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DEPARTMENT ADMINISTRATOR

JOB NO:97171-AS
WORK TYPE:STAFF-FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT:L&S/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES
LOCATION:MADISON
CATEGORIES:ACADEMIC ADVISING, STUDENT SERVICES/SUPPORT, HUMAN RESOURCES, PAYROLL, MANAGEMENT/SUPERVISORY, OFFICE & ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT

POSITION VACANCY ID:

97171-AS

EMPLOYMENT CLASS:

Academic Staff-Renewable

WORKING TITLE:

Department Administrator

OFFICIAL TITLE:

SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN) or ADMIN PROGRAM SPEC(R07DN) or ASSOC ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07FN)

HIRING DEPARTMENT(S):

A482100-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ASIAN LANGUAGES & CULTURES

FTE:

100%

ANTICIPATED BEGIN DATE:

FEBRUARY 11, 2019

TERM:

This is a renewable appointment.

ADVERTISED SALARY:

Minimum $43,432 ANNUAL (12 months) 
Depending on Qualifications

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:

Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree preferred.

MINIMUM NUMBER OF YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:

Prior experience in academic department administration preferred. A strong candidate will demonstrate high-level organizational and critical thinking skills, as well as outstanding oral and written communication skills, and will demonstrate a record of superior task-management and follow-through. Preferred knowledge of campus human resources (including HRS), budgetary and finance regulations, sponsored grants management and timetable coordination.

POSITION SUMMARY:

This position serves as the Department Administrator for the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures, providing professional administrative leadership under the general supervision of the Chair.

This position is a member of the Department's Leadership Team along with the Chair, Associate Chair, and Director of Graduate Studies. The Department Administrator directs and coordinates management of staff (student coordinator, financial specialist) in their provision of departmental program support services. The responsibilities include personnel management, staff training, research administration, and dissemination of information and the interpretation of rules and regulations of staff policies and procedures for university, academic and faculty positions. These tasks are performed in collaboration with the departmental Leadership Team and administrative staff team to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures of the College and University. The Department Administrator has oversight of the departmental budget, including the administration of foundation, grant, and trust funds.

This is a complex high level administrative position. The department's annual operating budget is about $2.5 million. Personnel consist of 16 faculty, 8 academic staff, 1 university staff, approximately 55 graduate assistants and student hourly helpers, emeritus faculty and staff, and visiting faculty. The department has approximately 55 graduate students in three graduate programs, 160 undergraduate majors and certificate students per year, studying over 12 languages.

CONTACT:

Michelle Mccrumb
michelle.mccrumb@wisc.edu
608-263-2305
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. )

INSTRUCTIONS TO APPLICANTS:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Associate Administrative Program Specialist, Administrative Program Specialist or Senior Administrative Program Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Michelle McCrumb, michelle.mccrumb@wisc.edu or (608) 263-2305

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice. 

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

ADDITIONAL LINK:Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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APPLICATIONS OPEN:JAN 9 2019 Central Standard Time
APPLICATIONS CLOSE:FEB 6 2019 11:55 PM CENTRAL STANDARD TIME