AFRICAN STUDIES PROGRAM ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR OPERATIONS
JOB NO.: 95999-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: INTL DIV/AFRICA CENTER
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
Official Title: ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
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:
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.
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.
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
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Advertised: Sep 11 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time