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Apply now Job no: 93204-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Communications, Editing, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Human Resources, Payroll, Management/Supervisory, Office & Administrative Support, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Administrative Director & Business Manager

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Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 19, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Master Degree required. Preferable in Administration, Business, Management, Human Resources, Education Policy, Leadership, or related.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of five years of experience in Business Management or Administration in an academic or related setting required. Experience in academic health center, medical or professional school, or large university setting preferred. Experience working with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, community leaders, and professional organizations is required.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Administrative Director and Business Manager in the Academic Affairs Office will play a key leadership role in the administrative and operational oversight and programmatic development of educational and support programs for health professional programs at the School of Medicine and Public Health. The individual in this position will be directly responsible for the oversight and of all administrative and academic program operations; compliance with school, campus, state, and national accreditation body policies and procedures; human resources operations; professional development for office staff; fiscal operations; preparation of tracking and outcome reports; and preparation and submission of grants. The individual in this position will develop, implement, and track compliance with administrative and educational policies and procedures that facilitate cost- effective mission driven operations within the office. The Administrative Director and Business Manager will work closely with, and directly report to, the Senior Associate Dean in the Academic Affairs Office. Together they will develop programmatic initiatives and supervise the staff and faculty in carrying out programmatic responsibilities directly aligned with the mission of the unit and the institution. The Administrative Director and Business Manager will represent Academic Affairs to faculty and staff in the Dean's office and in School of Medicine and Public Health departments and centers, as well as other schools and units on the university campus and campuses across the state, as requested by the Senior Associate Dean. The individual in this position will be required to develop strategies to maintain effective stewardship of resources and effective communication with faculty and staff. They will need to create various presentations to educate and inform office faculty and staff and relevant stakeholders of information in a timely and effective manner.

This is a 100% effort position requiring regular hours with weekday attendance and active participation at various staff meetings and committees as requested by the Senior Associate Dean. It may involve some participation in weekend and evening activities to support student and staff events and the mission of the office. It may also require some statewide travel to affiliated academic campuses and health systems to address issues related to the academic mission and goals of the office.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

All UW School of Medicine and Public Health staff are responsible for upholding the highest standards for professional conduct and ethical behavior in pursuing the School's missions of patient care, education, research, and service. Professionalism includes: 1) demonstrating honesty, integrity, inclusivity, accountability, and fairness; 2) treating everyone, including patients and visitors, colleagues, staff, and learners, with kindness, compassion, and respect; and 3) making a commitment to altruism in all interactions. Faculty are responsible for personally modeling professional conduct and inspiring and expecting professional behavior by others. The department expects all faculty to abide by these principles of professionalism, and associated laws and university policies, in the performance of their responsibilities.

Additional Information:

-Outstanding written and highly effective oral communication and presentation skills
-Expert working knowledge of technology and computer software, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and effective working knowledge of social media, web based applications, and online conferencing technologies,
-Proven ability to understand and maintain confidentiality and privacy
-A clearly demonstrated history of initiative, innovation, flexibility, integrity, and personal accountability.
-Exceptional administration and time management skills with ability to meet deadlines
-Excellent attention to detail and clarity of documentation
-Highly effective ability to problem solve and develop working solutions to unanticipated challenges
-Ability to work both as a highly valued team member and independently
-Strong analytical skills with an outcomes-driven assessment and evaluation approach to ongoing quality improvement
-Proven effective leadership, team building, and management skills
-Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity issues, customer service, and professional behavior
-A positive, pro-active, and upbeat approach to daily work and commitment to foster a positive morale among staff

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion


Brianna Quam
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Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online at Search for job 93204. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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