Part-Time Finance/Office Manager

At the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, MI

Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO), the union of graduate student instructors and graduate student staff assistants at the University of Michigan, is seeking a Part-Time Finance/Office Manager to work in Ann Arbor, MI. For more information about GEO visit geo3550.org.


  • day to day bookkeeping and office management activities, including but not limited to processing invoices, payroll, reimbursement requests, procurement requests, account reconciliation
  • following up with vendors to resolve any potential issue (internet outages, malfunctioning equipment, etc.)
  • communication with members about dues
  • communication with the University’s Academic HR and Payroll departments regarding dues deductions, contract compliance, and membership status. Successfully resolving any discrepancies that may arise
  • updating our database with new membership information supplied by the University - monthly
  • preparation of monthly financial statements
  • budget perpetration – annually
  • preparation for our annual financial audit and working closely with the auditor to successfully complete the process

Necessary Qualifications:

  • accounting experience, including budgeting and audit preparation
  • ability to manage time and coordinate multiple projects in high-stress situations
  • ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • experience with database management
  • experience with QuickBooks, Microsoft Office Suite, and the ability to quickly learn additional software applications as necessary
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • US citizenship or other authorization to work in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • prior experience in a higher education environment
  • experience as a staff member in a volunteer-run organization
  • experience in the labor movement

Position is open until filled. Starting salary is $2,466 per month. Benefits include: employer sponsored health plan, paid time off, retirement contribution match (after 1 year).

Cover letter and resume are required to be considered for this position. Please combine these application materials into a single PDF named using the following format: <last name>_<first name>_office_manager_application.pdf. (E.g., if your name is Jane Smith, the file should be named “smith_jane_office_manger_application.pdf.”) Email the application to Steve Lett: treasurer@geo3550.org.

Position and benefits are subject to the collective bargaining agreement between G.O.O.D and the Graduate Employees’ Organization. GEO strongly encourages applicants who identify as trans*, queer, gender non- conforming, of color, and/or female, as well as people of poor and working-class backgrounds, and people with disabilities.

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