JOB TITLE: University Program Associate
DEPARTMENT: ASPIRE Student Support Services
APPOINTMENT PERCENTAGE (FTE): 100
ANTICIPATED START DATE: 9/15/2018
This position provides comprehensive administrative support to the Director of Student Support Services ASPIRE. Skillful management of multiple priorities is crucial. The person in this position functions under minimal supervision and exercises significant independent judgement in a high-demand office. The grants Director oversees this position.
- Excellent organizational and administrative skills.
- Effective verbal and written communication skills.
- Excellent computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook).
- Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills in working with a diverse community.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment.
- Strong attention to detail
- Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously with minimal supervisory oversight.
- Excellent judgment including sensitivity to personal and confidential information.
- Good work habits, such as attendance, punctuality, and accountability.
- Budget management and accounting knowledge and skill.
- Experience in a higher education environment
- Degree in business administration, management or related field
- Experience with UW-Stout systems, such as Peoplesoft, Hyperion, and ImageNow
- Experience supervising other staff or student workers
- Experience with TRIO grant regulations and financial bookkeeping requirements
- Experience with Blumen database
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The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.
UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.
Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.
More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm.
Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.
The normal work schedule for this position is day to day, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The minimum starting salary is $18.00 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is negotiable based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/Univ-staff.pdf.
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check and authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.
In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION
Completed applications must be submitted by 11:59 p.m. on 8/23/2018.
Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Current resume
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references
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