Madison, WI
Oct 12, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 103119-US

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: L&S/JOURN & MASS COM/JN & MASS

Location: Madison

Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 103119

Working Title: Support Services

Official Title: UNIV SERVICES ASSOC 2(16660)


FTE: 60%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $14.25

Job Summary:

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $14.25 per hour.

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication is one of the most competitive majors in the College of Letters and Science with an enrollment of 400-500 undergraduate majors and approximately 100 graduate students. The School consists of 25 faculty and instructional academic staff, 5 non-instruction academic staff, 25-30 graduate assistants and 3 university staff employees. The School currently offers the following degrees: BA/BS in Journalism and Mass Communication, a Theory and Research MA in Journalism, a Pro-track MA in Journalism and a PhD in Mass Communications. Each area has its own specific set of admission and program requirements.

Under the general supervision of the School's director, this position proves administrative assistance to the School. The individual in this position must be knowledgeable about student confidentiality (FERPA-Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) regulations and other UW and State policies and procedures.



Schedule Comment:

M-F, Flexible, 60-75% time, assistance at events outside of regular office hours may be required on occasion.


Janet Buechner
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: Janet Buechner, or (608) 263-4080

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:

- Handling time-sensitive and confidential materials in a timely manner
- Maintaining an email distribution database
- Scheduling appointments using Microsoft Outlook
- Responding to inquires requesting information
- Working in a team-orientated administrative setting
- Assist in planning and executing a variety of events

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: Oct 11 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 25 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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