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 Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle/Hand & Upper extremity services, is seeking a highly motivated and very organized administrative assistant who will work to proactively support the needs of the faculty, while parterning with other administrative staff. This position will provide a full range of advanced and diversified administrative support. This position is located in our S. Main offices (2098 S. Main St., Ann Arbor).
Provides administrative support to Foot & Ankle/Hand & Upper extremity faculty.
Screen, prioritize, and route written electronic correspondence, phone calls - maintaining good telephone etiquette, responding appropriately. Initiate, draft, edit and proofread correspondence, strategic documents, letters of recommendation, and Power Point presentations. Edit and format journal articles, and book chapters.
Schedule depositions and legal meetings.
Provide support for meetings: schedule regular meetings and ad hoc meetings, prepare agendas and gather any supplemental materials, set up audiovisual conferencing, take meeting minutes, distribute minutes as directed, order and set-up refreshments, track action, pending items, and coordinate follow-up activities. Assist with maintaining CME accreditation of meetings if applicable.
Provide complex calendar and time management support by maintaining daily academic calendars for faculty.
Prepare Hosting Forms, People Pay, Travel and Expense Reports in Concur, PCard reports and reconcile accounts.
Manage travel arrangements, including domestic and international travel. This includes, but is not limited to: booking conference registration, reserving venues within and outside the University, arranging catering, arranging flights, hotels, ground transportation, and any other applicable arrangements. Prepare detailed travel itineraries.
Maintain accurate and up to date faculty CVs in M-CV, and NIH biosketches.
Support manuscript development and submission to journals/book editors, including reference formatting.
Renew annual memberships for faculty, assist with monitoring licensure renewal dates, credentialing materials and board certifications.
Help to assist with coordination, planning and excution of the department's annually sponsored event, Badgely Lectureship Day.
Additional administrative duties as assigned.
This position requires a flexible, proactive and results-oriented individual who will demonstrate creativity and leadership in resolving issues; is a team-player who wants to contribute to the department; has strong analytical skills and a high level of integrity; the ability to multi-task, to anticipate the needs of the individuals supported, managing time effectively.
Must be able to work independently, handling multiple competing deadlines in a fast-paced environment while maintaining exceptional attention to detail. Must have excellent oral and written communication skills, and the ability to handle highly sensitive and confidential information. Proficient in Microsoft Office. Excellent interpersonal skills, must be able to interact effectively with a diverse group of faculty, residents, providers, leadership and staff.
The successful incumbent will have a minimum of a highschool degree, or equivalent, and 4+ years of administrative assistant experience in a healthcare and/or academic setting.
Associate's degree or Bachelor's degree desired
Familiarity with University of Michigan Policies and Procedures, as well as UM systems (e.g. Concur, Marketsite, PeoplePay) and medical terminology.
Advanced computer skills (Word, Excell, PowerPoint, Adobe, Outlook) also desired.
Understanding of the University's faculty tracks and the faculty career-cycle.
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.
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.
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.
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Internal Number: 169555
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A great university is made so by its faculty and staff, and Michigan is recognized as one of the best universities to work for in the country. The Michigan culture is known for engaging faculty and staff in all facets of the university to create a workplace that is vibrant and stimulating.For two consecutive years, the Chronicle of Higher Education has placed U-M in its "Great Colleges to Work For" survey. In particular, the university earns high marks for strong relations between faculty and administrators, a collaborative system of governance, strong pay and benefits, and a healthy work/life balance.