The Dairy Innovation Hub is looking for an administrative professional to contribute to broad program, project, and finance activities. The administrative specialist will manage the project award process, format year-end financial data and assist with other administrative and financial objectives at UW-Madison (70%) and support central Hub financial initiatives at UW-River Falls and UW-Platteville (30%). The administrative specialist will be a full partner, contributing to the success of the Hub and its stakeholders (farmers, dairy processors, policymakers, scientists and Wisconsin residents).
The ideal candidate will be an excellent administrator, with 1-3 years of experience managing simultaneous projects across multiple venues, have strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Familiarity with animal agriculture and scientific research is desirable. Experience with Excel, customer relationship management databases and/or university financial systems a plus.
The Dairy Innovation Hub positions Wisconsin's dairy community for economic, environmental, and social success by advancing science, developing talent, and leveraging collaboration at UW-Madison, UW-Platteville and UW-River Falls and throughout the state.
This position is eligible for remote work based on the candidate's individual situation. In-person attendance is important to fulfilling the mission of the Dairy Innovation Hub.
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Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.