Administrative Assistant I
Deadline for Applications is 5/24/2022

Code: 18335 Posted: 05/10/2022

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 one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Administrative Assistant I

Employment Type: Full time – University Staff – Hourly

Reports To: The Administrative Assistant I will report to the College of Natural and Health Sciences Dean’s Assistant.

This position will work closely with and provide administrative support to Department Chairs/Program Directors and faculty/staff in the College of Natural and Health Sciences (CNHS) to accomplish their duties and responsibilities. This position tracks, prioritizes, organizes, and sees to completion of ongoing projects in such a way as to assist CNHS Chairs/Directors to organize and complete these projects. The position will establish and maintain effective communication with CNHS Chairs/Directors, faculty, staff, students and external constituents. This position will maintain sound administrative procedures to ensure consistency, fairness and compliance in operations for CNHS departments. This position must show confidentiality regarding all written or oral interactions and information. This position is expected to acquire knowledge and experience with UW-Parkside policies and procedures in order to effectively serve CNHS. The position requires general supervision. This position reports to the Dean and will be closely supervised by the Dean’s Assistant.

Essential Job Functions
  • Schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, conferences, travel, and work unit operations
  • 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
  • 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
  • H.S. Diploma
  • At least two years experience providing administrative support


Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

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

Benefit Details: 

Total Compensation Estimator:

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
  • References

Review of Applications

Position is open until filled. All applications submitted by Tuesday, May 24th, 2022 will be given full consideration.

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.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 05/25/2022

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