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CLARITI Administrative Specialist

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 22, 2023

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The starting salary for this position is $45,000; however, we anticipate the hiring range to be $45,000-$65,000 depending on experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (

Job Summary:

This position will serve as the administrative support for the leadership team of a multi-site consortium focused on biomarkers of Alzheimer's disease and Related Disorders (ADRD). The 37 Alzheimer's Disease Research Centers (ADRCs), which are spread across the US and are all centers of excellence in their own research, are now coming together as a consortium to focus on a set of joint objectives that, if successfully achieved, will propel the entire field. The consortium will use advanced brain imaging and fluid biomarkers to identify the multiple causes and their associated temporal characteristics that lead to eventual dementia.

The consortium, headquartered here at UW-Madison, is funded by NIH and will bring resources at an unprecedented scale to the network of ADRCs. The incumbent will work to support the leadership team in achieving the operational objectives defined in the grant. This includes effectively communicating with partnering institutions and other stakeholders, preparing documents and presentations, scheduling logistics, onboarding staff, determining workflows and general support of the leadership team.

The incumbent will work with local infrastructure teams in the Department of Medicine, the network of 37 ADRCs throughout the country as well as several other entities outside of UW-Madison including the multi-site team of investigators and their staff.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer.

Responsibilities: Responsible for a variety of professional level work across a variety of administrative service areas including budget, finance, procurement, and human resources with impact across the institution in support of unit or institutional goals.
  • 30% Implements and executes established policies and procedures for a designated work unit to adhere to unit objectives and to align with established strategies
  • 30% Schedules logistics and secures resources for a designated work unit to contribute to the day-to-day operational success
  • 20% Analyzes data and trends, compiles progress reports, and provides appropriate recommendations or conclusions in support of the assigned operational work unit(s)
  • 10% Assists, recommends, and advises staff on unit or program administrative issues, personnel matters, and budgetary problems
  • 10% Serves on committees and attends meetings, representing the interests of the unit or program
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


Bachelor's Degree


Two or more years' experience in a healthcare or human subject clinical research setting is highly desired.

Strong attention to detail, organizational and interpersonal skills are essential. Graphic design and event planning skills preferred. A successful candidate will demonstrate strong verbal and written English language skills.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require 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:


Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

How to Apply:

At UW School of Medicine and Public Health, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.

The Department of Medicine and the University of Wisconsin-Madison are committed to fostering diversity.

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this role. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including your current/most recent supervisor during the application process. References will not be contacted without prior notice.


Erin Chin
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Administrative Specialist(AD006)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. 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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