Classified - Program Assistant Confidential; Chancellor's Office

Code: 059 Posted: 08/13/2014

The University of Wisconsin Parkside currently has a Program Assistant-Confidential vacancy in the Chancellor’s Office.

This is a classified, full-time, non-represented position. Job Announcement Code 1403678.

Job Duties: Under close supervision of the Assistant to the Chancellor, this position is responsible for performing a broad spectrum of office support services in a confidential and professional manner, including; reception and concierge services to the Chancellor’s Office; screening calls, visitors and requests for appointments; processing mail; scheduling conference rooms; providing back up and assistance to other support staff. A complete position description can be found here.

Job Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Successful candidates must have the ability to handle sensitive issues and remain confidential about all aspects of their work environment, use sound judgment for prioritizing multiple requests in the Chancellor’s Office, possess excellent organization, interpersonal, communication, time management and computer skills (Microsoft Office), and effectively multi-task. Must be able to learn and disseminate information about the University’s software, initiatives, programs, policies and procedures.

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 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 02-08

  • Blue Collar & Non-Building Trades – Pay Range 03-08

  • Security and Public Safety – Pay Range 05-08

  • Technical – Pay Range 06-08

  • Fiscal & Staff Services – Pay Range 07-05

  • Professional Employees in Research, Statistics and Analysis – Pay Range 08-04

  • Professional Social Services – Pay Range 12-04

  • Education – Pay Range 13-04

  • Engineering – Pay Range 14-15

  • Science – Pay Range 15-04

  • Law Enforcement – 36-09

  • 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 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 August 25, 2014:

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

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. Please do not e-mail the completed UW-Parkside application because it contains your Social Security Number. Please fax or mail this document. The documents must be received no later than: Thursday, August 28, 2014.

Contact Name: Deborah Pierre-Louis

Contact Phone: (262) 595-226

Contact Email:

Available Until: 08/28/2014

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