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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, English as a Second Language, Foreign Languages & Literatures, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Financial Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 237887-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department: INTL DIV/SASLI
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing

Position Summary:

The Language Program Office is a unit in the International Division, serving communities engaged in learning, teaching, and researching Less Commonly Taught Languages. The LPO is the home of the Wisconsin Intensive Summer Language Institutes, Project GO at UW-Madison, the American Institute of Pakistan Studies, and the Regional Flagship Languages Initiatives for Hindi, Indonesian, Turkish, and Urdu. This position will manage the financial and support the budgeting aspects of the LPO programs, working closely with partners and stakeholders both on and off-campus. Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, and familiarity with financial processes. Experience with financial, budget, and/or grant management will be strongly considered, however the LPO is willing to train someone with less direct experience but who can demonstrate other relevant skills coupled with an enthusiasm for learning and a willingness to grow with the job.

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:

The work requires a high level of attention to detail and accuracy, as well as an ability to communicate effectively with people from varied backgrounds. Prior experience should demonstrate dependability, flexibility, and maturity. The following skills will also be essential to this position:

Demonstrated competence in budget/financial management or a strong desire to learn
Clear and effective communication skills working with a variety of stakeholders, agencies, and partners
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships
Ability to work as a member of a team, while also self-motivated to independently complete individual duties and meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Professional demeanor
Ability to maintain flexibility with shifting tasks, priorities, and deadlines
Ability to prioritize workload, manage multiple projects and deadlines effectively, and independently follow through on tasks

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Language Programs Office and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums.



Work Schedule:

This position is full time, Monday through Friday hours should be during normal business hours, but can be flexible.

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $18.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, a CV/resume, and a list of three professional references through the UW Jobs portal by the assured consideration date.


Anne Naparstek
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: Jul 26 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 16 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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