JOB NO.: 101817-FTF
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support, Other
Employment Class: University Staff-Fixed Term Finite
Position Vacancy ID: 101817
Working Title: LAB Manager
Official Title: UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC(08500)
Hiring Department: A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER
Term: This is a Terminal appointment
This position will provide coordination of the day-to-day operations within Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB), as well as include administrative duties related to the Lab's fiscal, personnel, academic, and general services. The Wei LAB's mission is to design, conduct, and disseminate research that informs policymakers, practitioners, and concerned citizens on how to best promote equitable and inclusive learning and work environments in education in general, and higher education in particular. Broadly constructed, the LAB operationalizes equity and inclusion as efforts taken by organizations to ensure educational success for all of its constituents. The LAB's research agenda and priorities seek to engage the most difficult and important equity and inclusion topics confronting the educational system.
The incumbent must possess superior communication skills and make independent judgments in the execution of duties. This position operates under general supervision and is the sole administrator in a complex research unit. The position requires a person who can maintain strict confidence, as he/she will be exposed to sensitive research, financial, and personnel data.
This is a one year position with the option to extend or become permanent.
7:45am - 4:30pm with a 45 minutes lunch break. Some flexibility is permitted.
Instructions to applicants:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and provide the contact information for 3 professional references. Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. Jerlando Jackson. In your cover letter please describe any experience you have with the following:
*Experience with the University's administrative/financial policies and procedures
*Experience coordinating multiple projects
*Experience with Google calendaring or other online tools
*Experience writing press releases or multi-media outreach
*Prior experience working in a research environment
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: 08 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 22 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time