Madison, WI
Jul 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102474-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Office & Administrative Support, Other

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102474

Working Title: Front Desk Receptionist

Official Title: UNIV SERVICES ASSOC 2(16660)

Hiring Department: A070600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/UNDRGRD PRG & SRV

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $14.25

Job Summary:

This position provides complex administrative support to staff in CALS Academic Affairs and the Farm and Industry Short Course. The position serves as the main point of contact for prospective and current students and their parents, as well as members of campus and the public, receiving and responding to a high volume of walk-in and telephone traffic as well as paper and electronic mail. This position supports the office staff in providing a wide array of student services, including the Dean on Call service, Career Services, International Education, and more. Activities related to this position are highly confidential as they pertain to personal information and academic performance of students.

Position responsibilities require excellent administrative, organizational, interpersonal and computer skills. The person in this position must present a positive attitude in all personal and telephone interactions and communicate effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the public utilizing discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information. Position requires the ability to multitask and to exercise initiative, self-motivation, independent judgment and action. Work is generally performed under pressure to meet demanding deadlines making it imperative to prioritize projects and follow through on completion of tasks.

Schedule Comment:

7:45 AM- 4:30 PM Monday through Friday


Megan Grill
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.

To apply, you will be asked to submit a resume and references highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position. You will be asked to provide three references within the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

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

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Advertised: 14 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 28 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time