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Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Health System 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.


Administers, organizes, and conducts training and educational programs in connection with management and promotional development, on-the-job training, and employee orientation.  Maintains records of training activities, employee progress and monitors effectiveness of programs.

This position will design and develop in-house educational and auditing programs for the Administrative Assistants (AA) orientation, competency, and ongoing learning needs.

Review and monitor gross pay registers for biweekly and monthly payroll and tuition payments for Nursing Information Services (NIS).

Assist Clinical Nursing Directors with coordination of unit Administrative Assistants on-boarding and orientation programs.

To perform administrative and/or fiscal activities of moderate complexity and other duties and responsibilities assigned by the Manager of NIS.

Required Qualifications*

Associates Degree or equivalent experience.

Five years + of applicable professional experience is required. 

Candidate must possess excellent organizational and written interpersonal communication skills.  Ability to work collaboratively with internal and external administrative, technical, clerical, and temporary staff.

Possesses and applies a broad knowledge of AA principles, practices, and procedures to achieve completion of difficult assignments.

Must perform with a high degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and confidentiality. 

This position will require experience and the ability to demonstrate proficiency in UM payroll, UM Human Resources, M-Pathways, OneStaff program, presenting to large groups, and web page maintenance.

Knowledgeable of MNA and AFSCME contracts, SPG, UMHHC policies & procedures.

Experience in developing and implementing training programs.

Works with minimum supervision.  Assignments are broad in nature, usually requiring originality and ingenuity. 

Must be able to prioritize workload and maintain focused work in a high volume, deadline-drive environment. 

Employees in this classification typically analyze, compare, and evaluate various courses of action and have the authority to make independent decisions on matters of significance, free from immediate direction, within the scope of their responsibilities.

Desired Qualifications*

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Work Schedule

40 hours/week

Mobile Model of the Flexible First Scheduling (Work remotely for the majority of the work week;  work can be accomplished fully remotely, but they will work on site as needed or requested)

Under FLSA, incumbents in this position meet the criteria for exempt status.

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.

Application Deadline

Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days.  
This job 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, by the start of the fall term on August 30, 2021.  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.