Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Nov 18, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228956-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Human Resources, Payroll, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management

Position Summary:

This position provides general administrative and financial services support, under the general supervision of the Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) Health Policy Programs Director and in collaboration with the IRP Administrative Team. The duties generally support schedule management; financial, hiring, and contracting processes; office procedures; record keeping systems and purchasing mechanisms. The work requires independent workload and task management, attention to detail, accuracy, and the ability to work with a wide variety of individuals both internally within IRP and the UW, and externally with state agencies, sponsors, subawardees, and contractors.

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:

Bachelors degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Skill in use of Microsoft Office software, including Word and Excel.

Experience with data entry, tracking, and assurance of accuracy.

Knowledge of office administration and support services processes and procedures. and skill in organizing and supporting office operations.

Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with colleagues, partner agencies, and the public.

General math and numeracy skills, and comfort with making calculations using equations and formulas.

Self-reliant and facile with internet search and retrieval of documents, files, and in seeking out information, instructions, tools, and resources.

Additional Information:

This position will be hired at 60%. There is no guarantee the position will become full-time.



Work Schedule:

M-F 24 hours per week. This position is not guaranteed to move to full-time.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.73 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

For questions on the position, contact: Donna Friedsam at or 265-9377.

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.


Donna Friedsam
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:

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.

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:

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: .

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: Nov 18 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 2 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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