Graduate Assistant - Foundation Relations
Deadline for Applications is 10/20/20
Code: 16696 Posted: 10/06/2020
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Foundation Relations Graduate Assistant.
UW-Parkside University Advancement works collaboratively with the UW-Parkside Foundation (a nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting students and the university) to carry out fundraising and community partnerships that benefit UW-Parkside. The Foundation Relations Graduate Assistant will use their organization and project management skills to strengthen the University/Foundation’s shared work, while having opportunities to network with board and community leaders.
Essential Job Functions
- Assist in supporting the work of the UW-Parkside Foundation and its committees by:
- drafting minutes, reports, correspondence, and other documents
- preparing meeting materials and coordinating meeting attendance of Foundation board members and university partners
- Develop working relationships with UW-Parkside Foundation board members and other community leaders to benefit UW-Parkside
- Support planning for UW-Parkside’s upcoming fundraising campaign
- Develop tools to track board participation and engagement against established metrics
- Use database and other tools to maintain board data and prepare research on prospective board members
Education, Experience, Training and/or Certifications
- Bachelor’s degree
- Enrollment in a UW-Parkside graduate program
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to exhibit professionalism and maintain confidentiality
- Competency with Microsoft Office Suite
- Experience with nonprofit organizations or project management preferred
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: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
HOW TO APPLY:
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 outlining your qualifications for the position
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Tuesday October 20, 2020 are ensured 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual’s disability.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 10/21/2020