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Why Join Michigan Medicine?

Michigan Medicine is one of the largest health care complexes in the world and has been the site of many groundbreaking medical and technological advancements since the opening of the U-M Medical School in 1850. Michigan Medicine is comprised of over 30,000 employees and we strive to attract and inspire outstanding people in medicine, sciences, and healthcare to become one of the world's most distinguished academic health systems.  In some way, great or small, every person here helps to advance this world-class institution. Work at Michigan Medicine and become a victor for the greater good.


You Will

  • Report to the Chief Human Resources Officer and be a member of the Michigan Medicine HR Leadership team allowing you to collaborate on departmental operational decisions.
  • Lead the development, testing, implementation, maintenance and audit of Michigan Medicine’s HR data. Collaborate with your team to implement Michigan Medicine's HR system projects integrating with central technology and HR partners. 
  • Manage a portfolio of HR system applications through the project life cycle including forecasting, resource allocation, impact analysis, change management and training.
  • Collaborate and build relationships with user groups ensuring their needs are identified and supported.
  • Provide analytics for HR operational and executive decision support including dashboards, statistical summaries, audits, annual merit programs and program evaluation.
  • Develop department goals, programs, policies and operations that are aligned with budget and system strategies.
  • Manage a team of analysts ensuring high-quality outputs and an ability to translate technology and data supports to business need. 
  • Develop reports to ensure compliance for State, Federal and Michigan Medicine's policies and regulations.
  • Grow and administer credible single source for HR related data.
  • Lead data stewardship for Michigan Medicine HR data.
  • Propose new equipment or software to support human resources goals.

Skills You Have

  • Proficiency in project management including establishing project plans, identifying partners and their interests and allocating human, technological and financial resources to accomplish goals.
  • Expert knowledge of SQL, PeopleSoft, Oracle, Toad, SAS, Microsoft Access, MS Excel (can perform complex functions) and Microsoft PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of query tools such as Business Objects and Tableau.
  • Experience leading teams including coaching and guiding others.
  • Ability to inspire and create alliances to gather support.
  • Passion for working with diverse teams across a large organization.
  • Leadership skills including demonstrated with increasing levels of accountability, comfort with decision-making responsibilities, coaching, teaching and counseling skills.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Information Technology, Business Administration or related field and/or equivalent combination of education, certification and experience 
  • 10+ years of progressively responsible HR system or Information Technology experience and six+ years in Human Resources leadership roles.

Additional Information

Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses

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.  The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening 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.