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.
The University of Michigan Procurement Services strives for excellence in all we do, which is why we are searching for an Administrative Assistant Intermediate to join our team. The Property Control team works with management and staff across the university to support asset management and strategic initiatives.
The successful candidate must have an understanding of inventory, be self-motivated, possess technical skills, independent problem-solving skills, excellent communication, good follow-up skills, and strong attention to detail.
Please note this is a 2 year term-limited appointment.
Responsible for coordinating schedules for efficient and timely tagging of assets
Coordinate with departments on obtaining access to the assets
Elevate issues for management to review when not able to accomplish deadlines
Update Asset Management system with applicable data
Provide reports to Property Control staff
Assist in the development and maintenance of procedures, job aids, and written communications
Assist in process improvement initiatives
Research and aid in solving discrepancies within the Asset Management system
Maintain product identification and locations in the Asset Management system
Coordinate and integrate efforts across departments to enhance asset accuracy
Associates degree or 2 years of experience
Detail-oriented and highly organized, ability to function effectively in an active, engaging environment
Experience using business office software effectively including Google Suites, Microsoft Word and Excel
Demonstrated interpersonal skills and the ability to build successful relationships with a wide variety of people at all levels
Knowledge of U-M policies and procedures
Experience with U-M systems such as MPathways
Procurement Services seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitment to serve the diverse people of Michigan, to sustain the excellence of the university, and to offer our students richly varied disciplines, perspectives and ways of knowing and learning.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 180519
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