Job description


Job no: 108045-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Office & Administrative Support, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Position Summary:

This position has duties divided between crime data analysis, Department records quality control, open records requests, accreditation compliance work and special projects designed around the University and Department strategic priorities. This position serves as a staff analyst, working alone or as a member of various committees and teams at the agency level and in multi-jurisdictional, university, state or federal projects. This position operates under the general supervision of and directly assists the Professional Standards Lieutenant and Support Services Unit.

This position conducts crime analysis identifying trends, patterns, and vulnerabilities impacting the University community. Works independently conducting complex studies of organizational activities and training; provides research and analysis in matters relating to biased policing, racial, gender, and ethnic equity in enforcement; law enforcement standards required of a Department that is in a national accreditation process; develops and implements Department studies on procedural justice training; and develops plans, presentations and reports for the implementation of new or improved training processes or services related to equity, diversity, and inclusivity. Assists with comprehensive data entry and quality assurance of Department records. Assists with the review, redaction (when necessary) and dissemination of Department Records upon request of the public and adherence with open records laws. Develops, implements, and coordinates complex training programs that assist the Department in achieving its Mission and Vision.

Work products may take the form of crime data analysis summaries, projections, project plans, documents and presentations, extensive research and analysis, summary reports, policy and procedure recommendations, response to mandates/requirements, contract review, training law enforcement, dispatch, security, or other non-sworn personnel, plans for continuing outreach programs, assignments to work groups completing departmental strategic planning initiatives, service analysis, correspondence on sensitive issues, public testimony, documents for multidisciplinary and nationwide distribution and data entry.

UW-Madison Police Department employees will support the Department's vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. As a Department employee, your everyday actions will be guided by the Department?s values of Honor, Integrity, Guardianship, Health, Empathy and Respect (Reaching HIGHER) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. UW-Madison Police Department employees are expected to take an active role in creating and maintaining a positive, welcoming and inclusive work environment. Employees will assist or participate in the Department?s recruiting, hiring and diversity efforts and the onboarding of new employees in the work unit. Department employees are expected to work in partnership with the campus and area communities to provide leadership in solving community problems, preventing crime and providing a safe environment to fulfill the mission of the University. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department?s mission and vision statements, values and goals.

Position Duties:List of DutiesInstitutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Possess a valid driver's license; pass a thorough background investigation including credit history check, review and verification of all application materials, drug screen, psychological exam, criminal history and driving records checks and reference checks.



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Work Schedule:

This position is considered an essential position for the University Campus. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with UWPD management. In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday and they will need to meet the needs of the UWPD. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during emergencies, special events or as assigned.

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Hourly rate:

Minimum $20.00
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

As part of the application process you will be required to upload your cover letter and resume in to the Talent Recruitment and Engagement Management System. Please see the information requested below prior to uploading your Cover Letter and Resume.


*Describe your training and/or experience in analyzing data or records in compliance of laws, policies or work rules. Be sure to explain the type of work, length of time of such work and the employer.

*Describe your training and/or experience in using, operating, or administering a formal electronic records management system. Please be sure to describe the type of system and type of use, along with the length of time you performed such work.

*Describe your training and/or experience in the processing or handling of sensitive or restricted data. Please be sure to include the employer, type of services provided, and length of time you performed such services.

*Describe your training and/or experience with analyzing data and information. Please be sure to include the length of time you have done so and what electronic systems or software programs you have used.


Amanda Buckley
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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. )

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Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: May 16 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 13 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 6/13/2019
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