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The Department of Pediatrics, Division of Nephrology research program is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant to provide highly responsible and complex administrative support to the director and team members of the Pediatric Nephrology Clinical and Translational Research Program.
Manage support activities of the research team and office environment
Arrange conference calls and prepare minutes for research meetings
Reconcile monthly PCard, process as needed for travel, and other hosting charges
Complex calendar management and scheduling for the director
Coordinate national and international travel arrangements for outgoing and incoming travelers
Coordinate steering committee meetings, symposia and other special events
Liaison with key internal and external professionals on behalf of the director.
Work with the director and other team members to format PowerPoint, Word, and newsletter communications
Work collaboratively to plan and coordinate events (e.g. meetings, conferences, retreats, conference calls) including specifics such as space reservation, communications, catering, on-site event support, equipment.
Other administrative duties as assigned
A track record of reliability, attention to detail, strong organizational skills, excellent interpersonal skills and professionalism.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, Powerpoint and Outlook.
Flexibility and adaptability
Experience providing direct administrative support to management using independent judgment and professionalism.
Ability to manage workload under time constraints and within established priorities
Minimum of 3-5 years administrative experience
Experience with University of Michigan systems such as Concur, Schedulon, Marketsite, PeoplePay,etc.
Familiarity with University of Michigan Policies and Procedures.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 170852
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