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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.


Human Resources Assistant-Advanced, Human Resources, 100%




University of Wisconsin-Superior
Office of Human Resources


The Human Resource Assistant - Advanced is responsible for performing personnel work in a variety of assigned program areas.Duties include providing general administrative assistance, performing data entry in a variety of programs and databases, and assisting with personnel activities for classified and unclassified staffing as needed.The position functions as office manager and receptionist and is responsible for providing a high level of customer service to office visitors and callers.The work is performed within the limits of prescribed policies, procedures and assignment directives under the general supervision of the Director of Human Resources.

Position Description


Knowledge of public administration and personnel management practices.Knowledge of state and federal laws and regulations affecting human resource operations, as well as applicable state and university policies.Knowledge and application skill in effective use of business application software programs, i.e. Microsoft Office, Peoplesoft.Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, for the purpose of obtaining or conveying information.Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities under competing deadlines.Ability to solve problems independently.Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with university, government officials, students and other representatives.Ability to be highly accurate with strong attention to detail and be highly organized.Ability to maintain professionalism and respect for confidentiality.Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Human Resource Management, Business Administration or related field 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 or 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.This is a non-represented position in pay range 81-04.Beginning pay will not be less than the minimum for the pay range ($34,599 per year).A 6 month probationary period may be required.


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


Persons who now hold this classification or are in a counterpart or higher pay range and are interested in this position are requested to submit a letter of interest listing qualifications for this position and a professional current resume' including contact information for three professional references.Materials should be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail to Laura Dahl, UW-Superior Office of Human Resources, Main 201, PO Box 2000, Superior, WI54880; FAX 715.394.8171; or .Materials must be received on or before 4:30 PM on December 14, 2012.Questions may be directed to 715.394.8041. 

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s 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 Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,600 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, 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 at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

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 AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

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