Classified - Dean Assistant in the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies

Code: 064 Posted: 08/29/2014

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside currently has a Dean Assistant vacancy in the College of Social Sciences and Professional Studies.

This is a classified, full-time, non-represented position. Job Announcement Code 14-03976.

Job Duties: This position provides administrative support to the Dean and the Associate Dean, including managing their schedules and electronic calendars; screening calls, visitors, and requests for appointments; acting as liaison between the Dean's office and other support staff; researching and assisting in preparation of college data, administrative documents, etc.; assisting with the development, monitoring, and management of the college's budget; making recommendations for office and equipment purchases; scheduling conference rooms; maintaining the filing system; reviewing the academic calendar for pertinent deadlines; establishing and maintaining confidential personnel files; communicating with chairs, directors, and department associates with regard to status of deadlines; providing information to students, faculty, and visitors to the appropriate offices or areas; coordinating travel arrangements; maintaining records/data pertaining to adjunct teaching, current/historical course enrollments, course grade distributions, and student evaluations of courses; setting up social media accounts and maintaining daily activity on channels such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, YouTube. A complete Position Description can be found here.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail and database applications; ability to learn, interpret and properly apply policies and procedural guidelines, ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple work assignments and projects; ability to work independently and with diverse groups of people; ability to keep and maintain accurate and detailed records; and effective oral, written and interpersonal skills. Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and ability to set up social media accounts on channels such as Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, and YouTube.

Salary: Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement or voluntary demotion transactions. Pay will not be less than the minimum of the 02-12 pay range, $16.668/hour. A six month permissive probation period may be required.

Special Notes: Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an application. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Printed copies of information regarding campus safety and creating a bias free environment are available from the UW-Parkside Police Department, 262-595-2455, Tallent Hall, Room 188, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141-2000.

How To Apply: You must apply online. (If you are unable to complete the materials due to a disability or system problem contact us at (262) 595-2204.) Please go to the website. If you have a Wisc.Jobs account: 1. Click "Log In to Apply" at the top of the job announcement and log into your account. When you have logged in, find and view job announcement 1403976. 2. Click "Apply Now" at the top of the job announcement. 3. Review your Job Application and make any necessary updates and click "Continue." 4. Complete the Job Preferences screen and click "Continue." 5. A résumé is required to apply for this position, follow the prompts to create a résumé or to upload an existing résumé and click "Continue." 6. You will be taken to the first page of the exam. Follow the exam instructions and click "save and continue" at the bottom of every page. When you have answered all of the questions, click "Finalize Exam" to submit your application for this job. Your responses to the questions are considered an examination and will be used to determine the eligibility for this vacancy.
If you do not have a Wisc.Jobs account: 1. Click "Log In" at the top of the webpage. 2. Click the "Create New Account" button and follow the steps to create a new account. 3. Click "Apply Now" at the top of screen and complete steps 3 – 6 from above. Your exam responses will be evaluated and the most qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next phase of the recruitment process. If you have questions or problems accessing the exam, please contact Deborah Pierre-Louis, at (262) 595-2263 or email Please include in your on-line resume’ contact information for three professional references.


Contact Name: Deborah Pierre-Louis

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2263

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