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Apply now Job no: 99959-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination

Position Summary:

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director, this position will be responsible for supporting the mission of the Center for the Improvement of Mentored Experiences in Research (CIMER) at UW-Madison. CIMER provides research mentor and mentee training in order to improve research mentoring in higher education. In particular, this position will be responsible for the overall project coordination and administration of multiple projects within CIMER, including trainings, grants, and evaluations. The individual hired for this entry-level position will be adept at providing creative solutions, working independently, and developing systems that allow CIMER to succesfully implement projects. A love of detail, organization, and tracking is a must.

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelors Social Science, Education, Science, business or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

*Demonstrated history of strong organizational talent to meet the needs of stakeholders and clients.
*Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines, take initiative, work independently, and self-start.
*Experience collaborating with other staff; able to effectively communicate and problem-solve with colleagues and supervisors.
*High level of comfort learning new software quickly; including databases, project management tools, evaluation software.
*Prior experience with project management software, customer relational database, and cloud-based file storage a plus.
*Prior experience organizing research data a plus.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $43,871 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Leah Nell Adams, current resume and a reference list with the contact information of at least three professional references. Please include your current or most recent supervisor.


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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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.

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