November 4, 2022

Now hiring! WSU School of Medicine has immediate job opportunities

Do you know someone who wants to further their career with a higher education organization that offers flexible work arrangements, excellent benefits, a generous time-off package with 10 holidays 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 opportunities 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: Manager, Finance 046545

Department Administrator, Physiology 046567

Glass is a department administrator in the WSU School of Medicine’s Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics. He has worked at the university for just 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 School of Medicine’s Human Resources booth at the Wayne State University and City of Detroit Career Expo, happening from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 15 at the Wayne State Fieldhouse.

QUESTION: What is the work culture like at WSU and the School of Medicine?

Answer: Deborah McCrory – “The School of Medicine is comprised of several departments, and each has a unique culture.  From my perspective, the School of Medicine's culture 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 have helped foster a culture in the Center for Molecular Medicine and Genetics, where feedback is welcomed, opinions are appreciated, and teamwork is the cornerstone of our work. We understand that teamwork is about understanding your role and the role of others and bringing your unique gifts together to make things happen.”

Q: What do you like about working here?

A: Glass – “I like that I have 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 fundamentals of change.”

 A: McCrory – “Like Lamar, I am able to put my skills and talents to use on a daily basis.  I find it very rewarding to support the HR needs of faculty and staff so they can focus on achieving their own goals and objectives.”

Q: What do you look for in candidates?

A: Glass – “I look for drive, an eagerness to learn, someone who can articulate how skills from their previous background apply to this role, and engagement.” 

Q: What are your recommendations to someone who is thinking about 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 are 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?

A: McCrory – “Wayne State University offers excellent benefits including flexible work arrangements, a generous time-off package with ten holidays and paid time off for seasonal days during the last week in December.  We also offer 100% tuition assistance for eligible employees, and 50% reduced tuition assistance of the cost of tuition only for an eligible spouse/child of an eligible employee.”

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