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CERTIFIED PUBLIC MANAGER & LOCAL GOVERNMENT EDUCATION ADMIN ASSISTANT II

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 264479-US
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Department:EXT/ANRCD/COMM/LGE/LOCAL GOV E
Location: Madison
Categories: Administrative Services

Job Summary:

The Certified Public Manager (CPM) & Local Government Education (LGE) Administrative Assistant II will play an integral role in providing administrative support to the Certified Public Manager Director, the Local Government Law Educator, and the Local Government Education Program Manager. The Local Government Education program is an integral part of the UW-Madison Division of Extension and works alongside the people of Wisconsin to improve lives and communities.

Extension serves the peoples and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide, and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, partnerships and facilitation. This position is a part of the Division of Extension's Community Development Institute (CDI). CDI provides educational programming to assist leaders, communities and organization realize their fullest potential. CDI plants and cultivates the seeds for thriving communities and organizations.

This position will:

- Develop LGE programming marketing materials, including program descriptions, Instructors, and dates.
- Proactively collaborate in partnership with LGE Program Manager to plan and evaluate courses.
- Assisting with all phases of the detailed planning, hosting (in person or online), and class evaluation process, including coordinating instructor and venue availability and contracting, keeping class books, master project lists, preparing materials, and assisting with other details as requested.

Responsibilities: Provides administrative support for a department, group of professionals, or to the manager of a work group consisting of professional staff and subordinate supervisors in support of unit goals, under general supervision
  • 20% Schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and work unit operations
  • 20% Serves as a first point of contact for individuals and groups, provides basic organizational information via phone, in person and through other communication mediums, and routes more complex inquiries to the appropriate entities
  • 20% Collects, analyzes, and prepares various communication materials from established sources utilizing technology mediums
  • 20% Sends, receives, copies, and distributes communications to the appropriate entities according to established policies and procedures under general supervision
  • 20% Maintains established methods and organizational systems directed at the maintenance of electronic/physical records related to work operations according to established policies and procedures
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:

Required
Associate's Degree


Preferred
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

Required:
- Experience using platforms such as Zoom, Qualtrics, Canva, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite, Excel and other Microsoft Suite products
- Basic accounting knowledge/skills and experience


Preferred:
- Database experience

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.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position may require 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 $19.23 HOURLY Maximum $30.14 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Additional Information:

- The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a remote work policy that offers the potential for remote or hybrid work. More about that policy within the Division of Extension can be found here: https://kb.wisc.edu/extension/113536.

- Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)

How to Apply:

We are eager to learn more about how your experience and passion may align with this position. Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience and a resume detailing your educational and professional background. Please keep in mind, applicants need to articulate all required qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume. Applicants who have preferred qualifications should share those too in the cover letter and/or resume. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance to preliminary interviews.

Contact:

Karl Green
karl.green@wisc.edu
608-785-9593
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 II(AD002)

Department(s):

A473550-EXTENSION/ANRCD/COMM/LGE/LOCAL GOV E

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

264479-CP

  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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