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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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


The Housing Bureau for Seniors is seeking a full-time team member to serve as Intake & Resources Coordinator for our programs and services (Foreclosure Prevention, Eviction Prevention and Housing Counseling). This individual will be the initial point of contact for agency coordinators, either by phone or in-person, and will be responsible for screening clients to determine needs, assess the urgency of a situation, and disseminate appropriately. Responsibilities also include development and maintenance of agency resource database. The ideal candidate for this position will have experience working with older adults around issues of housing insecurity and be familiar with relevant community resources.

NOTE: This is a grant-funded position.

Required Qualifications*

  • A degree in social work from a school accredited by the Council of Social Work Education is required.

  • Applicants must have a current clinical license to practice social work in the State of Michigan.

  • Clinical practice and field practicum or recent work experience with older adults is required.

It is essential that the candidate be able to:

  • Manage multiple competing demands

  • Work independently in a variety of stressful and demanding situations

  • Demonstrate critical decision making and assessment skills

Desired Qualifications*

  • Strong assessment skills

  • Ability to quickly plan and coordinate 

  • Relate well to diverse populations

  • Experience working in settings with older adults around issues of housing insecurity

  • Experience working collaboratively and effectively with other professionals, agencies, community partners and groups, particularly those working in housing-related organizations

  • Knowledge of programs and services for older adults is strongly desired

  • Demonstrate a strong sense of cultural humility and attention to social justice issues.

  • Proficient use of Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Qualtrics, MiChart and familiarity with functionality of various databases.

  • Knowledge of University policies, procedures and regulations is preferred.

  • Work Experience with older adults is preferred.

Work Schedule

40 Hours per week. Assigned hours, days of week, and specific work assignments may be modified in response to program, department or service needs. Occasional evenings and weekends may be required.

Additional Information

In response to the COVID19 pandemic, the HBS Team is currently working remotely. This position may require some in office time with the remainder of work week being remote, or as otherwise determined Michigan Medicine guidelines.

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.

Background Screening

Under Michigan law, a criminal history check including fingerprinting is required as a condition of transfer or employment for this position.

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.


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.