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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 222105-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Office & Administrative Support, Youth Programming/Development

Position Summary:

This role helps to support the precollege residential and commuter programs ran by the Badger Precollege Unit in the Division of Continuing Studies. Programs include, but not limited to, Summer Music Clinic, Wisconsin Center for Academically Talented Youth, and Imaging Self, and Badger Summer Scholars. The role reports to the Assistant Dean of Badge Precollege and the support the Manager Precollege Programs to provided administrative support for education, research &/or operations program/project, recommending goals, assessing feasibility and ongoing performance, & providing day-to-day oversight of administrative & operational functions for summer precollege programs.

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:

No Degree Required. Successful completion of a full 4-year course of study in an accredited college or university leading to a bachelor's or higher degree preferred; OR appropriate combination of education and experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Minimum of 1 year of experience in academic and/or extra-curricular settings, providing programming for K-12 students.
- Minimum of 1 - 2 years of program or event administrative support during or post bachelor's degree.
- The candidate must possess excellent organizational and communication skills. Strong verbal and written communication skills and a comfort with a wide range of technical tools is required.
- Understating of Microsoft Office products and learning new software applications.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Familiarity with state rules and regulations for K-12 students in a camp setting. Familiarity with Wisconsin public and private schools and educational organizations is preferred.
- Experience working with out of school programs.
- Experience with educational assessment tools and program and evaluation.
- Ability to effectively work with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively and excellent problem-solving skills.

Additional Information:

This is a 2 year position, with the possibility of converting to a renewable position in the future if funding permits.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


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

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and submit your resume, cover letter and 3 professional references.


Taylor Spitzig
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-Terminal

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:

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:

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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