations using PowerPoint
  • Assist with special projects and serve as back up to other divisional support personnel as needed


Required Qualifications*

  • A high school diploma, including courses in administrative assistant practices, word processing, bookkeeping or office procedures or an equivalent combination of education and experience 
  • Two to four years of highly responsible secretarial/administrative experience
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and work independently or as a member of our team
  • Excellent computer skills, including PowerPoint, End Note, Microsoft Office
  • Strong project managment/organizational skills 

Desired Qualifications*

  • At least one-year administrative experience in a hospital or clinical setting
  • Reasonable knowledge of Michigan Medicine policies, procedures, and systems

Evidence of qualifications is provided by performance reviews, personal interview and/or reference checks

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. Pre-employment drug testing applies to all selected candidates, including new or additional faculty and staff appointments, as well as transfers from other U-M campuses.

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.