Job no: 227801-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Graphic Design, Library, Museum, Arts, Office & Administrative Support, Youth Programming/Development, Other

Position Summary:

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $15.73 per hour. This position works as a member of the perfoming organizations team, with direct and indirect responsibilities.

Under the general supervision of the Academic Department Manager in the Mead Witter School of Music (MWSoM), this position is one of three coordinators that provide primary and/or back-up support to the general operations and activities of the MWSoM, including but not limited to the MWSoM performance ensembles of the UW-Madison Bands, Choral, Orchestra, Jazz Studies, and Opera programs.

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:

1. Ability to work as a member of a team and direct the work of multiple student employees and/or temporary employees.
2. Prior experience in a musical educational setting and knowledge in repertoire and instrumentation would be helpful.
3. Knowledge of MS Windows operating systems; strong computer skills with extensive familiarity using Microsoft Office (e.., Word, Excel, etc.) or the ability to convert current knowledge of comparable applications to MS applications.
4. Must possess a working knowledge of or be willing to learn design software, a platform to maintain website pages, and to create and maintain databases or surveys.
5. Experience in purchasing, and/or travel policies and procedures preferred.

Additional Information:

1. Must have effective interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written; demonstrate good public relations skills, and the ability to work effectively with faculty, staff, students, and the public.
2. Ability to work independently; possess excellent organizational, planning, problem solving, and facilitation skills; take responsibility for projects and deadlines; and document and implement procedures is required.
3. Attention to detail and excellent proofreading skills are required.
4. Ability to adapt to an ever-changing and dynamic environment, handle multiple tasks the same time, and prioritize on a continuous basis.
5. Must be technologically proficient and able to quickly learn and adapt to new tools and technology and streamline processes and procedures through technology.



Work Schedule:

Regular hours are Monday-Friday 8am to 4:30pm.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.73 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

For questions on the position contact: Anne Brutosky, 608-263-4734.

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.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above


Anne Brutosky
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

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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Applications Open: Oct 21 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 4 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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