Job no: 229243-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is an engine of scientific discovery, with researchers working across the spectrum of agricultural, social, and life sciences. CALS Research Division provides administrative support for extramural research funding including proposal preparation, reporting, and regulatory compliance. Within this environment, the Compliance Specialist acts as a subject matter expert and advisor, ensuring CALS faculty, staff, and students comply with institutional, state, and federal requirements, along with those from international accrediting bodies.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

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. Advanced degree preferred in Biology, Animal Science or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-3 years of prior experience working in research compliance or related field preferred.
-Excellent organizational and management skills.
-Demonstrated experience working successfully in a high-demand environment and ability to meet deadlines in a timely manner.
-Experience with databases and spreadsheets.
-Demonstrated critical thinking and decision-making skills.
-Excellent interpersonal communication and writing skills.

License or Certificate:

A valid driver's license is a requirement for the position. Certified Professional in IACUC Administration, Certified Laboratory Animal Technologist, or Certified Veterinary Technician preferred.

Additional Information:

Working occasional nights and weekends, occasional travel throughout the state, CBC required. An evaluation period will be required.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the `' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position.


Justin Cave
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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.

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 25 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 4 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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