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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Mission Statement
The mission of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Vision Statement
We strive to create a campus that:

  • provides access and support for underserved populations;
  • has an inclusive and just culture;
  • values understanding, compassion, and acceptance;
  • is committed to the ideals of social justice;
  • prepares students for global citizenship;
  • and is collaborative, safe, and respectful.

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Interim Executive Assistant

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Work type: Academic Staff - Project/Interim (12 Month)
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration, Office and Administrative

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is accepting applications for an Interim Executive Assistant to the Chancellor. Training for this position will begin part-time as soon as possible, with flexibility to increase to full time as necessary, and is expected to increase to full-time hours in approximately January/February 2022.  The interim appointment is expected to last through May/June 2022 with a possibility of continued employment. 


The University Executive Assistant provides support, and oversight of the daily administrative activities of the Chancellor’s Office in order to ensure effective and efficient operation of the office.  The position requires a high degree of confidentiality, responsibility, and independence in completing responsibilities. 

 

This interim position is benefit eligible and has wage range of $45,000 - 50,000 commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Responsibilities:

-Communicate, handle, and address incoming and outgoing verbal and electronic communications on behalf of Chancellor. Greet, receive visitors to Chancellor’s Office. 

-Ability to work with confidential and sensitive information and records.

- Coordinate the Chancellor’s calendar for ever-in-demand requests, including adding and editing events, last minute teleconferences, routine meetings, confirming attendees, scheduling rooms, setting up conference calls and managing multi-media needs requiring interaction with both internal and external executives and assistants.

- Make all travel arrangements for the Chancellor and Associate to Chancellor (spouse/partner) and guests. Prepare travel expense reports upon return providing all documentation.

- Coordinate with appropriate staff to launch external campus messages.

-Demonstrated ability to work well in a highly complex, fast-paced environment.

-Demonstrated professionalism in a workplace setting.

-Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact successfully with faculty, staff, and students as well as external constituents-regional, statewide and national.

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

- Bachelor’s Degree
- Demonstrated ability to work well in a highly complex, fast-paced environment
- Demonstrated professionalism in a workplace setting.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to interact successfully with faculty, staff and students as well as external constituents-regional, statewide and national.
- Demonstrated skills in technology; MS Office Suite [word, excel, outlook], SharePoint.
- Excellent customer orientation and problem-solving skills.
- Assist Chancellor beyond regular workday, willingness to work a flexible schedule – arriving earlier or staying later than set hours. (including evenings and weekends).

 

 Campus Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

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Application Deadline:

Applications must be submitted through our online applicant portal and are due by: October 17, 2021. Applications will be reviewed until position has been filled.  

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.
  • Additional documents as needed

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures.  As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021.  Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same.  For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

 

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

It is the policy of the University of Wisconsin-Platteville to provide equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, pregnancy, political affiliation, arrest or conviction record, identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam era veteran, membership in the national guard, state defense force or any other reserve component of the military forces of the United States or this state. Sexual harassment is illegal and will not be tolerated. Co-workers and supervisors may not retaliate against any employee, student, or job applicant because he or she filed a complaint, assisted in an investigation or participated in any proceeding alleging discrimination on the foregoing basis.

The University ensures physical accessibility to work environments for persons with disabilities and will provided reasonable accommodations to ensure equal access to employment. Upon request, the University will provide reasonable accommodations for religious observances and practices. The University is committed to a program of affirmative action for women, racial minorities, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans and veterans of the Vietnam era. While the Chancellor assumes overall responsibility for the success of the program, university administrators and supervisors are responsible and accountable for implementation. Authority for monitoring the program is delegated to Human Resources.

Each individual associated with the University is called upon to pledge a new and revitalized commitment to build and maintain a campus environment free of harassment and discrimination, an environment that fosters mutual respect, recognizes the dignity and worth of all people, and promotes to the fullest, equal employment opportunity through affirmative action.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Annual Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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