Job Summary

Official Job Title :
Senior Program & Fiscal Administration Specialist (100%) Community, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
University or Organization :
University of Wisconsin - Extension, Cooperative Extension
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Application Deadline :
Nov 29, 2016
Descriptive Job Title :
Senior Program & Fiscal Administration Specialist (100%) Community, Natural Resources, and Economic Development
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Location :
Statewide, office location: 432 N Lake St, Madison, WI 53706
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Start Date:
None Stated
This position provides leadership to program management, as well as, fiscal and grant administrative duties within the statewide University of Wisconsin-Extension Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development (CNRED) program area. In particular, the position ensures program management support needs are addressed across the program area, especially relative to the multitude of programming grants received by principal investigators within CNRED. The position collaborates with academic program directors, faculty, academic staff and others to ensure compliant fiscal operations. A core function of this position is building and maintaining effective working relationships with administrative leaders, faculty and staff so that they can succeed in accomplishing the mission of the CNRED program area. The position also works in close collaboration with other program management and fiscal administrative support staff positions within CNRED in support of the program areas mission.
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Minimum education level :
Bachelors degree in a field related to the responsibilities of the position
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Other Requirements:
- Significant experience leading, coordinating, managing or administering programs or projects
- Demonstrated budget development or fiscal resources management skills
- Capacity in a wide range of computer and technical tools
- Knowledge and skills to effectively interact with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity


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Application Instructions :
1) APPLICATION DUE DATE: To receive full consideration, application materials must be received by November 29, 2016 and include all of the following (WHEN UPLOADING DOCUMENTS, PDF FORMAT IS PREFERRED):
a. COVER LETTER (up to two pages) in which you summarize how your qualifications meet those of the position. Please note that your response will be evaluated not only for content but for written communication skills as well. You are encouraged to refer to formal education, training, professional work history, volunteer work, research and any related life experiences in your response. Please follow the guidelines below to ensure your cover letter is as complete a summary of your qualifications as possible:
-Prepare a summary paragraph for each of the listed Minimum Qualifications.
-Include a paragraph that summarizes the knowledge, skills and abilities which you possess as particular strengths, beyond the minimum qualifications (see Best Qualified section).
-If an Initial Position Focus is specified on the first page of the position description, describe any relevant experience you have related to the Initial Position Focus.

b. PROFESSIONAL RESUME, including related education, professional work history and volunteer experience.

c. CONTACT INFORMATION FOR THREE (3) PROFESSIONAL WORK REFERENCES, including at least one person who has been your immediate supervisor. For each reference, please indicate the nature of your professional relationship and include the persons title, e-mail address and telephone number.

d. FINAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS for each of your degrees. Unofficial copies of final college transcripts are acceptable when applying for this position. Official final college transcripts are required upon hire.

Please upload only the materials requested above. Any documents, other than those requested, will be deleted from your application. Application materials that do not comply with these instructions are incomplete and will not be considered. Applications received after the application due date will be accepted through the conclusion of the initial application screening process.

The University will not reveal an applicants identity who has requested confidentiality during the application process, unless or until there is a public records request and he or she is the successful candidate. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(b).

A criminal records review will be conducted prior to employment. Completed consent forms will be requested at the time of final interviews. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, convictions and pending charges will be considered only as they relate to this position.

2) How to apply. Please submit application materials to Cooperative Extension Human Resource Development Office online using the URLs below. Once you are in the Candidate Gateway, please make sure to click on the Advanced Search link and enter 12584 into the Job Opening ID field.
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