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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.

Job Summary

You will work under the direction of the Division of Quality and Health Improvement (DQHI) Manager to help implement the Department of Pathology’s vision for laboratory services that bring greater value to Michigan Medicine providers, payors, and patients. Over the course of a project, you will build a project plan, keep the project on track, communicate with staff and leaders, make decisions, and monitor the progress of the project to achieve intended results. You will work with the DQHI Director and Manager, other DQHI staff, Department of Pathology Informatics team, Michigan Medicine Quality Analytics, and Department of Pathology Vice Chair for Quality and Clinical Affairs to manage projects across the department and institution that decision-makers have prioritized to fulfill our mission of value-added patient care.

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.

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


  • Create long- and short-term project plans, including setting targets for milestones, following deadlines and allocating resources.
  • Use Work Breakdown Structures to identify tasks, duration, sequencing, and appropriate resources with the help of a project team.
  • Negotiate with operational management to delegate tasks on the project to employees best positioned to complete them.
  • Manage potential risks and liabilities of multiple projects.
  • Help establish project scope and goals.
  • Be the contact for teams when multiple units are assigned to the same project to ensure team actions are coordinated.
  • Communicate with departmental and institutional decision-makers to keep the project aligned with their goals.
  • Perform, in collaboration with project team, quality control on the project throughout development to maintain the standards expected.
  • Use data to inform project-related decisions.
  • Adjust schedules and targets on the project to achieve intended results.

Required Qualifications*

In order to be considered for this position the applicant must have met or will have met all the required qualifications prior to the start date of employment.

  • 3 or more years of experience leading/managing projects;
  • Four-year degree
  • Experience applying the Project Management Institute (PMI) framework to projects under your responsibility;
  • Familiarity with different project management methodologies (e.g., agile/scrum)

Work Schedule

Mon-Fri, regular business hours

Work Locations

Ann Arbor, MI (NCRC)

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.