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WAISMAN BIOMANUFACTURING BUSINESS ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 221350-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical bio-manufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

This position will work within the Waisman Biomanufacturing (WB) work unit. WB is a clinical manufacturing facility that produces biologics (gene therapeutics, cell therapeutics, recombinant proteins and vaccines) for Phase I and II Human Clinical Trials in compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) guidelines.

The Business Administrative Specialist supports continued improvement and maintenance of administrative systems with Waisman Biomanufacturing, including training other staff to effectively use those administrative systems in the day-to-day business operations. This position will function as a liaison between various external and internal programs and WB. This includes working collaboratively with the WB Director and other WB staff to enhance business relationships and promote business development. This position will manage daily administrative activities of the Waisman Biomanufacturing work unit.

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:

A Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Accounting, Business, Communications or Marketing with experience in a biotechnology organization is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred experience:
- Previous professional and/or educational experience with managerial and cost accounting. Undergraduate experience will be considered.
- Previous professional and/or educational experience with marketing and advertising, preferably in the field of translational research and/or biopharmaceutical manufacturing services. Experience traveling to conferences and managing an exhibition booth is a plus.
- Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills are essential.
- Proficiency with basic computer software programs and web-based applications, such as QuickBooks, WISDM, WISPER, etc.

Candidates must exhibit a strong work ethic, including the ability to self-direct using initiative and sound judgment; the ability to work well under deadlines; proven productivity, accountability, and follow-through; the ability to effectively anticipate problems and troubleshoot; the ability to learn and apply new concepts; and the ability to prioritize and remain focused.

Additional Information:

Some travel may be required for conferences and tradeshows.

A Criminal Background Check will be performed.

Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of notification.

Must complete Preventing Sexual Harassment and Sexual Violence at UW-Madison training.

Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.

Department(s):

A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $44,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter and list of references.

Contact:

Melissa Strupp
melissa.henning@wisc.edu
608-890-1388
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:

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

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

221350-AS

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

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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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