Job no: 233591-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Research, Scientific, Project Management

Position Summary:

The Department of Surgery in the School of Medicine and Public Health at University of Wisconsin - Madison holds five federally funded research training programs supporting pre-docs, post-docs and medical students. Additionally, the Department is home to a nonfederal training grant that supports minority high school students. This position will provide essential program administration and grant support for these formal training programs. This position requires developing recruitment materials, specialized outreach to targeted training audiences, developing internal training resources, grants management, and coordinating with faculty members in numerous departments and schools to ensure effectiveness of interdisciplinary programs. The candidate selected for this position must have initiative, solid organization skills and excellent interpersonal skills to collaborate with Program directors in the development and execution of program objectives, procedures, priorities, and evaluation processes for the various programs. The individual will also coordinate overall direction to improve effectiveness and quality of the programs; assist in monitoring of trainee progress as well as organization of administrative committees (e.g. Steering Committee, Evaluation Committee, Admissions Committee) meetings. The individual will assist director(s) with correspondence and troubleshoot to resolve problems.

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; preferably in Business Management or related field, but will consider other specializations if candidate has relevant qualifications.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year of experience in program management or demonstrated management or leadership skills in guiding a program or initiative is preferred. Experience working with grants preferred. Experience with budgets is preferred.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant post-graduate, professional work experience. A minimum of 7 years of post-graduate, professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

Must be able to work independently but also collaboratively. Must have strong organizational skills and be able to multi-task. Must have strong oral and written communications skills, and a desire to support high-quality research programs in surgical education.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply, please select '' to submit your application. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.


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.

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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: Jun 1 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 16 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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