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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 224826-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management

Position Summary:

Internet Scout is a research group based in the Computer Sciences Department, focused on developing tools and technologies for digital collections and online resource dissemination and discovery, primarily for the Higher Education and Research communities.

The Project and Collaborations Coordinator (PCC) will work closely with the Scout Directors to facilitate and help manage everyday group operations, coordinate efforts for Scout's various grant-funded projects, and liaison with outside partners and collaborators as needed to ensure deadlines are met. The PCC will also help organize and track internal metrics, coordinate in-house software testing, and support and manage events and related content creation as needed for Scout's multiple projects. The position requires outstanding communication and organizational skills and the ability to work effectively as part of a diverse, interdisciplinary team.

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:

Bachelor's Degree required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year of related work experience is required. The ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be highly organized and able to manage a workload effectively and independently and have very strong knowledge of common web and online tools.

Additional Information:

Additional desired qualifications:
- Experience working on grant-funded projects
- Experience working in a Software Development environment
- Knowledge of data collection and analysis, methods, and techniques
- Solid knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Familiarity with Adobe Illustrator

While software testing and formative project evaluation are integral parts of the position, experience in those areas is not as important as outstanding organizational skills, an attention to detail, and the ability to problem solve.

Internet Scout operates on a national scale on most projects, so some travel will likely be required.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $46,091 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Associate Administrative Program Specialist or Administrative Program Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Lance Potter at or 608-263-6759.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above. Your letter should also address your previous experiences as they pertain to the required and desired skills and abilities listed.


Lance Potter
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.

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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).

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