Job description

JOB NO.: 106590-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 106590

Working Title: Department Administrator

Official Title: ACADEMIC DEPT SPEC(25060)


FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.67

Job Summary:

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $16.67 per hour.

Department Administrator for interdisciplinary programs of the Department of Afro-American Studies. Primary areas of responsibility include: preparation and management of departmental budget, summer budget, trust funds and UW Foundation accounts including decisions; implementation of personnel policies and staffing decisions, including appointment and hiring processes, evaluation, and merit review; administrative support to faculty Chair in fulfillment of department mission; coordinate and lead work office staff.


Schedule Comment:

Standard 40 hour work week, 7:45 - 4:30 p.m. (somewhat flexible).


Christina Greene
[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 click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position contact: Christina Greene, [email protected] or (608) 262-4085

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:

- Serve as office manager and lead worker for office procedures and activities
- Coordinating, processing, and tracking all financial transactions
- Manage and prepare budgets and reports
- Interpreting and applying policies and procedures related to financial transactions, grants, expenditures, travel, or purchases
- Reviewing payroll transactions to ensure employees are paid on appropriate funding and ensure payment amounts are correct
- Applying policies and procedures as they relate to hiring, benefits and payroll

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: Nov 21 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 10 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/22/2018
Application Due: 12/11/2018
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