Job no: 229030-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

This position provides administrative leadership in the areas of fiscal and human resources administration, purchasing, and program support services for the Associate Dean and the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion.

This position reports to the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion within the School of Education. The individual who fills this position must have a demonstrated commitment to racial and social justice.

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, preferred minimum. Education can be substituted/supplemented by equivalent work experience

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least two years' experience working in an administrative setting.

Experience in organizing events.

Experience in serving as a program liaison to various constituencies.

Ability to provide positive customer service to students, staff, and the general public.

Ability to train and supervise student employees from diverse, multicultural backgrounds.

Ability to operate a variety of office equipment (copier, fax, etc.).

Strong technical skills and ability to approach problems in an analytical and logical manner.

Previous experience in a University setting and/or an ability to develop solid working relationships
with various campus departments and academic programs strongly desired.

Knowledge of the university curriculum and high impact practices strongly desired.

Experience in grants or programs management strongly desired.

Experience in financial management and ability to explain complex purchasing and financial processes strongly desired.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application will include an up-to-date resume, a detailed letter of interest, and names and contact information for three professional references, all submitted through the online application system.

References will not be contacted prior to applicant consent. Only complete application packages will be considered.


Gautam Jayanthi
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Nov 17 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 1 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time