Madison, WI
Sep 21, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92207-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Communications, Editing, Dean, Director, Executive, Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support, Other

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 92207-LI

Working Title: Chief of Staff



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 04, 2017

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $110,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, Graduate or professional degree strongly preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-A minimum of five years of experience in higher education or academic health care environment with responsibilities requiring sound judgment and involving policy-making.
-Employment record showing increasingly responsible jobs related to this position is required.
- Excellent writing and communication skills required.
-Experience in a highly complex, matrixed organization such as an academic health center, or a research-oriented university is preferred.
-Ability to interact and influence at the most senior levels of an organization and to work collaboratively across functions, levels and departments toward shared objectives.
-Ability to professionally manage confidential and sensitive information and issues

Position Summary:

The Chief of Staff reports directly to the Dean and works closely with the Dean on a wide variety of administrative and executive duties, special projects, and initiatives involving the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH) and its priorities. This role enables the Dean to work most effectively with internal and external stakeholders and fulfill commitments to the school, functioning as a representative of the Dean. This is a highly strategic and facilitative role, often working in tandem or on behalf of the Dean on priorities and projects which are critical to the school's missions and success. The incumbent uses independent judgement and analytical skills to follow through on issues on behalf of the Dean.

This position provides operational support to both the Dean and the broader membership of the Dean's Leadership Team. Works closely with the Dean's Leadership Team and Dean's Office staff as well as leadership of UW Health, SMPH's primary clinical partner, to set major priorities, coordinate communications strategies, develop policies, and monitor progress on major projects.

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.

The School of Medicine and Public Health retains the right to change or assign other duties to this position.


Kylee Zander
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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

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: Sep 20 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 10 2017 11:55 PM Central Standard Time


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