WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

  • Part-Time Administrative Assistant (Monday and Tuesday)

    Job Locations US-MI-Kalamazoo
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/5/2019 8:17 AM)
    Job ID
    2019-1506
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Administrative/Clerical
    Target Salary
    14.50-17.00
  • Overview

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is recruiting a Part-Time Administrative Assistant (Mondays & Tuesdays). Will provide a full range of administrative assistance to the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Life and Student Affairs staff.

    Responsibilities

    • Provides the Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Life and Student Affairs staff with administrative assistance.
    • Perform basic tasks in student information database.
    • Schedules and coordinates meetings upon request.
    • Monitors office supplies and reorders items as needed.
    • Sorts and distributes department mail.
    • Availability to work occasional overtime on weekends or evenings to complete time sensitive projects.
    • Acquires knowledge for new technology and policy/procedure revisions.
    • All other duties as assigned.

     

    Qualifications

    • Associates Degree preferred, plus minimum three years’ administrative assistant experience.
    • Knowledge and proficiency in word processing and file management using Word and other software as required by the
      department. 
    • Knowledge and proficiency in grammar and spelling skills. 
    • Ability to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing.
    • High level of enthusiasm and professionalism in interacting with many audiences including prospective students and current students.
    • Ability to handle high-level administrative issues, analyze and solve work-related problems.
    • Ability to work independently, perform as a self-starter, and meet critical deadlines.

    About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine

     

    As one of the newer US medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo's two teaching hospitals, Ascension Borgess Health and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income. WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and also by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered four-year curriculum that prepares them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. There are more than 200 residents and fellows in ten residencies and three fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The School of Medicine Clinics are housed in a modern 60,000 square foot clinical building on the Oakland Drive Campus and are accredited by The Joint Commission with recognition by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) as a Patient-Centered Medical Home. The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a $78 million renovation and expansion project including two laboratory research floors and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare. The Innovation Center on the Parkview Campus is a life science, technology, and engineering incubator serving the earliest startups to maturing companies with laboratory, office and conference space, access to core scientific equipment and expertise, and a wide range of support services.

     

    Kalamazoo is a wonderful and vibrant city, located midway between Chicago and Detroit. It is a short distance from Lake Michigan, and home to two nationally ranked institutions of higher learning, Western Michigan University and Kalamazoo College. Kalamazoo is known for its community focus and emphasis on access to quality education at all levels. The Kalamazoo Promise is a nationally renowned program in which graduates of Kalamazoo Public Schools receive free tuition to attend public and private colleges in Michigan. Kalamazoo and Michigan provide extensive entertainment and recreational activities, including opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, unique restaurants and shops, and a strong culture supporting the arts.

     

    Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.

     

    EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

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