Madison, WI
Jul 08, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102343-US

Work Type: Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102343

Working Title: Academic Department Specialist

Official Title: ACADEMIC DEPT SPEC(25060)


FTE: 50%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.67

Job Summary:

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $16.67 per hour.

This position serves as the Department Administrator for the Department of Linguistics (soon to be renamed Language Sciences), providing professional administrative leadership under the general supervision of the chair. Must be able to handle multiple tasks effectively and work independently as well as collegially with faculty, students, and persons external to the department.

Schedule Comment:

50-58% Time. Flexible hours.


Michelle McCrumb
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: Michelle McCrumb, or (608) 263-2305

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 advance notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:

- Providing administrative assistance in an educational/university environment.
- Applying policies and procedures as they relate to payroll and benefits.
- Reviewing payroll transactions to ensure payment amounts and funding string are correct.
- Manage capital equipment inventory system.
- Working in a team-oriented administrative setting.

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: 07 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 21 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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