Job description

JOB NO.: 93807-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Information Systems/Technology

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93807-AS

Working Title: Information Specialist

Official Title: IS SPECIALIST(S45DN)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 16, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree Required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum Requirements
-Minimum of 2 years post-baccalaureate experience with technology systems development, administration and configuration in higher education admissions and/or higher education student services.
-Experience with admissions application system maintenance and configuration. iApply product experience is a plus.
-Experience with Oracle student information system and ability to query data.

Preferred Experience:
--Familiarity with the process of developing, testing and implementing software.
--Experience with business process review and improvement.
--Experience working at the intersection between student services and information technology.
--Knowledge of UW-Madison academic structure, for both credit and non-credit populations.

-Experience with online scholarship application software.
-Experience with document imaging systems.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position focuses on supporting and managing technical systems and processes involved in Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) credit and non-credit learner initiatives. The person hired for the position will work within Adult Career and Special Student Services (ACSSS) within DCS. ACSSS is the admitting and dean?s office for special students as well as a number of non-credit programs with growing technology needs. This position will combine technical ability with admissions and advising business process familiarity in order to maintain and manage existing IT support systems and future opportunities. This position will also manage system configuration and will be responsible for auditing and troubleshooting system processes. The Information Specialist will serve in a project manager role for exploration and piloting of DCS learner-related IT initiatives as appropriate. Candidates for this position should have strong project management/organizational skills and be able to handle multiple projects concurrently. Additional relevant skills include the ability to communicate technical concepts to non-technical users, as well as the ability to be engaged in ongoing learning and adapt to a variety of technical systems.

Additional Information:

The Division of Continuing Studies is committed to building a diverse workforce. Members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.


Rosalyn Johnson
[email protected]
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 the position, you must apply online and provide a resume and cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position. Name and contact information for three professional references is also required to complete the online application.

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: Mar 9 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 23 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 3/10/2018
Application Due: 3/24/2018
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