JOB NO.: 90755-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: SMPH/EMERG MED

Location: Madison

Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90755-AS

Working Title: DEM Research Administrative Specialist


Hiring Department: A534100-MEDICAL SCHOOL/EMERG MED

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 26, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; preferably in social science, healthcare or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1-2 years of experience in a research or education program setting required.

Familiarity with research-related contracts and working knowledge of university policies related to research preferred. Professional experience with progressively increasing responsibility in academic programmatic and operations management preferred. Additionally, prior experience managing complex schedules, coordinating large groups of people, and/or successfully communicating with faculty, staff and students is preferred.

Position Summary:

The DEM Research Administrative Specialist will be a primary member of the Department of Emergency Medicine administrative team working on projects to enhance the research and research education activities in the Department. The incumbent will directly support the Vice Chair for Research and the Research Manager in higher level functions related to the research enterprise. Furthermore, this individual will assist the broader research team, over 40 faculty, 36 residents, fellows, and graduate and undergraduate trainees with research and research education related needs. It is expected the incumbent will perform administrative duties to meet faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine, UW, and UW Health goals.

The position requires outstanding administrative, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the ability to work independently and proactively. The position must interface with both senior internal and external stakeholders and a high level of professionalism is expected. Basic understanding of regulations regarding accrediting bodies (e.g., federal and non-federal sponsors), University policy and procedures (e.g., RSP, IRB, grant finance), and the ability to exercise good judgment is necessary.

A high level of professionalism is required of all UW Department of Emergency Medicine faculty and staff. This refers to striving to set an example in all we do to adhere to the finest characteristics of our profession and as a colleague. Professionalism includes demonstrating honesty, integrity, accountability and a commitment to altruism in all work interactions and responsibilities.

The position functions under limited supervision and reports primarily to the Research Manager in conjunction with the Vice Chair for Research.

Additional Information:

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Karlye Wolff
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Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

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.

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Advertised: 07 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

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