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Vacancy Announcement

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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.


Dean Assistant, Dean of Faculties, 100%




This position functions as Assistant to theDean of Faculties and reports to the Dean of Faculties. It involves day-to-day implementation of the Dean's Office activities and coordination with the academic departments which report to the Dean.The position involves frequent communication with the Dean as well as the Provost, Business Office, Financial Aid, Academic Advisement, Human Resources, Registrar's Office, in addition to the academic departments. It also involves coordination with the Dean around evaluation of faculty, retention, promotion, annual performance review, post-tenure review, and terminations.

This position is responsible for diverse activities that require resourcefulness, independent thinking and decision-making; the position holder must be able to initiate and perform on-going activities under limited supervision at times and will be responsible for completion of special projects and activities as directed by the Dean.The person in this position will be obtaining and analyzing information; completing correspondence; making telephone and personal contacts with faculty, staff, students, and the general public; and interpreting university and system rules, regulations, policies, and procedures for faculty and academic staff. This position is highly visible, requiring the ability to interact well with students, faculty, staff and the public.

Maintenance of confidentiality and professional conduct and appearance are requirements of this position.This is position of trust, privy to professional and personnel information, which must be held in confidence.This is not only an ethical responsibility,it is a legal one. Professional conduct is defined as "exhibiting a courteous,conscientious, and generally business like manner in the workplace"

Position Description


Strong public relations, organizational, oral and written communication skills.Ability to work with people from diverse backgrounds. Ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects.Proficiency with PC operating systems, specifically Microsoft Office (Excel spreadsheets, Word docs, Outlook) and campus networks like PeopleSoft, CommonSpot, and WISDM. Administrative office assistant experience in a higher education setting preferred.


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 contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions.Minimum salary is $16.502 per hour. This position is in pay schedule and range 02-12. A six month probationary period may be required.


Monday through Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (40hrs per week)


Deadline for requesting transfer:4:30PM, Monday, August 5, 2013

Persons 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 Officeof Human Resources at 715.394.8041 or ldahl9@uwsuper.eduprior 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 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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