Job description

JOB NO.: 96257-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support, Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96257-AS

Working Title: Department Administrator-Pathobiological Sciences


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 14, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A minimum BS/BA degree is required for this position. A minimum of at least 3 years experience in a business or administrative managerial setting required. Training or experience working in an academic department strongly preferred, but not required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least three years experience in a human resources and payroll management role. Knowledge of campus human resources, including HRS, budgetary and finance regulations and sponsored grants management is preferred. At least three years managing support staff or other subordinate staff required. Experience working with nine-month appointed (C-basis) faculty positions in conjunction with effort reporting on grants and sponsored research grant budget preparations is preferred.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Department Administrator serves as the primary resource for Pathobiological Sciences (PBS) faculty, staff and students on departmental, School of Veterinary Medicine (SVM) and University policies and procedures for all general administrative functions of the department. Responsible for oversight and management of daily administrative activities in a variety of areas ranging from all financial procedures for payroll/human resources to understanding sponsored grant issues.

Additional Information:

We are seeking a professional that has experience using sound judgment in decision making processes, and is capable of balancing many needs and establishing priorities in order to complete their work. Prior work experience should demonstrate strong interpersonal skills, ability to meet deadlines and clearly communicate with a broad group of individuals (i.e. faculty, staff, residents and/or students). Strong analytical and computer skills will be essential to succeeding in this position; as will the ability to work both independently and as a team member.


Charles Czuprynski
[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:

To apply for this job, please click on "Apply Online". You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume, and document listing the contact information for three professional references. If you have questions regarding the process, you may contact Nancy Parkinson at [email protected]

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: Oct 8 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 5 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 10/9/2018
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