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DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR, RUSSELL LABORATORIES ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES CENTER

Apply now Job no: 96501-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:CALS/ADM SVCS CTR/RUSSELL LABS
Location: Madison
Categories: Human Resources, Payroll, Management/Supervisory

Position Vacancy ID:

96501-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Department Administrator, Russell Laboratories Administrative Services Center

Official Title:

SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

Hiring Department(s):

A077510-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADM SVCS CTR/RUSSELL LABS

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 01, 2019

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree preferred in a business or other related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1 year of department administration experience preferred.

A strong candidate will demonstrate:
1) the ability to establish and maintain excellent teamwork relationships and communication with other employees and to establish a good rapport with faculty, staff and students;
2) the ability to take initiative, accept responsibility, show accountability, and maintain integrity and confidentiality;
3) excellent analytical and organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously;
4) computer expertise with a variety of software programs including an advanced working knowledge of the full Microsoft Office Suite and Google G-Suite;
5) ability to delegate work load effectively and introduce new processes to increase efficiency;
6) knowledge of pertinent University, State, Federal and/or non-Federal rules and regulations;
7) knowledge of personnel policies relating to payroll, supervision, affirmative action, discipline, employee assistance, layoffs, training, and retention.

Title prefix will be assigned at the time of hire based on candidate qualifications and relevant work experience.

License or Certificate:

 

Position Summary:

The Department Administrator leads the Russell Labs Administrative Services Center (Services Center), which serves the Departments of Entomology, Forest and Wildlife Ecology, and Plant Pathology (Departments). Together, Russell Labs is one of the largest enterprises in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), with a staff of over 450 including faculty, staff, post-doctoral, graduate student, and student hourly employees. The position provides administrative leadership to support the research, teaching, extension, and service missions of the three departments, develops and coordinates administrative policy with department chairs and faculty director, and serves as the departments' representative in the day-to-day operation and administration. The department's annual expenditures in excess of $39 million from a variety of fund sources including state GPR operating funds, as well as federal and non-federal grants and contracts, UW Foundation and UW Trust funds, gifts, and revenue generating programs.

This position manages and coordinates the departments' administrative activities, to include policy and operations, staff supervision, financial administration, human resources administration, grant/contract administration, and liaison with relevant campus offices. This is a complex position due to the wide variety of activities and operations across the departments.

Additional Information:

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.

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.


Contact:

David Drake
ddrake2@wisc.edu
608-890-0445
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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

To apply, you will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, and a list of references. Candidates will be notified prior to references being contacted.

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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