COVID-19 Update:  Applications will be accepted for positions listed on this site. If you have already submitted an application for a position, the hiring unit will contact you with updates. In-person interviews are suspended indefinitely. Instead, interviews will use a virtual (online) format.

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Jobs at UW

University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 223162-FTF
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Long-Term Care Quality Improvement (LTC-QI) group conducts research and creates methods to improve the quality of long-term care and other health systems through the development of information and decision support systems. Creating and maintaining website based tools for the dissemination and implementation of quality improvement measurement, data collection and information systems. Our projects have login based website components and this position supports and trains our website users and coordinates helpdesk student workers as well as providing administrative support for LTC-QI staff and researchers.

Primary responsibilities will be coordinating and training student helpdesk workers, website and user support, and clerical support for the director, researchers, academic and community project partners. (

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

2+ years of clerical/administrative experience required.
Required proficiency using word processing, spreadsheet, email and internet software; experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
Consistent in providing professional and courteous telephone, email and in person assistance and communication required.
Proven ability to supervise and train staff and system users preferred.

Additional Information:

Position to last until 12/31/2020. There is a possibility it may be extended if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.

1. Must be detail and service oriented, a good problem solver who will seek creative and complete resolution to problems.
2. Strong customer service and organizational skills,
3. Ability to work independently, as well as function effectively in a team and with a diverse group of people, and to grow in the position and with the projects.
4. Must be a team player with a willingness to learn, effectively and efficiently using time and resources allocated to complete tasks, is punctual and meets deadlines, effectively prioritizes task at hand to meet expectations.
5. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with office colleagues, faculty, staff, university officials, and the public



Work Schedule:

Typical office hours are Monday-Friday, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Schedule flexible to meet the needs of the division.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 7 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $18.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to get started. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


Charles Amble
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:

University Staff-Fixed Term

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 Fall 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.

Applications Open: Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Central Daylight Time

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More

Work type