University of Michigan seeking emergency management specialist

University of Michigan seeking emergency management specialist
University of Michigan seeking emergency management specialist | Courtesy of University of Michigan
The University of Michigan (UM) announced the opening of an emergency management specialist position at the main campus in Ann Harbor, with an application window that is set to close on July 20.

This position will be within the UM Health System (UMHS) and will primarily be focused on health system activity. This position is tasked with the development of policy, plans, exercises and other items related to emergency preparedness coordination within the UMHS. This person will prepare plans that address response and recovery operations for physical, psychological, operational and fiscal aspects of UM operations. This person will serve as a point of contact between the department and the UM Division of Public Safety and Security (DPSS). This person is also expected to participate in all committees relating to emergency management and will take part in initiatives as a part of the regional healthcare coalition.

This position will be expected to be available in the case of an emergency situation for supporting services, which can include activation of the emergency operation center and other response activity.

Candidates are required to have a bachelor's degree in an applicable field related to healthcare, emergency management, homeland security or public administration. Candidates will also need recent emergency management experience within a healthcare capacity, and preference will be given to those with experience in an academic setting. Candidates should provide evidence of their ability to communicate and work in a fast-paced environment and should complete Federal Emergency Management Agency – National Incident Management courses.

Visit the UM jobs website in order to apply.

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