Job description

JOB NO.: 93866-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93866-AS

Working Title: Access Control Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: APRIL 06, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

There is no specialization degree requried.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Applicants for this position should have at least one year of full-time experience working with centralized access control systems. This position performs a combination of analysis and support duties of great complexity. The position develops, configures, documents, tests and maintains applications software and equipment. This position requires mastery of the techniques and tools related to campus access control systems and campus video surveillance.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin - Madison Police Department (UWPD) is responsible for the safety and security of all faculty, staff, students, visitors and property of the University of Wisconsin Madison.

Under the broad policy guidance of the Infrastructure Security Lieutenant, this professional position serves as the technical and network support of the central campus access control system. This position plays a leadership role in coordinating with the UW Division of Information Technology (DoIT), Facilities, Planning and Management (FP&M) and other units in the management and support of the system. As a member of the Infrastructure Security Unit, the position will participate in campus-wide information technology policy development and long and short range planning. This position serves as a contact person for information and consulting to campus leadership and departments in the design, implementation and maintenance of building access control systems, and provides project coordination with other university departments determining how best to utilize the campus access control systems.

This position performs a combination of analysis and support duties of great complexity. The position develops, configures, documents, tests and maintains applications software and equipment. This position requires mastery of the techniques and tools related to campus access control systems and campus video surveillance. In addition, the position will perform day-to-day tasks as required to ensure the security and functionality of systems and confidential data in compliance with applicable regulations.

Good communication skills are required, especially being able to interpret and translate technical jargon to functional staff. Daily application of problem solving and organizational skills and the ability to work in a team setting and build esprit de corps (sense of shared purpose) among the team is required.

In addition, this position requires a thorough knowledge of and experience in electronic access control systems including hardware and software components; thorough knowledge of PC and Camera Operating Systems; experience in networking protocols; experience in network communications and ability to assist customers/electricians using various University purchased software suites. The suites include but aren't limited to Schneider-Electrics Andover Continuum system, Milestone Xprotect Corporate Editions, Tivoli Endpoint Management, UW-Madison's Authorized Agent Network Tools and all for the greater good of a 24x7 multi-billion dollar education and research institution.
UW-Madison Police Department employees will support the Department's vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. As a Department employee, your everyday actions will be guided by the Department's values of Honor, Integrity, Guardians, Health, Empathy and Respect (Reaching HIGHER) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. UW-Madison Police Department employees are expected to take an active role in creating and maintaining a positive, welcoming and inclusive work environment. Employees will assist or participate in the Department's recruiting, hiring and diversity efforts and the onboarding of new employees in the work unit. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department's mission and vision statements, values and goals.

Additional Information:

This position is considered an essential position for the University Campus. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with UWPD management. In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday and will need to meet the needs of the UWPD. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during service outages, emergencies, special events or as assigned.


Berman Tracey
[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:

Due to this position working within a police department, persons in this position must pass the initial application screening, all steps of the hiring process, an extensive background investigation (including past employment, reference checks, social media check (does not require you to disclose any passwords) and credit history) drug screen, physical and psychological examination prior to beginning employment.

Persons in this position must obtain or possess a valid Wisconsin Driver License and meet the criteria to be certified to operate State-owned vehicles.

Persons in this position are expected to dress in appropriate business or business casual attire.

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.

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: Mar 13 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Mar 27 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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