Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 30, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233805-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management

Position Summary:

The Project Manager will provide planning, execution and monitoring of processes and systems in support of UW School of Medicine and Public Health - Department of Surgery initiatives including, but not limited to, strategic planning projects, research administration, education, clinical, finance, and administration projects.

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:

Bachelor's degree required; degree in Management, Business, IT, Healthcare Administration, or closely related field is desirable.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of 2 years of experience in project management or project oversight
Experience coordinating projects and meetings
Experience in budgets/finance

Preferred relevant work experience:
Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
Experience working on projects with cross-functional teams
Experience working in an academic medical setting or other healthcare setting
Ability to interpret and analyze data to effectively communicate with stakeholders
Specific Project Management training and/or certification
Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma tools, or other process improvement practices
Demonstrated success with oral and written communications/presentations, project and team
facilitation, and results-focused
Ability to work independently and cross-functionally with minimal direction in a fast-paced, matrixed environment

Additional Information:

Along with Surgery administrative leadership, this position sets the tone within the office, cultivating an inclusive, welcoming, and collaborative office environment. Flexibility, initiative, patience, and a commitment to providing quality service are essential for success. Incumbent must possess:
-Outstanding time management and organizational skills
-Strong interpersonal and communications skills
-Ability to analyze situations and exercise good judgement
-Ability to effectively influence change
-Strong problem solving skills to achieve positive results
-Ability to move people to action and hold employees accountable to deadlines
-Exceptional administrative skills. Must have achieved mastery in use of MS Word, Excel

A period of evaluation will be required



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please select "" to upload a cover letter and resume. Please address how you meet the minimum requirements of the position in your application materials.


Cory Reithmeyer
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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:

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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 30 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 14 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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