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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.


University Services Program Associate, Dean of Faculties, (50%) Project Appointment 36 months




Open.The University of Wisconsin-Superior has a 36-month temporary classified staff position available in the Dean of Faculties, Center for Undergraduate Research,Scholarship and Creative Activity Office.Wisconsin residency is required.See application instructions below.

Position Description


Provide complex administrative program support to the Center for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity(CURSCA) including the day-to-day administrative functions of the office.Responsibilities include central coordination, event management, program coordination, grant coordination, and budget oversight/reporting. This position is responsible for handling a wide variety of complex situations, completing written correspondence, telephone and personal contact with this office and others.This paraprofessional position will serve as a member of a campus wide initiative to advance undergraduate research as a High Impact Practice (HIP) for excellence in teaching and learning and works under the supervision of the Program Administrator (PA) for the CURSCA.


Ability/willingness to become familiar with undergraduate research, scholarship and creative activity as a practice for excellence in teaching and learning in post-secondary education. Ability to exercise independent judgment in researching and responding to inquiries related to undergraduate research.Maintain utmost discretion with confidential issues and practice discretion in alerting the Program Administrator of matters needing immediate attention.Exceptional written and oral communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills and the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks; knowledge of correct English usage, including spelling and grammar; proper format for materials performed on computer; speak clearly and concisely to obtain and relay information. Establish and maintain effective, professional and tactful working relationships with University community, co-workers, and the general public. Demonstrated competence using Microsoft Office 2007:Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe Professional, Adobe Acrobat, Publisher or similar programs. Ability to maintain and operate office equipment such as: desktop computers, telephones, copy machine, fax machine. Experience with Outlook E-mail and Calendar. Commitment to work effectively with diverse student and faculty populations as a member of the UW-Superior efforts to foster inclusive excellence.


Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
Wisconsin residency is required for this position.
For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


This position inpay range 02-11.The beginning pay forthis position is $15.258 per hour.


Monday through Friday, (20 hrs per week)


Submit:1)Application for State Employment; 2) Cover letter; 3) Resume and 4) Contact information for three professional references.Send to:

Office of HumanResources
UW-Superior, Main 201
Attention: Laura Dahl

Deadline for applications: 4:30 PM, Friday, September 20, 2013

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

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