Employment Opportunities

Upjohn Institute President

The W.E. Upjohn Institute seeks an inspiring and influential president for the critical role of providing strategic direction and leadership for our Institute. We require an executive with both the ability and desire to shape and disseminate the Institute’s work for maximum impact. For further information, please see our full listing.

Administrative Assistant - Operations

The Administrative Assistant - Operations performs a wide range of administrative and office support activities for the Business Services Team and the operations side of the Employment Management Services Division.

Duties and responsibilities include: Conducting research, collecting and analyzing data to prepare reports and documents; preparing and responding to labor market information requests; maintaining Salesforce data entry for Business Services Coordinators; preparing and editing correspondence, communications, presentations, and other documents; managing and maintaining schedules, appointments, and travel arrangements; filing and retrieving documents and reference materials; arranging and coordinating meetings, events, and communications as well as recording, transcribing and distributing minutes; assisting with specific initiatives and projects as assigned; performing other duties as assigned.

Job requirements: Associate degree required and three years related job experience. Proficient computer skills and in-depth knowledge of relevant Microsoft Office software. Professional written, telephone and in person communications a must. Experience working with a variety of industry businesses. Attention to detail and accuracy. Reliable transportation is required as travel is expected.

Qualifications and proficiencies: Knowledge of standard office administrative practices and procedures. Self-directed with strong initiative and organizational skills. Knowledge of federal and state workforce programs.

About the W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

Since 1932, the Upjohn Institute has functioned as one of the world’s leading independent labor economics research organizations, seeking to research the causes and effects of unemployment and to devise ways and means of alleviating unemployment. The Institute has an outstanding research staff, and it houses the administrative arm of the local workforce development programs. The combination offers a rich source of data and opportunities for operational experimentation.  

Application Instructions

Submit CV/resume and letter of interest to hr@upjohn.org.

Equal Opportunity Employment

The Upjohn Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer and as such, is committed to affirmative action steps to help achieve a goal of equality in the treatment of employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age height, weight, national origin, veteran or disability status in hiring, promotion training and development, compensation, transfer, termination, disciplinary action, and all other personnel actions and Institute related functions and activities. 

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      Administrative Assistant - Operations