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Mission Statement

The Kellogg Eye Center of the University of Michigan is dedicated to enhancing quality of life by preserving and restoring vision. Our guiding principles are Teamwork, Caring, Innovation and Integrity.

Teamwork:  We are a collegial, productive and collaborative community

Caring:        We are respectful and compassionate.

Innovation: Our curiosity drives innovation and the quest for knowledge.

Integrity:     Our ethics are built on openness, honest and trust.

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 our vision is to attract, inspire, and develop 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.

What Benefits can you Look Forward to?

  • Excellent medical, dental and vision coverage effective on your very first day
  •  Retirement Savings Opportunities


The selected candidate will assist in the diagnosis and treatment of visual defects and oculomotor movement disorders by administering Orthoptic and diagnostic tests. They will teach patients how to develop and use binocular vision, instruct and direct patients during treatment and therapy. Additional duties include the operation and coordination of the maintenance of Orthoptic lanes within the pediatric ophthalmology clinic.

Required Qualifications*

Completion of an accredited training center program is required as well as Certification by the American Orthoptic Council.

We are looking for an individual with strong teamwork abilities, willingness to work in varied locations in and around Ann Arbor, MI, and able to promote our guiding principles to both patients and co-workers.

Desired Qualifications*

3 years of work experience as an orthoptist is preferred but not required. Previous experience using an EHR is highly desirable.

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.