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Job Opportunities at Rackham

As an employer, the Rackham Graduate School recognizes and places high value on our employees and their contributions towards advancing the mission of the Graduate School. That mission includes:

  • Ensuring and enhancing academic program quality
  • Providing financial support for graduate students and broadening access to graduate study
  • Delivering outstanding, flexible, responsive services and expertise to students, faculty and staff in Rackham graduate programs

Rackham offers a workplace characterized by collegial collaboration and a strong sense of caring among our employees.

Our Commitment to Diversity

The University of Michigan’s commitment to diversity is central to Rackham’s core mission to ensure excellence in graduate education. Together we recognize that diversity – in our workplace and in our graduate student community – fosters a rich and creative environment, and we are actively engaged in building a more diverse workplace. We share the values of University Human Resources and encourage all qualified applicants to apply. We support flexible work schedules whenever feasible and practice a family-friendly approach in applying University leave policies and procedures.

We enjoy working together in the beautiful and historic Rackham Building!

Full, Part Time, Temporary, and Student Employment Opportunities

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Tools for Faculty, Staff, and Student Employees

About Our Career Opportunities

We strongly encourage and support professional and personal staff development through the University's career development resources in U-M Human Resources Development and staff participation on committees like Rackham’s STAR (Staff Recognition and Reward) and the University’s VOICES of the Staff to generate new ideas and conversations about how to improve the workplace. Rackham staff attend campus-wide events such as MLK Day activities, the Women of Color Career Conference, U-M StaffWorks Technology Conference, and the CEW Advanced Leadership Program. We regularly host speakers and workshops on topics of interest to staff including customer service, health and wellness, ergonomics, sustainability, social media tools, stress and conflict management, emergency preparedness, personal financial planning, and how to prepare for retirement. Managers maintain an open door policy with regard to staff issues and concerns.

The University of Michigan, as an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action. The University of Michigan is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, disability, religion, height, weight, or veteran status in employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.