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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 Center for Education Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operations for the Center for Education, which includes supervision of staff for the Clerkship, Residency and Fellowship programs and the management of the projects and activities of the Center. The Center for Education Administrator assists the Clerkship Director, Program Directors and Program Coordinators in developing and maintaining the educational quality of the training program and ensuring compliance with the LCME and ACGME accreditation standards and other regulatory requirements.  The Center for Education Administrator functions as a liaison between the institutional educational offices, participating clinical sites, and other departments, and provides administrative leadership and guidance to the educational staff. The Center for Education Administrator is responsible for ensuring all the educational projects and activities of the Center are progressing according to the set timeline and goals.

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
  • 2:1 Match on retirement savings


  • Lead a team of four GME staff members (Clerkship Coordinator, Residency Coordinator and two Fellowship Coordinators.)  This includes ensuring proper training, day-to-day monitoring of duties, approval of time, weekly meetings and review of projects. The GME Administrator also completes annual staff evaluations and determines salary merit increases in collaboration with Program Directors and Associate Chair for Education.
  • Provide administrative oversight for the Clerkship, Residency and 9 Fellowship programs. This involves bi-monthly meetings to go over any upcoming projects, brainstorming ways programs can respond to national or institutional changes and review of each programs budget.  This also includes providing instruction when new programs or policies are implemented. 
  • Participate in program-level policy development, ensure adherence to policy, including institutional and federal regulations.
Oversee Program Documentation and Reporting 
  • Ensure the annual ACGME Accreditation Data System updates for the program and residents.
  • Ensure completion of the annual institutional Graduate Medical Education Annual Program Review.
  • A comprehensive review of the residency program on the 25 areas set by the Institution Graduate Medical Education Office to report program standing on items ranging from program resources, to resident duty hour violations to the how the program intends to respond to any areas of concern raised by the ACGME Faculty and Resident Annual Surveys.  We also use this document to report statistical information about this program.  The GME Administrator partners with the program managers to complete this report and submit to the Program Directors, and Associate Chair for Education for final review.   
Recruitment, Credentialing and Orientation 
  • Recruitment will be managed by the Program Coordinator and Program Manager. The CFE Administrator will assist with recruitment when needed to ensure a successful recruitment season.
  • Manage the departmental orientation of incoming interns in partnership with the Program Coordinators and Program Directors.
  • Ensure the Program Coordinators track, report, and ensure compliance with State of Michigan and Institutional licensing requirements, and oversee the coordination of credentialing and orientation of new house officers.
  • Partner with the finance team to develop an education budget for the Center for Education, which includes all UME and GME programs.
  • Continual monitoring and adjustment to programmatic spending.
Partner with the Associate Chair for Education to administer and manage educational projects including:
  • Obstetric simulations
  • Gynecology surgical curriculum
  • Quality improvement projects
  • CME tracking and website updates
  • Billing and coding education
  • Other educational projects as needed

Required Qualifications*

  • Bachelor’s Degree is required
  • Roughly 3-5 years of prior management and supervisory experience
  • Previous experience in a supervisory or team leader capacity is required
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral/written communication skills and attention to detail are required. 
  • Demonstrated interest in education and Women’s Health
  • Must be able to work as part of a team that values brainstorming and collaboration, as well as capacity to work independently and take initiative

Desired Qualifications*

Previous management experience with demonstrated success is desired
Knowledge of Graduate Medical Education processes and procedures is highly desired
Project managment experience is a plus
Experience providing input on financial decisions is preferred
Knowledge of Michigan Medicine policies and procedures is preferred. 

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.


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.