ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT II
University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Introduction (Description of
The Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry is large, complex,
dynamic and very productive. It consists of 19 faculty, 7 academic
staff, 8 classified staff, and approximately 80 graduate students.
This is a paraprofessional position within the Department of
Chemistry & Biochemistry, working under the supervision and
direction of the Department Administrator.
This position is responsible for Undergraduate Program assistance,
Schedule of Classes coordinator, front office support, and
reception. Additionally, this position supports several
administrative functions, including updating the department
website, facilitating the department newsletter as well as
providing back up support for other areas of the department's
administrative staff. This position directly impacts student
enrollment and student success.
- High school diploma OR equivalent work experience
- Professional experience in responsible office roles or
- Highly proficient in the use of commonly used business
productivity software (e.g. MS Office Suite)
- Evidence of excellent written and oral communication
- Associates Degree, Bachelor’s Degree, OR related work
- Demonstrated experience analyzing, interpreting, organizing,
and prioritizing business communications.
- Experience in providing customer service
- Ability to follow policies and procedures
- Ability to communicate effectively
Interested candidates should upload a cover letter and resume that
addresses the professional level work experience as it relates to
all required and preferred qualifications, and a list of contact
information for three professional references.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to
ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they
meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not
meeting such qualifications. Questions may be addressed to Kevin
Blackburn, 414-229-3880 or email to email@example.com
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM
will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.
Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and
attach any required documents. The process is complete when the
message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you
receive a confirmation number.
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prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your
references will be required to answer questions regarding any past
findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending
allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
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call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414)
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start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to
work in the United States and to complete the required employment
eligibility verification form upon hire.
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structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on
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To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/36000