University of Wisconsin–Madison


ID: 7054496
Posted: November 26, 2018

Job Description

Starting pay is based on experience, with a minimum starting rate of $16.67 per hour.

Department Administrator for interdisciplinary programs of the Department of Afro-American Studies. Primary areas of responsibility include: preparation and management of departmental budget, summer budget, trust funds and UW Foundation accounts including decisions; implementation of personnel policies and staffing decisions, including appointment and hiring processes, evaluation, and merit review; administrative support to faculty Chair in fulfillment of department mission; coordinate and lead work office staff.

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For questions on the position contact: Christina Greene, or (608) 262-4085

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.

Cover letters will be used as a writing sample and to determine the best qualified applicants. Thus, 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:

- Serve as office manager and lead worker for office procedures and activities
- Coordinating, processing, and tracking all financial transactions
- Manage and prepare budgets and reports
- Interpreting and applying policies and procedures related to financial transactions, grants, expenditures, travel, or purchases
- Reviewing payroll transactions to ensure employees are paid on appropriate funding and ensure payment amounts are correct
- Applying policies and procedures as they relate to hiring, benefits and payroll


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