Job no: 233244-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Education Assistant functions as a member of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation Education team. This position will coordinate and manage a wide variety of duties that support and impact the residents, fellows, medical students, and faculty of the department. The incumbent will work collaboratively and collegially with residents, fellows, medical students, faculty and staff. The incumbent will work to ensure that the programs comply with regulations set forth by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics Graduate Medical Education (UWHC GME) office. This position provides high-level administrative support to all training programs, recruitment, onboarding, and off boarding.

This position requires an individual with strong communication and interpersonal skills, excellent organizational skills, careful attention to detail, the ability to work as a team player and the capability to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced and often stressful environment. Well-developed assessment skills and decision-making abilities and judgment are required. Position necessitates the incumbent possess the ability to maintain a professional manner at all times and provide excellent customer service.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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:

Knowledge and Skills
- Well-developed organizational skills and strong attention to detail.
- Ability to set goals and manage multiple tasks.
- Ability to work with faculty, residents, fellows and staff in a collegial and collaborative manner.
- Demonstrated ability to learn and use a variety of software applications.
- Proficient in use of Microsoft Office Suite.
- Ability to carry out assigned duties with sensitivity to the confidential nature of the educational environment.



Work Schedule:


Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $17.34 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications of the position.
This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current and most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


Anna Plaunt
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

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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. 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).

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: Apr 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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