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ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Apply now Job no: 243406-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Part Time
Department:MSN/ENV ST/ADMIN SERVICES
Location: Madison
Categories: Administrative Services

Job Summary:

Provides administrative support to leadership at the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Utilizes discretion and operates with minimal supervision.

About the Job:

Administrative Assistant III (AD003)

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

Education:

Preferred
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

3 years of previous professional experience in an administrative assistant/support role required.

Preferred Qualifications include:
- Experience providing direct administrative support to professional and/or executive level employees
- Experience preparing, formatting and/or editing written materials using Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, and Cloud platforms (e.g. BOX, Google Docs)
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines
- Experience working in higher education
- Experience in project planning and operations improvement

Additional Information:

Starting salary will be commensurate with applicable experience.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Department(s):

A401000-GAYLORD NELSON INST ENV ST/ENV ST/ADMIN SERVICES

Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

This position has the option of working remotely, with a minimum expectation of attending in-person meetings as needed (as determined by supervisor).

Work Schedule:

Standard business hours.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $19.71 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the 'apply now' button. Please submit a resume detailing your educational and professional background along with a cover letter referring to your work experience in the following:
- Experience providing direct administrative support to professional and/or executive level employees
- Experience preparing, formatting and/or editing written materials using Excel, Word, Adobe Acrobat, and Cloud platforms (e.g. BOX, Google Docs)
- Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects and timelines
- Experience in project planning and operations improvement

Contact:

Anne Yorde
anne.bartholomew@wisc.edu
608-263-3737
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:

Administrative Assistant III(AD003)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

243406-US

  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/

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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