Academic Department Associate, Department of Social Inquiry, (100%) Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

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Vacancy Announcement

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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.

POSITION:

Academic Department Associate, Department of Social Inquiry, (100%)

POSITION NUMBER:

1323

JOB DUTIES:

Administrative/program support to the chair, program coordinators, faculty and staff of the Department of Social Inquiry. The Department of Social Inquiry consists of twelve full-time faculty and a variable number of part-time academic staff in the following programs: Anthropology, Broad Field Social Studies, Global Studies, History, Philosophy, Political Science, Sociology and Women's and Gender Studies. This position also supervises the department's student workers. This position supervises a wide variety of activities, including faculty and student contacts, that require a significant degree of independent thinking, decision-making, and action under the conditions of limited supervision and is expected to initiate and insure the continuity of numerous department procedures and activities.This position is supervised by the Chair of the Social Inquiry.

Position Description

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of computer skills including but not limited to Windows (current version), Excel and MS Word, PeopleSoft, CommonSpot, WISDM and any other programs the campus uses for scheduling, budgeting and other necessary tasks. Knowledge of network computing- Internet and UW-S systems. Strong verbal and interpersonal skills. Strong written communication skills. Budgeting, accounting and record-keeping skills. Ability to prioritize and delegate departmental duties.

SPECIAL NOTES:

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. For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.

SALARY:

Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions. Starting pay will be no less than the minimum salary for pay range 02-11 (currently $15.258 per hour).

WORK SCHEDULE:

Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM (40 hrs per week)

TO APPLY:

Deadline for requesting transfer: 4:30 PM, Friday, November 8, 2013Persons who now hold this classification and are interested in transferring to this position or persons who have questions about transferring to this position are requested to contact Laura Dahl in the Office of Human Resources at 715.394.8041 or ldahl9@uwsuper.edu prior to the deadline listed above. Interested persons in a counterpart or higher pay range may also request consideration.

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 http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery 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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