Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 21, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233287-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: EDUC/ELPA
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Office & Administrative Support, Other

Position Summary:

The mission of the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis (ELPA) is to create, evaluate, exchange, and apply knowledge about leadership, learning, and organizational performance to prepare scholars and scholar-practitioners who cultivate equity and educational opportunity in a diverse and changing world. Under the general supervision and direction of the department administrator, the department associate is responsible for curricular and administrative support. This role is critical in developing the timetable schedule of course offerings with guidance from the department chair and program leads, entering and reviewing data in the Student Information System, generating reports, administering course evaluations, maintaining files and policies, and supporting adjunct lecturers. This role also provides various levels of administrative support to the department administrator, chair, faculty, and students, manages department meetings and reservations, and assists with delegating and monitoring student employee projects. Additional responsibilities include donor correspondence, social media management, and technology support.

Position Duties:

Curricular duties may include: Develop timetable; data entry; generate reports; manage course evaluations; maintain files; adjunct lecturer appointment processing, onboarding, and course support.

Administrative duties may include: Department admin, chair, faculty, and student support; department meetings; room reservations; assist with delegating and monitoring student employee projects; donor reports and communications; social media; technology support.

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:

The ideal candidate will have at least two years of administrative experience or demonstrated ability in organization, verbal and written communication skills, and technology proficiency. We are seeking a detail-oriented candidate with the ability to work independently and manage multiple complex activities and systems with deadlines and frequent interruptions. The position requires excellent customer service and regular interaction with faculty and staff, graduate students, and campus administration. A background or interest in educational leadership and policy analysis is a plus.



Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 4:30 pm

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $16.04 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit the following through the online application system:
* An up-to-date resume showcasing your experience relevant to the position
* A cover letter detailing what brought you to apply for this opening as well as what qualities and contributions you would bring to the position and department as a whole
* A list of at least three professional references, one of which is either your current or most recent supervisor


Jessica Gile
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.

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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).

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Applications Open: Apr 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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