ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT MANAGER

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Jun 09, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90795-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: L&S/COMPUTER SCI/COMP SCI


Location: Madison

Categories: Management/Supervisory

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90795-AS

Working Title: Academic Department Manager

Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Hiring Department: A482000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/COMPUTER SCI/COMP SCI

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,433 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Prior experience in academic department administration, minimum of 1 year. A strong candidate will demonstrate: 1) the ability to establish and maintain excellent teamwork relationships and communication with other employees and to establish a good rapport with faculty, staff and students; 2) the ability to take initiative, accept responsibility, show accountability, and maintain integrity and confidentiality; 3) excellent analytical and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously; 4) computer expertise with a variety of software programs including an advanced working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite; 5) ability to delegate work load effectively and introduce new processes to increase efficiency; 6) knowledge of pertinent University, State, Federal and/or non-Federal rules and regulations; 7) knowledge of personnel policies relating to payroll, supervision, affirmative action, discipline, employee assistance, layoffs, training and retention.



Position Summary:

This position serves as the Department Administrator for the Department of Computer Sciences, which is one of the largest in the College of Letters and Science, with a staff of over 300 including faculty, staff, postdocs, and student employees. The position provides administrative leadership to the Department, develops and coordinates administrative policy with the Chair, and serves as the departmental representative in the day-to-day operation and administration of the Department. The department's annual expenditures in excess of $23 million from a variety of fund sources including 101 operating funds as well as gift and grant funds such 133, 135, 136, 144, 150 and 161.

This position manages the Department's administrative activities, which include policy and operations, staff supervision, financial administration, human resources administration, grant administration, student services and liaison with relevant campus offices. This is a complex position due to the wide variety of department units and operations. Department faculty and staff are involved in instruction, complex research, and broad-based service.



Contact:

Michael Swift
swift@cs.wisc.edu
608-890-0131
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:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Michael Swift at swift@cs.wisc.edu

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation 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: 08 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 6 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

PI98119865