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DIH ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALIST

Apply now Job no: 251065-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:CALS/ADMIN/DEAN & DIR
Location: Madison
Categories: Administrative Services

Job Summary:

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.

The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice, racism and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and welcoming to all.

About the Job:

Administrative Specialist (AD006)

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
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

1-3 years of program, administrative or financial experience preferred

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Additional Information:

-A criminal background check will be required
-A period of evaluation will be required

Department(s):

A070100-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/ADMIN/DEAN & DIR

Work Type:

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.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

How to Apply:

To begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position along with a list of three professional references.

Contact:

Justin Cave
justin.cave@wisc.edu
608-263-3715
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 Specialist(AD006)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

251065-AS

  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).

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