Academic Department Associate
Deadline for Applications is 10/03/2021

Code: 17546 Posted: 09/17/2021

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in ones future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

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Position Title: University Services Program Associate

Employment Type: 80% Full Time - 32 hours a week.

University Staff


Reports To: The University Services Prog Assoc will report toDept Chair of Computer Science and the Dept Chair of Economics along with the Associate Dean and Dean of the College.

Essential Job Functions

The Academic Department Associate serves as liaison between individuals and groups and the faculty of the Departments of ECONOMICS AND COMPUTER SCIENCE. maintains appropriate records for departmental budget, personnel, and course schedules. Periodically, the associate will be called on to schedule, organize, and manage academic events.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Administrative Assistance Duties: including schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and work unit operations; take meeting minutes, sends, receives, copies, and distributes communications to the appropriate entities according to established policies and procedures; tracks, stocks, orders, and inventories office supplies to ensure adequate materials are available for workplace operation.
  • Academic Program Duties: including serves as first point of contact for individuals and groups providing basic organizational information via phone, in person, and through other communication mediums; routing more complex inquiries to the appropriate entities; process change forms and facilitate special registrations; maintain Department/Program student evaluation course files for CBEC.
  • Hiring of student workers for LABS and AppFactory
  • Schedule, Organize, and Market events as needed
  • Associate Degree or higher
Salary and Benefits

Starting hourly rate of $16.34 depending on qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details:

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references

Review of Applications

Applications received by Sunday October 3rd, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 10/04/2021

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