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Apply now Job no: 108849-FTF
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

This position will provide coordination of the day-to-day operations within Wisconsin's Equity and Inclusion Laboratory (Wei LAB), as well as include administrative duties related to the Lab's fiscal, personnel, academic, and general services. The Wei LAB's mission is to design, conduct, and disseminate research that informs policymakers, practitioners, and concerned citizens on how to best promote equitable and inclusive learning and work environments in education in general, and higher education in particular. Broadly constructed, the LAB operationalizes equity and inclusion as efforts taken by organizations to ensure educational success for all of its constituents. The LAB's research agenda and priorities seek to engage the most difficult and important equity and inclusion topics confronting the educational system.

The incumbent must possess superior communication skills and make independent judgments in the execution of duties. This position operates under general supervision and is the sole administrator in a complex research unit. The position requires a person who can maintain strict confidence, as he/she will be exposed to sensitive research, financial, and personnel data.

This is a one year position with the option to extend or become permanent.

Position Duties: List of Duties
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



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Work Schedule:

7:45am - 4:30pm with a 45 minutes lunch break. Some flexibility is permitted.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted into an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding.

Hourly rate:

Minimum $15.42
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a resume, cover letter and provide the contact information for 3 professional references. Cover letters should be addressed to Dr. Jerlando Jackson. In your cover letter please describe any experience you have with the following:
*Experience with the University's administrative/financial policies and procedures
*Experience coordinating multiple projects
*Experience with Google calendaring or other online tools
*Experience writing press releases or multi-media outreach
*Prior experience working in a research environment


Franchesca Beswick
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. )

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Employment Class:

University Staff-Fixed Term Finite

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  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.

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