Job description


Job no: 100793-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Computer Science, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Information Systems/Technology

Position Summary:

This position is in the Department of Radiology, UW - Madison School of Medicine and Public Health and is responsible for the computer needs of the clinical and research faculty, academic staff, researchers, clinical staff and administrative staff. The department collaborates with numerous external IT groups including those of other UW School of Medicine and Public Health IT departments, UW Health Information Services and the UW-Madison Department of Information Technology (DoIT).

This position will report to the IT Manager and take direction from the Medical Director of Radiology Informatics and the Vice Chair of Informatics.

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.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Experience supporting information technology in a help desk environment with a demonstrated ability to work with a variety of people, platforms and duties is required.

Thorough understanding of operating systems, especially Mac OS X and Windows, office productivity suites, and web browsers is required. Thorough understanding of most common hardware configurations required. Experience with mobile devices using iOS and Android strongly preferred.

Minimum 2 years' experience in a technology desktop support environment strongly preferred.

Experience in a health care setting and/or academic medical center preferred.

The successful candidate will have prior experience with a variety of software and hardware, will have the flexibility to learn and grow from exposure to new challenges, and will be able to interact successfully with a broad range of team members, users, abilities, and needs in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Experience with desktop automated imaging systems, remote hardware and software management, and centralized inventory and software update tools strongly preferred.

Experience with user education and training, and creating support documentation preferred.

Experience delivering excellent customer service and support is also required.

Prefix determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven years? experience required for appointment at the senior level.

A criminal and/or caregiver background check will be conducted.

Additional Information:

Ability to work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines required.

Candidate must also have excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to effectively discuss highly technical concepts with non-technical project stakeholders, and be able to translate to and from stakeholders' needs and technical project specifications.

May supervise other help desk staff and students depending on applicant qualifications.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for the position, please go to, search for PVL 100793, select the position and click Apply Now. You will be required to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process.


Heather Heimbecker
[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

Job Number:


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

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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).

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Applications Open: Oct 9 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close:Apr 18 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 10/10/2019
Application Due: 4/18/2020
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