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: 224895-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

This position provides technical support to the in-patient and out-patient activities of the School of Veterinary Medicine's UW Veterinary Care (UWVC) as well as teaching and research support activities of the School. The position requires knowledge of sterile product preparation, appropriate drug therapy uses, product identification (human vs. veterinary), problem-solving abilities and communication skills. The incumbent must be able to function independently in the full realm of technical responsibilities, as well as in interactions with UWVC clients and clinicians. The position functions under the supervision of a UWVC Pharmacist.

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
Pharmacy Technician Certification is Preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Physical and manual dexterity to handle and prepare sterile and non-sterile pharmaceutical products, including use of mortar and pestle and syringes. Ability to read and interpret prescription requests accurately. Ability to perform pharmaceutical calculations. Knowledge of standard safety and quality control practices. Basic computer skills.

Ideal applicant will demonstrate excellent communication skills, effective teamwork and problem solving skills, and is proficient in basic math. Experience working in a pharmacy and pharmacy technician certification is preferred.

License or Certificate:

Pharmacy Technician Certification is preferred

Additional Information:

Posted at 100% FTE, Pharmacy Technician Entry and Objective Level.
Entry level candidates are new to the pharmacy technician field (less than two years experience) and bring minimal skills and expertise to the position.
Objective level candidates have been employed as a pharmacy technician for a minimum of 2 years and bring knowledge and experience to the position.



Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday 9:30am - 6:00pm with occasional Saturdays and some legal holiday hours.

Schedule subject to change.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Begin the online application process by clicking the "Apply Now" button. Applicants are asked to upload a cover letter outlining your experience as related to the position, current resume, as well as a list of professional references. This position is being posted at the entry and objective levels. Level and pay are commensurate with experience.


Shelby Williams
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-Ongoing

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