University of Michigan

Employment Frequently Asked Questions

  1. How do I submit my resume?
  2. Is there a particular format I should use when submitting my resume?
  3. If I have submitted my resume through the main U-M Careers site, should I also submit it directly to Development?
  4. What happens to my resume once I submit it?
  5. When will I hear back if I've applied to a specific position?
  6. Where can I find out about other positions available at U-M?
  7. Are there opportunities for temporary and student employment in the Office of University Development?
  8. What do exempt and non-exempt mean?
  9. Where can I find directions to various campus locations?
  10. What should I do if my question isn’t answered here?

 


1. How do I submit my resume?

Please submit your cover letter, resume and any other required information electronically via the University of Michigan Careers site.  It’s required that you submit your items as a single document.

If you are unable to apply via the U-M Jobs site, please submit your cover letter and resume to dev.careers@umich.edu. In the subject line, please type in the Job ID# for which you are applying. Return to top

 


2. Is there a particular format I should use when submitting my resume?

For the University of Michigan Careers site, incorporate a cover letter and any other required information into a single document with your resume—either through the 'resume wizard' or by attaching a file in Word or PDF format. Return to top

 


3. If I have submitted my resume through the main U-M Careers site, should I also submit it directly to Development?

No, it is not necessary to apply to Development directly if you have successfully submitted your resume on the University of Michigan Careers site (you will be able to review your profile to confirm that your submission was successful).   Return to top

 


4. What happens to my resume once I submit it?

If you applied through the University of Michigan Careers site, you will be able to review your profile to confirm that your submission was successful. Your cover letter and resume will be accessible to the appropriate hiring manager immediately.   Return to top

 


5. When will I hear back if I've applied to a specific position?

We typically review resumes and contact the candidates invited to interview within two weeks after receipt of a resume.  Return to top

 


6. Where can I find out about other positions available at U-M?

Visit the University of Michigan Careers site for all positions listed within the University. Recruitment and Human Resources is affiliated only with development positions; therefore, we do not have information on positions outside of the development community.   Return to top

 


7. Are there opportunities for temporary and student employment in the Office of University Development?

Yes. For those students interested in exploring an on-going, part time professional employment opportunity as a student fundraiser, apply to the Michigan Telefund – our premiere student fundraising organization. For those interested in exploring a future in philanthropy through full-time employment during the Spring and Summer terms, apply to Michigan's unique, award-winning Development Summer Internship Program. Learn more about career opportunities for students.  Return to top

 


8. What do exempt and non-exempt mean?

"Exempt" refers to employees who are not eligible for overtime pay. "Non-exempt" refers to employees who are eligible for overtime pay. Please refer to the Compensation and Classification website for more details.   Return to top

 


9. Where can I find directions to various campus locations?

For your convenience, here are two links with driving directions:
Directions to Wolverine Tower, Office of University Development, located on Ann Arbor's South Campus.
Directions to common campus locations and nearby attractions.   Return to top

 


10. What should I do if my question isn’t answered here?

If your question is not answered here, please email dev.careers@umich.edu and/or visit the University of Michigan Careers site FAQ at http://careers.umich.edu/help.  Return to top

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