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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.

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

Responsibilities*

Scleroderma Program Center Grant (P30) Administration Services.  Including but not limited to, coordinating meetings, creating progress reports, and renewing application.  

Coordinate pre-award applications, and post award reconciliation and management of accounts for Scleroderma program.  Management of ongoing and upcoming clinical trials, including budgets, account management, and reconciliation. 

Complex meeting and travel arrangements including international itineraries; Interacting with various outside organizations and professional societies regarding conference and meeting planning.  Full meeting facilitation including scheduling and invites involving multiple calendaring systems, doodle polls and working with administrative staff across the University; room reservations; communicating meeting details and agenda, video and teleconferencing, minute taking. 

Serve as one of the initial and continuing interfaces between external organizations (academic, non-profit and Industry partners).  Assertive, professional follow-up. Engaging in high-level verbal and written communications; confidentiality. 

Management of all communication, including emails, in a timely and professional manner. 

Provide support for journal clubs.  

Participate in the ongoing and upcoming initiatives within scleroderma program. 

Provide excellent customer service to both internal and external customers.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications*

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher in Business or Life Sciences. Biomedical business background is a plus.  At least 3-5 years working in an academic research environment in a project/program manager level.  Demonstrated collaborative behavior and strong organizational, presentation and written communication skills.  Ability to set priorities for themselves and others.  Ability to interact with a wide variety of people and personalities both internally and externally. Function well within a fast paced, team environment. Flexibility to meet changing priorities within the group. Computer software fluency.

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.