The Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the work of Michigan Sea Grant (MISG) staff and students by providing excellent management of the operations and communications of the office, including providing administrative support to all program areas as needed. The Administrative Assistant will be the consistent staff member in the office and on the phone, providing welcoming and responsive service to anyone who reaches out to the MISG office. The position serves as the main presence in the MISG office for approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Summary: Michigan Sea Grant (MISG) is a joint program of University of Michigan and Michigan State University. It is part of the National Sea Grant College Program, a national network of 33 programs dedicated to serving citizens in coastal communities throughout the nation. Administrated through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Sea Grant is the agency’s primary university-based program dedicated to helping citizens utilize scientific information to support a vibrant economy while ensuring ecological sustainability.