Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 229186-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

This position supports the administrative operations of the Wisconsin Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit (CRU) housed within the department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology.

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:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Strong interpersonal skills, including excellent verbal and written communication skills required
- Excellent organizational skills, and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple concurrent projects required
- Ability to be meticulous and pay attention to details required
- Ability to work independently, as well as function effectively in a team and with a diverse group of people required
- Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with office colleagues, faculty, staff, University and other agency officials required
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Adobe software required
- Experience with, or ability to learn, UW-Madison financial and administrative systems required
- Administrative experience in a higher education setting preferred
- Familiarity with research administration fundamentals preferred

Additional Information:

Position will be hired at 60% FTE (24 hours per week), there may be the potential opportunity to increase to 100% FTE in the future dependent upon Department business needs and budget availability.



Work Schedule:

24 hours per week.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $16.25 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please also attach a current resume/CV, a cover letter highlighting your experience and qualifications as they relate to the position, and at least 3 references with their contact information. Please attach this all in a single file.


Sonia Parker
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:

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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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Feb 17 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 8 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time