ESL OFFICE MANAGER

Job no: 227923-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: L&S/ENGLISH/ENGLISH
Location: Madison
Categories: Office & Administrative Support



Position Summary:

This position serves as office manager for the English as a Second Language Program (ESL). Responsibilities include the following: provide administrative support to the ESL program staff; serve as initial contact person for the program; monitor ESL budgets and expenses; maintain records and databases; schedule classrooms; prepare ESL timetable and serve as timetable back-up for English Department; coordinate testing conducted by the ESL program including dissemination of test scores. This position reports to the Director of ESL on programmatic concerns and the English Department Manager for administrative issues.

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:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three to 5 years experience in position(s) requiring advanced administrative skills.

Additional Information:

Excellent oral and written communication skills as well as cultural awareness and sensitivity. These skills are essential for interactions with potential students and others from different countries and cultures and with limited English speaking skills. Thorough knowledge of immigration regulations, state and university policies regarding international students. Remain current and inform other staff members as new regulations are implemented. Excellent organizational and analytical skills to handle administrative and financial details. Ability to exercise independent judgement.

Department(s):

A482400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ENGLISH/ENGLISH

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday, 7;45am--4:30pm; with some flexibility

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $15.73 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

How to Apply: Please click on the : button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Spring Sherrod, spring.sherrod@wisc.edu 608-263-3303

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 advanced 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 the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Spring Sherrod
sherrod@wisc.edu
608-263-3303
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:

UNIV SVC PRG ASSOC(08500)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

227923-US

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://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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 Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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 12 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 26 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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