Job description

JOB NO.: 106379-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 106379

Working Title: Admin Assistant

Official Title: UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC(08500)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.42

Job Summary:

This position provides administrative program support to the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH), Department of Medicine (DOM), Division of Geriatrics and Gerontology. The Division is composed of 30 faculty members, three follows, and a varying number (over 200) of research and administrative personnel. The Division of Geriatrics has clinics at UW Health University Station, UW Health East, Oakwood West, Wisconsin Sleep and the VA Hospital. The Geriatrics Division also supports educational programs for physician training at all levels.

As Geriatrics Division administrative support, this USPA position will assist by coordinating, delegating and performing administrative duties directly for the Geriatrics and Gerontology Program, Division Head, Division Administrator, ADRC Administrator and other Geriatrics faculty and staff. This position will collaborate with the VA Madison Geriatrics Research Education and Clinical Center (GRECC) Administrative Officer and associated staff. The USPA provides support to the Geriatrics faculty and staff to assist in achieving successful performance of clinical patient care, teaching, research service, outreach and other activities.

This is a multi-faceted position with a high level of independence and professionalism expected of the successful candidate. The USPA coordinates a wide range of daily activities for the Geriatrics faculty and is expected to communicate effectively with persons external to the Division and Department, have knowledge and understanding of the complexity of the geriatrics patient population and advance knowledge of Division, Department, University, State and Federal requirements for the program. The USPA should have the ability to exercise exceptional judgment, organization, communication, computer and personal relations skills.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.


Schedule Comment:

Typical office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Schedule flexible to meet the needs of the division.

The position will be housed in an off-campus office building with nearby bus routes and convenient, free on-site parking available.


Patrick Hanson
[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 begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online 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.

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Advertised: Oct 10 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 24 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 10/11/2018
Application Due: 10/25/2018
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