JOB NO.: 95999-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95999-AS

Working Title: African Studies Program Assistant Director for Operations


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors degree required. Area-specific (Africa) knowledge preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Strong organizational and implementation skills and superior writing skills required. Minimum two-years prior working experience in a higher education administrative capacity. Excellent organizational and office skills. Computer proficiency, experience working with databases and spreadsheets. Demonstrated communication and writing skills. Demonstrated capacity to work with diverse groups of faculty, students, staff, and public in a fast-paced office. Overseas research and study abroad experience in Africa highly desirable.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The African Studies Program supports research, teaching, and outreach at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, bringing together scholars in multiple disciplines, students, teachers, and community partners to consider all aspects of land and life in Africa.

The African Studies Program is a U. S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center for Africa, a unit in The International Division, and a member of the campus consortium of internationally oriented programs known as the Institute for Regional and International Studies.

Additional Information:

The employment title will be Associate Administrative Program Specialist. The position will be a 12-month Annual-basis fixed-term renewable appointment at 100% time. Continuation of the position is expressly dependent on job performance and continued external funding.


Aleia Mccord
[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:

Please submit a cover letter, CV/Resume, and a list of three professional references online through the Jobs at UW portal by the assured consideration date.

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: Sep 11 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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