A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and must be attached as the first page of your resume. Save the cover letter and resume as a single PDF to be uploaded. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline skills and experience that directly relate to this position.
High school diploma or equivalent and at least 1-3 years previous administrative support experience. Expertise in computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, FileMaker, Google Suite, and ability to learn new computer programs. Demonstrated ability to contribute to an inclusive and supportive work environment for a diverse group of colleagues, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and visitors. Outstanding customer service, interpersonal, and oral and written communication skills. Ability to multitask, take initiative, organize and prioritize workload, meet/negotiate deadlines, and exercise discretion with sensitive and confidential information. Ability to work both independently and as a team member and to gather information and resources needed to ensure assignments are completed in a thorough and timely manner.
Bachelor’s degree and 1-3 years of progressively responsible administrative experience in an academic setting. Experience working with diverse college students, preferably in a residential learning community. Demonstrated ability to produce high quality written documents, webpages, email newsletters, and social media posts. Knowledge of UM and LSA operations and systems, including M-Pathways; financial tools; and policies.
The College of Literature, Science, and the Arts seeks to recruit and retain a diverse workforce as a reflection of our commitments to serve the diverse people of Michigan, fulfill the College’s Guiding Principles, and sustain the excellence of LSA.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
The mission of the University of Michigan is to serve the people of Michigan and the world through preeminence in creating, communicating, preserving and applying knowledge, art, and academic values, and in developing leaders and citizens who will challenge the present and enrich the future.
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.
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