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

JOB NO.: 102499-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102499

Working Title: PRG ASST ADV CONF

Official Title: PRG ASST ADV CONF(16410)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $13.70

Job Summary:

This position provides a wide variety of administrative, clerical, and advanced program support services for the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs, the Assistant Dean for Research Administration, and the Assistant Dean for Graduate Affairs in the Office of Research in College of Engineering at UW-Madison. The position communicates extensively with numerous high-level professionals including Provost's, Vice Chancellors', and other Deans' offices, as well as with departmental chairs and faculty within the UW-Madison and organizations outside of the university community, including state and federal agencies. The position also provides a full range of administrative support for the Office of Research daily activities and serves as a close communications link to academic Associate Deans and administrative Associate Deans. Work is accomplished with a high degree of independent judgment. This is a position for someone who enjoys broad-ranging tasks and responsibilities in a dynamic unit.

The position requires excellent administrative, organizational, oral and written communication, computer, and interpersonal skills. The incumbent is expected to utilize a considerable amount of independent initiative and judgment, exercising a high level of administrative problem solving, analytic ability, and confidentiality. It is critical that the incumbent establishes and maintains effective working relationships with College and campus leaders, staff, faculty, students and various visitors and always uses discretion and in carrying out their duties. The incumbent is expected to independently develop and maintain activities and procedures to meet the demands of the position. The position serves as one of the initial contacts for the Office of Research and such duties must be performed with the utmost professionalism while exercising appropriate judgment. This position is privy to confidential records and conversation and duties performed are of sensitive and confidential nature. The incumbent performs duties assigned by the Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Affairs.

The UW-Madison College of Engineering is one of the nation's top colleges of engineering with eight degree-granting departments and a ninth department focused on continuing professional education. The College has approximately 5,000 undergraduates and 1,500 graduate students, a total annual budget of $215 million, approximately 200 faculty and 1,100 research and support staff. The research portfolio within the College of Engineering is quite diverse, with substantial extramural funding coming from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute for Health, the Department of Defense, and the Department of Energy, as well as numerous other federal and state agencies and industrial sponsors.

Schedule Comment:

Standard hours


Tricia Droes
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:

In order to be considered for this position, please upload your resume and cover letter by the assured consideration date.

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: 17 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

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


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