Job description

JOB NO.: 96560-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Management/Supervisory, Natural Resources, Environmental Sciences, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96560-AS

Working Title: Horizon Data Management Supervisor

Official Title: SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN)

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: DECEMBER 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,406 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a major in chemistry, biology, natual schience or related discipline. An official or copy of an official, transcript will be required prior to an offer of employment. (Applicants with degrees from foreign institutions must have the transcripts evaluated by a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services http://www.naces.org/ and the applicant is responsible for all costs associated with that evaluation).

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 7 years of laboratory experience and 1 year of leadership or supervisory experience in a professional or academic setting required. Experience may include direct supervision of staff including staff hiring/management, managing daily operations and production of staff, and assuring high quality results are reported and in a safe working environment. Experience may also include demonstrated non-supervisory leadership including team or project lead that included working closely with staff, coordinating effort, communicating with others, proposing decisions, working closely with other supervisors.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for the supervision of the Horizon Data Management Unit, which includes Sample Receiving and Customer Service for the Environmental Health Division at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH). Staff management responsibilities include: managing daily work activities, directing employees, recruiting, facilitating staff training, evaluating employee performance and taking disciplinary action when necessary. This position will also maintain core responsibilities in the unit. Other duties include monitoring work flows, participating in the preparation of budgets and financial tracking. Participate in management teams and supervisor groups as applicable.

The employee in this position is expected to use the tools and principles of quality management in performing their daily work including the following: Demonstrate exceptional customer service by establishing and maintaining effective professional relationships with other colleagues, supervisors, and all customers and partners. Provide constructive feedback for the purpose of continuous improvement in a manner that is supportive of the State Laboratory of Hygiene and its mission. Use effective team skills to contribute to the efficient operation of the work unit. Present ideas, carry out assignments, and provide information as required. Participate in continuous learning through professional development activities.

This position is a supervisory position and reports directly to the Operations Manager of the Environmental Health Division.

Additional Information:

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to employment offer
Possess and maintain eligibility to hold a valid Wisconsin's driver's license and a driving record that meets the guidelines of UW Risk Management.
As defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the employee must be able to perform the essential job functions as outlined in the position description with or without a reasonable accommodation.
Knowledge of effective management and supervisory techniques.
Knowledge of personal computers and Microsoft products.
Knowledge of University personnel regulations.
Knowledge of the Environmental Health Division policies and procedures
Knowledge of University of Wisconsin recruitment and hiring practices.
Knowledge of effective interview procedures.
Knowledge of employee progress assessment systems.
Knowledge of Wisconsin Statutes as they relate to the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene's mission, operation, and responsibilities.
Exceptional customer service skills.
Effective interpersonal skills.
Effective use of quality principles and tools.
In depth knowledge of environmental LIMS systems
Fundamental and broad understanding of lab analyses.
Knowledge of the principles of quality relative to laboratory analyses.
Knowledge and skill in team building, communications.


Heather Sauer
[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 upload a resume and cover letter (including title and Vacancy ID#). If you have questions, you may email [email protected] or call Heather Sauer, 608-890-1152.

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 31 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/1/2018
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