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On-Call Marketing Student Assistant

Company: WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine
Location: Kalamazoo
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is seeking an On-Call Marketing Student Assistant. This is a 10 to 15 hour per week maximum position, with the student assistant reporting to the Associate Dean for office of development and alumni affairs.  Responsible for marketing and encouraging the donation of gifts from corporations, businesses, individuals and other non-profit organizations. Seeking an individual with an outgoing personality, comfortable in talking with potential donor prospects, and the ability to invite financial contributions. Applicants from racial and ethnic groups underrepresented in the field of Medicine are especially encouraged to apply.



  • Strong telephone communication skills
  • Ability to communicate with donor propsects, vendors and suppliers
  • Effectively to complete small writing assignments for events and newsletters
  • Attend events to greet donors and alumni

  • High school diploma, with post-secondary education preferred
  • Ability to use video platforms like Microsoft Teams and Zoom
  • Knowledge and proficiency in word processing and file management using Microsoft Office and other software required by the department
  • Knowledge and proficiency in grammar and spelling skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing

About Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine


As one of the newer U.S. medical schools, WMed is an exciting environment to pursue an academic career. The medical school is a collaboration of Western Michigan University (WMU) and Kalamazoo's two teaching health systems – Ascension Borgess and Bronson Healthcare. The medical school is a private 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation supported by private gifts, clinical revenues, research activities, tuition, and endowment income.  


WMed is fully accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education and the Higher Learning Commission. The inaugural medical student class graduated in 2018 after completing an innovative, patient-centered, four-year curriculum that prepared them to be exceptional clinicians, leaders, educators, advocates, and researchers of tomorrow. WMed also offers three Master of Science degree programs in Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Informatics, and Medical Engineering.  


More than 200 residents and fellows train in ten residencies and five fellowships accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education. WMed residents and fellows serve patients throughout southwest Michigan in affiliate hospitals and in the WMed Health outpatient clinics. 


To support its mission to educate and inspire lifelong learners, WMed has Joint Accreditation for interprofessional continuing education, which incorporates accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education. 


WMed Health is the clinical practice of the medical school with more than 330 providers (including residents and fellows) offering comprehensive primary care and specialty services. Housed in several locations throughout Kalamazoo and Portage, WMed Health is accredited by The Joint Commission with certification as a Primary Care Medical Home. The Department of Pathology faculty serve as the Office of the Medical Examiner for multiple counties in Michigan. 


The 350,000 square foot educational building on the W.E. Upjohn M.D. Campus located in downtown Kalamazoo underwent a more than $78 million renovation and expansion including two laboratory research floors, forensic pathology lab, and a state-of-the-art Simulation Center that is accredited by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare.  


WMed is building upon Kalamazoo’s century-long foundation of drug discovery and medical device development with a strategic investment in clinical, laboratory, community, and educational research. The Center for Immunobiology, Center for Clinical Research, WMed ForenTox, Research Histology Lab, Innovation Center, Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and Human Research Protection Program contribute to WMed’s advancement of knowledge through innovation and discovery. 


Western Michigan University Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer of females, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans, and actively strives to increase diversity within its community. We provide a drug- and tobacco-free workplace.


EEO Minorities/Women/Disabled/Protected Veterans.

Keywords: WMU Homer Stryker M.D. School of Medicine, Kalamazoo , On-Call Marketing Student Assistant, Other , Kalamazoo, Michigan

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