Administrative Assistant - Institute for Diversity Science

Website University of Wisconsin

  • Location: Madison, Wisconsin
  • Department: SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND PUBLIC HEALTH/INSTITUTE FOR DIVERSITY SCIENCE
  • Category: Administration
  • Employment Type: Partially Remote
  • Employment Type: Staff-Full Time
  • Employment Type: Staff-Part Time
  • Application Period Opens: Apr 8 2024 at 10:10 AM CDT
  • Apply By: May 15 2024 at 11:55 PM CDT
  • Job Number: 295373-US

Job Summary:

The administrative assistant will be responsible for carrying out everyday tasks for the Institute for Diversity Science. These tasks will include managing IDS events such as seminars, workshops, and board meetings as well as creating and keeping track of sign-up forms for these events. Additionally, the administrative assistant will be responsible for managing the IDS budget and streamlining communication between members of the IDS. In general, the administrative assistant is responsible for the smooth and organized operation of the IDS.

Responsibilities:

Provides administrative support for a department, group of professionals, or to the manager of a work group consisting of professional staff and subordinate supervisors in support of unit goals, under general supervision

  • 30% Schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and work unit operations
  • 20% Serves as a first point of contact for individuals and groups, provides basic organizational information via phone, in person and through other communication mediums, and routes more complex inquiries to the appropriate entities
  • 10% Collects, analyzes, and prepares various communication materials from established sources utilizing technology mediums
  • 15% Sends, receives, copies, and distributes communications to the appropriate entities according to established policies and procedures under general supervision
  • 25% Maintains established methods and organizational systems directed at the maintenance of electronic/physical records related to work operations according to established policies and procedures

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

Education:

Preferred
Bachelor’s Degree

Required
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

Required:
– Experience interacting with researchers and the public
– Familiarity with research activities, especially research focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion-related topics
– Understanding of university research policies and procedures (e.g., IRB)

Preferred:
– Proficiency with Qualtrics
– Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Workspace (Google Sheets, Google Forms, etc.)

Work Schedule:

Monday-Friday, exact work schedule will be determined upon hire.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% – 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:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $19.69 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications
The starting salary for the position is $19.69 but is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.

Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and sick leave; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/) and (https://uwmadison.box.com/s/656no0fcpy2tjg86s4v0chtxx25s3vsm).

Additional Information:

University sponsorship is not available for this position. The selected applicant will be responsible for ensuring their continuous eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. UW-Madison is not an E-Verify employer, and therefore, is not eligible to employ F1-OPT STEM Extension participants.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the “Apply Now” button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications and experience. 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.

Contact:

Kelly Rose
[email protected]
608-265-8069
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.


Official Title:

Administrative Assistant II(AD002)

Department(s):

A53-MEDICAL SCHOOL/INST FOR DIVERSITY SCI

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

295373-CP

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.

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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.wisc.edu.

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