Do you know someone who wants to further their career with a higher education organization that offers flexible work arrangements, excellent benefits, a generous vacation package with 10 vacations and paid time off the last week of December, and 100 percent tuition assistance ?
Lamar Glass and Deborah McCrory are two Wayne State University School of Medicine employees who want to spread the word that the School of Medicine has immediate job openings that need to be filled.
Open positions include, but are not limited to:
Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics: Grant/Contract Administrator 046797
Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences: Head, Finance 046545
Department of Physiology: Administration Manager, 046567
Glass is a department administrator at the WSU School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics. He has worked at the university for a little over three years. Deborah McCrory has been a human resources consultant for the university for nearly five years. She joined the School of Medicine’s HR team 18 months ago.
Be sure to stop by the Wayne State University School of Medicine Human Resources booth and the City of Detroit Career Expo, taking place from 10:00am to 3:00pm on November 15th at the Wayne State Fieldhouse.
QUESTION: What is the work culture like at USU and the School of Medicine?
Answer: Deborah McCrory – “The School of Medicine is made up of several departments and each has a unique culture. From my perspective, the culture of the School of Medicine offers people a unique opportunity to take on challenges and produce results that make a real difference in the lives of others, while working alongside other dedicated team members.”
Answer: Lamar Glass – “I’ve helped foster a culture at the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics where feedback is welcome, opinions are valued, and teamwork is the cornerstone of our work. We understand that teamwork is about understanding your role and that of others and bringing your unique gifts together to make things happen.”
Q: What do you like about working here?
A: Glass – “I love that I’ve been able to bring all my talents and put them to use. I have used my Six Sigma experience to improve processes, eliminate waste, and teach others in my department the basics of change.”
A: McCrory – “Like Lamar, I’m able to use my skills and talents on a daily basis. I find it very rewarding to support the HR needs of personnel and staff so they can focus on achieving their goals and objectives.”
Q: What do you look for in candidates?
Answer: Glass – “I’m looking for drive, willingness to learn, someone who can articulate how skills from their previous background apply to this role and commitment.”
Q: What are your recommendations for someone considering applying to one of the open positions?
A: Glass – “My recommendations would be to ask questions, be able to translate how your previous role and/or experience is transferable to the job you’re applying for, and articulate what value you can bring .”
Q: Can you remind everyone what the benefits of working for WSU as a whole are?
Answer: McCrory – “Wayne State University offers excellent benefits including flexible work arrangements, a generous vacation package with ten holidays and paid seasonal days off during the last week of December. We also offer 100% tuition assistance for eligible employees, and 50% reduced tuition assistance only for an eligible spouse/child of an eligible employee.”
For additional career information at Wayne State University, visit jobs.wayne.edu