Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 25, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232409-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Research Store Manager plays a unique and important role in supporting the research laboratories and operations of the Department of Chemistry. The Research Store provides fee-based critical onsite access to supplies and equipment needed for laboratory research and operations support activities. This position manages the financial operations and the day-to-day activity of the store.

The Research Store Manager is responsible for the purchasing, invoicing, budgeting, selling, receiving, inspecting, distributing, and record keeping of research lab supply items that account for approximately $700,000 of sales activity annually. In addition to managing store financial matters, this position also determines and directs inventory storage plans and procedures, maintains a large variety of laboratory supply items to ensure researchers have continuous access to vital products, trains and oversees activities of student workers, and operates and maintains a purchasing and inventory control software program.

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. Associate's degree or equivalent experience preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required experience and abilities:
- Coordinating, processing, and tracking complex financial transactions
- Applying policies and procedures to financial transactions
- Determining allocation amounts for specialized accounts
- Using communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills
- Working independently with attention to detail in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to regularly lift 50 lb. objects

Preferred experience:
- Handling general lab supplies and hazardous chemicals
- Managing retail store operations



Work Schedule:

7:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with some flexibility; schedule will be determined upon hire

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $19.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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

For questions on the position, contact Char Horsfall, or 608-262-5927.

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 requirements listed above.


Char Horsfall
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


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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.

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Applications Open: Mar 25 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 8 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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