University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Human Resources Administration, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 241610-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll

Position Summary:

Under the general supervision and direction of the Associate Director for Human Resources, this position is a Human Resources generalist that serves as a resource for the School of Education. As a member of a team of HR professionals in the School of Education, this position will be responsible for managing daily HR administrative activities and provides support to various School of Education departments/units and employees. This position will have responsibilities for overall HR functions related to and including: payroll and benefits, general recruitment and search processes, hiring and onboarding, compensation and titling, and training and development; and serve as the School of Education coordinator and liaison with the Office of Human Resources for employment and immigration processes for International employees.

The person in this position must have a collaborative, service oriented approach to facilitate and foster effective professional working relationships across the school and university. They will need to understand and maintain confidentiality of sensitive information with tact and discretion. Must be able to balance working autonomously and as a part of a team to contribute to the effective and efficient day-to-day service and to the greater School of Education goals and mission.

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum three years of experience working in human resources and/or related business services, at UW preferred.
Knowledge of policies and laws related to Human Resources; UW policies, procedures, and systems strongly preferred.
Experience and knowledge managing human resource activities in a complex organization.
Demonstrated experience and commitment to working with individuals from diverse backgrounds.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to work independently and part of a team.
Experience with developing and sustaining collaborative work relationships.
Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
Commitment to diversity, inclusion and engagement applied to areas of HR and customer service.
Demonstrated Intercultural competency.
Knowledge of employment based immigration policies and procedures related to higher education.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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. Schedule for remote/on campus work to be determined by needs of unit.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, submit resume, cover letter, and list of 3 professional references, including contact information.


Lyndsey Johnson
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:

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.

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: Sep 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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