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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 interest, skills and experiences that relate to this position. 


Job Summary

The University of Michigan School of Public Health is a diverse learning community seeking to create and disseminate knowledge with the aim of preventing disease and promoting the health of populations worldwide. We are especially concerned with health equity and thus have a special focus on disadvantaged populations who suffer disproportionately from illness and disability. We serve as a diverse and inclusive crossroads of knowledge and practice, with the goal of solving current and future public health problems. 

The Office for Student Engagement and Practice office assistant will provide front desk and administrative support for the academic year.  We are an energetic student services team that provides exceptional customer service for our community of students, faculty, staff, and alumni.   The OSEP team you will work with provides admissions application processing, recruitment, student life, student records, careers and academic/student affairs support. 

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic staff member with a commitment to contributing to a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment for all members of our community.




  • Greeting students, staff and faculty, at the front desk

  • Triaging and answering general inquiries via phone and email

  • Mail services, copying, help with reporting, forms, and organizing/keeping supply inventory 

  • Special project and event support

  • Assisting with meetings and scheduling

  • Support with reports, presentations, and other deliverables

  • Back up support for work cycles

Required Qualifications*

High School diploma or equivalent and 2+ years of relevant experience, exceptional customer service skills, excellent attendance record, considerable experience performing office duties, excellent computer skills with high proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google product suite, and excellent organizational and interpersonal skills working within a diverse team environment. 


Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor's degree, experience working in an academic or student services environment, knowledge of University of Michigan platforms, procedures and policies


Work Schedule

 Work schedule will be in person, Monday-Friday from 8am-5pm with a lunch break from noon-1pm. 

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.