Employment Opportunities

Job Opportunities

The Ford School is one of the nation's most respected policy schools. We lead research that illuminates public policy challenges and opportunities. We prepare future policy leaders and analysts for dynamic careers in the public and private sectors. We work with policymakers to inform and improve local, state, national, and international policies. We foster dialogue and understanding about the most pressing policy challenges of today.

The Ford School has earned a reputation for academic rigor and excellence; a strong and growing commitment to diversity; and a collegial, welcoming, and stimulating interdisciplinary community. We are housed in Joan and Sanford Weill Hall, a celebrated facility in the heart of the University of Michigan's central campus in Ann Arbor. To learn more about the Ford School's mission and activities—including our bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and certificate programs—please visit www.fordschool.umich.edu/about.

To learn more about all staff and faculty jobs on all three campuses, please visit the University of Michigan's "Careers at the U" website at www.umjobs.org.

The University of Michigan is a Non-Discriminatory/Affirmative Action Employer with an Active Dual-Career Assistance Program. The Ford School of Public Policy is especially interested in candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our community.

Open Faculty Positions

Currently, there are no open positions at the Ford School.

Open Staff Positions

Administrative Assistant Intermediate

The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is seeking an energetic, committed individual to provide professional administrative support and reception services for the Dean's Suite. The administrative assistant will provide highly responsible and skilled administrative support to the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy faculty and Dean's Suite staff. This includes exercising initiative, independent judgment, diplomacy and a service-oriented attitude and follow-through while utilizing discretion and appropriate judgment regarding sensitive and/or confidential matters.

Posted October 22, 2013