DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Apr 01, 2018
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 93993-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93993-AS

Working Title: Department Administrator

Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Hiring Department: A484900-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/JOURN & MASS COM/JN & MASS

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 02, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,432 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Prior experience in academic department administration preferred. A strong candidate will demonstrate high-level organizational and critical thinking skills, as well as outstanding oral and written communication skills, and will demonstrate a record of superior task-management and follow-through. Preferred knowledge of campus human resources (including HRS), budgetary and finance regulations, and sponsored grants management.



License or certificate:



Position Summary:

The person in this position serves as Department Administrator for the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, providing professional administrative leadership under general supervision of the Director. The Department Administrator directs and coordinates management of staff in their provision of departmental program support services. The responsibilities include personnel management, staff training, research administration, communication with the UW Foundation, dissemination of information, and the interpretation of rules and regulations on staff policies and procedures for university staff, academic staff, faculty, and graduate student positions. These tasks are performed in collaboration with the departmental Leadership Team to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures of the College and University. The Department Administrator has oversight of the School's budget, including the administration of foundation, grant, and trust funds.

This is a complex, high-level administrative position. The School of Journalism and Mass Communication has a budget expenditure amount to approximately 2.4 million including state funding, graduate shcool funding, revenue funding, and UW Foundation funding. Personnel consists of 20 faculty and instructional staff, 7 non-instruction academic staff, 3 university staff, 20+ grad assistants and numerous student hourlies. This position supervises the administrative office support staff in the School.



Additional Information:



Contact:

Michelle McCrumb
michelle.mccrumb@wisc.edu
608-263-2305
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.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Michelle McCrumb, michelle.mccrumb@wisc.edu or (608) 263-2305

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



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 30 2018 Central Daylight Time


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

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