Job description

JOB NO.: 104851-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 104851

Working Title: Administrative Assistant

Official Title: PRG ASST CONF(16310)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $13.70

Job Summary:

The Wisconsin Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory (WVDL) is a high volume diagnostic laboratory that provides a broad range of veterinary diagnostic testing services to approximately 2,500 clients. Laboratories are located both in Madison and in Barron.

This position is located in the Madison lab and performs a wide variety of administrative activities in the areas of financial administrative support, human resources administrative support, purchasing support, travel arrangements, and records management for a laboratory employing approximately 100 permanent/project staff and student hourly employees. This position also provides program and administrative support to the Director and Section Heads in a wide variety of administrative areas.

The employee in this position is expected to demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with managers, supervisors, employees, and central campus administrative contacts. Professional communications, workplace sensitivity and diplomacy are essential. Position responsibilities require the exercise of individual initiative, independent judgment, and confidentiality and discretion. Work is performed under general supervision by the University Business Specialist Supervisor, using independent judgment and in conformance with established WVDL and UW-Madison procedures, methods, and policies.


Schedule Comment:

Monday - Friday, start and stop times are negotiable within established core hours.


Anita Herrick
[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:

Upload a cover letter which specifically highlights your experience working with financial administration and providing customer service, and a resume. Applicants will also fill out the reference form in the application.

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: May 22 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Jun 5 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 5/23/2018
Application Due: 6/6/2018
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