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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.


  • Under general direction from the Institute Managing Director of the Center and Principle Investigator of the foundation grant, responsible for the management, performance, and completion of the projects outlined in the Family Planning grant and provides a single point of contact for those projects. Takes projects from original concept through completion.
  • Lead project teams, develop project schedules, and determine resources needed. Ensure completion of detailed schedules for projects from initiation to delivery and keep key stakeholders informed of any deviations
  • Collect and analyze global family planning project/program performance data and national benchmarks. Prepare written and graphic displays of the findings. Interpret findings and develop solution alternatives as appropriate.
  • Build outcomes research capacity for CIRHT and selected collaborating sites
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of a strategic plan for CIRHT and the broader Rwandan initiative at the University of Michigan.  Collaborate, including convening of meetings, with other units and stakeholders around the UM community with regards to the Rwandan collaboration, and represent CIRHT
  • Ensures adherence to Family Planning grant guidelines and standards and ensures that program deliverables are met.
  • Prepare reports, presentations and correspondence related to project work for management review.

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelors degree in public health, global health services management or business administration
  • Minimum five years experience working on global health related projects/programs in an academic setting.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working with international NGO's and funding agencies.  
  • Demonstrated creative and analytical approach to issues.  
  • Ability to assess competing priorities,manage workflow and meet operational deadlines in a complex organization with minimal on-site supervision.
  •  Ability to analyze, compare and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.  
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills, and experience presenting complex analyses in a variety of executive forums.  
  • Proven ability to function as a member of a team, build effective working relationships and demonstrate initiative.  
  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and tolerate a moderate degree of ambiguity.  
  • Demonstrated project team management skills and experience from project kickoff to execution of study with deliverables..

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.