Classified - Transfer Opportunity; Program Assistant Advanced-Confidential

Code: 071 Posted: 09/29/2014

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has a Program Assistant Advanced Confidential vacancy in the Finance and Administration and Enrollment Management departments

This is a classified, full-time, non-represented position. Job Announcement Code 14-0xxx. Class title code16410.

Job Duties: The Program Assistant Advanced Confidential provides administrative support for the Vice Chancellor for Finance and Administration (VCF&A) & Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management (AVCEM). The Program Assistant Advanced Confidential interacts daily with faculty, staff, students, parents, System Administration and community members to resolve problems, clarify policy or procedures, and respond to inquiries. Duties require recognizing and communicating potential problems to supervisors and exercising independent judgment in applying complex policies, rules, and regulations into decision-making actions. Oversees operational expenses, material purchases human resource activity, schedules meetings, makes periodic cash deposits, analyzes financial reports, composes correspondence and coordinates reports and special initiatives. Confidentiality is a critical aspect of the position which functions under general direction and exercises independent judgment and thinking in completing the required duties. A complete position description can be found here.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Required abilities include extensive computer use with Microsoft Office and web page software, information system tools (People Soft) customer relationships tools (EMS) imaging systems tools (Image Now), and UW System data bases and systems (WSDOM, KRONOS); knowledge of budget processes and accounting principles, and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality. Additional skills include ability to exercise independent judgment and initiative under a variety of complex rules and regulations; excellent communication skills; and the ability to perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment where changing priorities and interruptions are common.

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 81-05 pay range, $13.695/hour. A six month permissive probation period may be required.

Special Notes: Information regarding campus safety and creating a bias free environment is available on our website at Printed copies of the information are available from UW-Parkside Police and Public Safety, 262-595-2455, Tallent Hall, Room 188. 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. It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin System Administration to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who are applicants for employment or employees.

Who is Eligible: Current or former State employees with transfer/voluntary demotion/reinstatement eligibility at or above the following counterpart pay ranges are eligible to apply for this position:

  • Administrative Support – Pay Range 02-11
  • Blue Collar & Non-Building Trades – Pay Range 03-11
  • Security and Public Safety – Pay Range 05-11
  • Technical – Pay Range 06-11
  • Fiscal & Staff Services – Pay Range 07-05
  • Professional Social Services – Pay Range 12-03/65
  • Engineering – Pay Range 14-15
  • Law Enforcement – 36-11
  • General Broad Band – Pay Range 81-05

If you are unsure of your pay range, please contact Deborah Pierre-Louis in Human Resources at 262-595-2263 or Employees who are At-Risk or who have been laid off and have restoration rights may also apply (must provide a copy of your At Risk or Lay Off letter).

Area of Competition: Employee Referral Service/Transfer/Demotion/Reinstatement/Open

How to Apply: Interested, eligible internal candidates may apply by sending the following materials no later than 10/08/14:

Letter of interest/cover letter
Current resume
UW-Parkside application

For your privacy and protection, please do not include your social security number. This information may be required at a later date but is not necessary to process your application for initial consideration.

Attention materials to Deborah Pierre-Louis by e-mail to, or fax to (262) 595-2693 or mail to UW-Parkside Human Resources, 900 Wood Road, Kenosha, WI 53141.

Contact Name: Deborah Pierre-Louis

Contact Phone: (262) 595-2693

Contact Email:

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