Job no: 242932-US
Partial Remote, Staff-Part Time
CALS/ADM SVCS CTR/RUSSELL LABS
This is a multifunctional administrative support position for the
Russell Labs Administrative Service Center. The desire to work in a
fast-paced, friendly, and customer-oriented atmosphere is
paramount. The ability to represent the College and the Russell
Labs Departments to the general public in a polite, professional
and informative manner is crucial.
The Administrative Assistant is a member of the Russell Labs
Administrative Service Center, which supports the academic
departments of Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant
Pathology in their research, instructional and outreach missions.
Key duties include 1) serving as the main office manager,
coordinating office logistics and supervising student help as
needed, 2) assisting the financial services team with grant
management activities and 3) working with the Student Services
Coordinator to carry out academic program tasks.
This position reports to the Department Administrator under general
supervision and interacts with a diverse group of administrative
staff and departmental personnel.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is
committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces
diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are
foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components
of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for
all students, faculty, and staff.
About the Job:
Assistant III (AD003)
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
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
- Ability to maintain effective working relationships with a wide
variety of people, with an emphasis on customer service
- Ability to work independently and set own priorities, as well as
work collaboratively within a team environment required
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
- Experience with, or ability to learn, University policies and
- Proficiency with, or ability to learn, Microsoft Office, Google
Suite and Adobe software required
- Experience with, or ability to learn, UW-Madison administrative
- Experience with financial/accounting work in higher education
- Experience with curriculum management in higher education
- Experience supervising student workers preferred
The position may be benefits eligible depending on FTE.
A077510-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADM SVCS CTR/RUSSELL
Part Time: 50% - 75%
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.
Work schedule will be dependent on determined FTE.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
To apply, please also attach a current resume/CV, a cover letter
highlighting your experience and qualifications as they relate to
the position, and at least 3 references with their contact
information. Please attach this all in a single file.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
Administrative Assistant III(AD003)
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
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
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
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