Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jun 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 235402-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

This position functions as an Administrative Assistant for 7-10 providers in the Gastrointestinal (GI) oncology section, in the Hematology, Medical Oncology & Palliative Care Division of the Department of Medicine.

The incumbent will perform administrative duties to meet Faculty, Division, UW Carbone Cancer Center, and UW Health goals. This position will assist Faculty and Division Leadership in successful performance of the clinical, teaching, administrative, and research activities. Responsibilities include constant tracking, prioritizing, organizing, and communicating of multiple ongoing initiatives at various stages of progress. The position requires outstanding administrative, organizational, interpersonal, and computer skills, as well as the ability to work independently and proactively. The position must interface with both internal and external stakeholders, and a high level of professionalism is expected.

The Hematology, Medical Oncology & Palliative Care Division is composed of 60+ physician faculty members, 16+ fellows, 25+ nurse practitioners, academic research and administrative staff located at the UWCCC, University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Veteran's Administration Hospital, Meriter Hospital, and UW Health approved regional clinical sites.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and 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:

- Excellent command of spoken and written English, grammar, spelling, and punctuation.
- At least 1 year of previous administrative support experience
- Professional level and highly efficient use of Microsoft Office

- Experience in a healthcare or academic setting.



Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, daytime hours, to meet the needs of the division. Hybrid schedule of onsite and remote telecommuting work will be required.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $20.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the '' button to get started. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please describe your experience in using Microsoft Office. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


David Smith
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.

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: Jun 11 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 25 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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