Job description


Job no: 100438-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Information Systems/Technology, Web Design/Development

Position Summary:

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education (OVCRGE) provides oversight of much of UW's broad research enterprise, and is responsible for an array of multidisciplinary research centers and institutes, research policies, and federal, state, and institutional compliances. This includes evaluating conflict of interest, human subjects, animal welfare, and responsible conduct of research and negotiation of industry contracts.

The OVCRGE-IT team creates and maintains information systems that are critical to the administration and management of the research enterprise and the Graduate School. Users of these systems include, but are not limited to:
- Researchers: including faculty, postdocs, staff, and students who need to comply with federal, state, and university policies pertaining to research
- Administrative staff who help faculty members stay on top of their obligations
- Human resources staff who facilitate staffing, benefits, and compensation
- University leadership teams that administer competitions for internal grant funding

As a member of our team, you will collaborate with partners all across campus to deliver high-quality services to the entire UW-Madison community.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional 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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; preferably in information systems, computer science, or related field.
Consideration will be given to candidates with a degree in another field who have relevant work experience in software development.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required work experiences
- Two or more years with Microsoft .NET (C#, ASP.NET, Visual Studio).
- Relevant web technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, JSON)

Preferred work experiences and technologies
- Microsoft Web API and .NET Core.
- API development/documentation platforms (Postman, Swagger, MuleSoft's Anypoint Platform, Informatica)
- Oracle / SQL
- .NET integration with Oracle backend
- Docker and/or other deployment/automation tools.
- Git/GitLab

Other skills and experiences
- Clear and effective communication, both verbally and in writing, to a wide array of professional backgrounds.
- Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
- Ability to develop collaboratively, working with front-end and database developers.
- Project management, business analysis, and/or technical documentation.
- Mentoring new developers and/or students.

Additional Information:

OVCRGE is committed to the continuing professional development of its staff, with opportunities to attend professional conferences, online training, and other educational opportunities. We recognize that curiosity and a variety of professional interests are hallmarks of driven, self-motivated individuals. The larger UW Madison campus also provides opportunities for growth and support through its professional communities, such as UW Women in IT, and UW IT Mentoring. UW Madison hosts a number of self-organized conferences, such as IT Professional Conference, and the Information & Technology Leadership Conference, providing employees with a means to hone their presentation skills and share their expertise with the larger IT campus community.

The UW-Madison campus is comprised of over 900 acres of picturesque grounds located on the shores of Lake Mendota. The campus is bounded on the east and south by the City of Madison and on the west by the village of Shorewood Hills. The location of the campus, the need to develop within the existing campus boundaries, the desire to preserve open space and the numbers of people accessing the campus on a daily basis contribute to this being one of the more complex transportation/parking systems in the Midwest. The campus has over 19.5 million gross square feet of building space and offers a broad array of undergraduate, graduate, professional, research and advanced academic programs. The UW-Madison is the flagship university in the 26 campus University of Wisconsin System and one of the nation's largest and most productive research institutions in higher education.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for the position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position. Cover letters will be used as a writing sample to determine the best-qualified applicants.


Julia Rielly
[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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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: Sep 9 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Oct 7 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 9/11/2019
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