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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

The College of Engineering and Computer Science Office of Advising and Academic Success invites applications from current UM-Dearborn students (excluding CECS undergraduate students) for an office assistant position. This position supports the Office of Advising and Academic Success staff with general clerical work, phone and office coverage, and special projects.


The selected candidate will be responsible for general office duties including greeting students and guests, answering phones, typing, creating spreadsheets, maintaining the electronic filing system, light scheduling and assistance with large projects and events as necessary; a few events may require weekend participation.

Required Qualifications*

Candidates need to be able to answer a multi-line phone system and have a pleasant phone demeanor, they must be proficient with Microsoft Office software including Word, Excel, and Access. Applications from UM-Dearborn work study students are preferred. Candidates must NOT be current CECS undergraduate students.

Additional Information

This job posting is for a University of Michigan Temporary position. Temporary employment may be full or part time, but in either case is limited in duration. Please review the full posting description for details.

Additional Information

We are looking to have the office covered at certain periods, which can be done with one person for multiple hours or multiple people working fewer hours each. Please identify your availability in your cover letter.

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 will be 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.


U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine.  This includes those working or learning remotely.  More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.