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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
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Posted date
Nov 30, 2021

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Job no: 246757-TE
Work type: Partial Remote, Temporary
Location: Madison
Categories: Administrative Services

Job Summary:

The Global Health Institute (GHI) is dedicated to improving and inspiring collaboration, educating tomorrow's leaders, and promoting research and outreach to improve well-being for all. We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking Administrative Assistant for the Global Health Institute who can provide general administrative support to the Global Health Institute Director and back up support to the Administrative Manager.

About the Job:

Administrative Assistant II (AD002)

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


H.S. Diploma


- The person in this position must work well with the campus community and the public, including individuals from other countries and diverse backgrounds.
- Can work independently and effectively under general supervision with a wide variety of professional staff while exercising judgment, taking initiative, and seeking solutions to problems and improvements
- Effective verbal and written communication skills. Should be able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences.
- Use time effectively and efficiently with resources allocated to complete tasks; is punctual and meets deadlines; effectively prioritizes tasks at hand to meet expectations and communicates clearly and appropriately
- Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite required. Skills in Qualtrics, Google Workspace, InDesign MailChimp, and WordPress a plus

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement:

UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022 or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit for more information.



Work Type:

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:

Terminal, 6 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended based on need and/or funding


Minimum $16.21 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, click the button (, search for 246757). Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and a cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.


Karen Aune
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:

Administrative Assistant II(AD002)

Employment Class:

Temporary Employment

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 30 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 12 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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