Madison, WI
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 101838-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 101838

Working Title: Admin & Prog Support Spec

Official Title: PRG ASST CONF(16310)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.00

Job Summary:

This position performs a variety of paraprofessional functions in for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement (DDEEA) and serves as the Administrative and Program Support Specialist for the three departments within our division - Red Gym Suite (including STEM, OMAI/First Wave, and Posse programs); Chancellor's Scholarship and Powers Knapp Scholarship (CSPKS); and PEOPLE offices. This position will ensure that all areas comply with the requirements of the University of Wisconsin-Madison and Federal/State Government policies and procedures, as well as a variety of applicable state and federal rules and regulations.

This position is critical to the OVPCDO and DDEEA Divisional staff. This position reports directly to the Human Resource Manager or CSPKS Director. This position provides confidential, administrative and paraprofessional support and work of considerable complexity. This position exercises a significant degree of independence and latitude along program lines which are governed by complex federal, state, and UW policies, rules and regulations. This position is responsible for assisting the divisional and departmental staff within the DDEEA with HR, fiscal, and general business services as well as program support and administrative/office management. This position acts as liaison between the OVPCDO staff and many other University departments and schools and colleges to serve HR, financial, business services, program support, and administrative needs. This position is performed under general supervision and direction; presents, recommends, and works with the Human Resources Manager and the administrative/business services team (BST) to implement procedures and policies related to HR, administrative, financial, business services and related program areas.

Schedule Comment:

Standard University work hours 7:45am-4:30pm


Kathryn O'Connor
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "Apply Now" button. In your application materials, please include a resume, cover letter and a list of 3 professional references. Please describe your experience and skills related to the following in your cover letter:
- communication skills
- organizational skills
- attention to detail
- problem solving skills
- ability to multi-task
- ability to collaborate with different stakeholders
- software skill set
- experience and ability to work with underrepresented and diverse populations

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 17 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 31 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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