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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
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Nov 11, 2021

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Job no: 245216-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Institutional Audit and Compliance

Job Summary:

This position is a part of the Quality Management Team charged with support of the WVDL Quality Management System. This position supports the development, implementation, maintenance, evaluation and continuous improvement of the Quality System in order to maintain compliance with mandated requirements and service to WVDL clients. This person in this position will provide program leadership and guidance to staff throughout WVDL, promote effective cross-functional collaboration and support a culture of quality throughout the organization. The person in this position will have responsibilities including related to document control, equipment management, audits, non-conformances and participate in weekly Quality Management Team meetings and monthly Quality Team meetings. This position will report to the WVDL Quality Manager.

This position will support and encourage the Quality Management System throughout WVDL, participate in weekly Quality Management Team meetings for planning and review of activities related to evaluate continuous improvement of the WVDL Quality Management System, participate in monthly Quality Team meeting and act as a liaison between the Quality Manager, Quality Team, Section Heads, Supervisors and employees to share information and implement quality program related activities, actively participate in the annual Management Review of the Quality System, act as Document Controller for controlled documents including SOPs, forms, and procedure resources as assigned, support equipment management including the setup and archival of equipment records and facilitation of lab wide maintenance and calibration related activities, assist the Quality Manager in training employees in quality principles through lab-wide, small group and one-on-one sessions, assist in quality related activities as part of new employee set up, orientation, staff changes and termination of staff, participate in all aspects of internal and external auditing events as assigned, including the AAVLD accreditation site visit, facilitate system level quality programs as assigned, review, revise shared standard operating procedures, as assigned.

This position will also acknowledge documents, perform document reviews, and write or revise documents as assigned, complete and acknowledge training as required, perform laboratory equipment duties such as calibration, preventative maintenance, cleaning and function checks and associated documentation as assigned, initiate non-conformances, participate in CAR/PAR activities and problem solve as part of the improvement process, complete quality control activities and maintain records for duties assigned.

About the Job:

Compliance Specialist II (CP019)

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 in life science or business related field.


Minimum 2 years of quality program experience including advanced knowledge of and experience with the principles of quality assurance, quality control and quality improvement in a professional setting. Experience working with a LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System) and quality management software, and knowledge of a laboratory setting is preferred but not required.

Successful candidates will have experience working with sensitive information, have effective organizational skills, be able to manage shifting priorities, and be able to manage difficult situations between internal and external stakeholders. Successful candidates will also have excellent written and oral communications skills and possess proficient computer skills including word processing, spreadsheets, and presentation programs.



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.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date on or after December 15, 2021. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by no later than 11:55pm CDT, on the assured consideration date. To apply, please complete the online application process and attach a cover letter referencing your qualifications and experience related to quality assurance and quality control, a resume as well as the current contact information for three professional references including one current or former supervisor. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly.

All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in your online application, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.

Special Note: UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

The WVDL is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect, integrity, trust and accountability where employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and business need. The WVDL believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a lab, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We strive for continuous improvement by setting our goals high and expecting high standards using our core values.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.


Jordan Allen
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:

Compliance Specialist II(CP019)

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:

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: Nov 11 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 14 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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