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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 266827-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Marketing

Job Summary:

The Chazen Retail Coordinator oversees the retail operation of the museum, to include coordinating retail product development, ordering, inventory and management. The Retail Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the budget and financial sustainability of the operation. The individual also coordinates closely with the marketing section to promote the retail products and the Chazen Café.

Responsibilities: Manages and coordinates retail and marketing product development projects to support unit promotion and earned revenue opportunities.
  • 40% Creates product development plans to ensure manufacturability and profitability; and coordinates product requirements, production schedule, and pricing
  • 15% Ensures product designs follow established brand and style guidelines to create cohesive product lines
  • 10% Fosters collaborative relationships with campus/community partners and outside vendors to source and create products
  • 5% Manages the retail budget and oversees financial aspects of product development operation to promote profitability and ensure compliance with university policy
  • 5% Develops, implements, and maintains retail marketing plans based on research to effectively promote the unit
  • 10% Identifies and develops unique products
  • 15% Oversees management of retail inventory, to include organization of physical storage, barcoding, pricing, and regular inventories.
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


Bachelor's Degree
Degree in business or marketing, or related field, preferred.


At least 3 years of experience in retail management, product development, marketing, or comparable field.

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: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

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:



Minimum $63,800 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
This is a part-time (50% FTE) position. Salary will be prorated ($63,800 represents the full-time pay rate). Employees working at least 50% are eligible for a comprehensive benefits package, including generous paid time off, professional development opportunities, competitively priced health/dental/vision/life insurance, tax-advantaged savings accounts, and participation in the nationally recognized Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) pension fund. For a summary of benefits, please see

How to Apply:

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button to start the application process. You will need to upload a cover letter and resume. References will be requested for finalists later in the process.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to this position including your work experience in the following, if applicable, and where it was performed:

Professional experience with retail or marketing, experience with collaborative or creative retail product development, experience with another type of earned revenue program (if relevant).


Kristine Zickuhr
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Product Development Manager(CM070)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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:

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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