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How to Apply

To be considered for possible placement, please include a current resume and cover letter. The cover letter should address your relevant skills and experience as well as whether you prefer full-time or part-time work and your availability for fall semester work starting as early as September 28, 2020. 

Temporary Staffing Services is posting and screening candidates on behalf of the hiring campus unit. These positions will be for redeployment if an eligible furloughed regular staff member or temporary hire for others. Preference will be given to regular UM staff on furlough/available for redeployment and those who are currently on Reduction in Force (RIF) status.

Job Summary

The work involves construction of collection kits that will be shipped to research participants. Constructing the kits involves carefully adding the correct ID labels to component parts and research documents. Then the kit contents will be compiled into shipment boxes with the correct shipping labels. Batches of completed collection kits will be carted to the mailroom throughout the day. 

Skills You Have

Position requires: basic computer skills (email, Word, Excel), high level of attention to detail, good dexterity for accurately placing labels on components and documents, ability to lift/move 5 pound collection kit boxes. 

Preferred: high school diploma or equivalent and previous office/clerical or research experience.

Work Schedule

Generally Monday-Friday between the hours of 9am-5pm with options for night and weekend hours.

Work Locations

Work will be carried out in single occupant workspaces at a University of Michigan central campus building where strict pandemic mitigation practices are in place. These practices include daily screening, mask wearing in shared spaces, social distancing, workspace disinfecting, use of PPE gloves and such.

Additional Information

Up to fifteen positions are available including full time positions (40 hours/week) and part time positions (20-35 hours/week). This is a short term opportunity that will continue through the middle of November, 2020.  

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 are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.