Animal Research Technician
University of Wisconsin-Madison - Madison, WI

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Salary:
Starting
pay is $45,990 to $75,884 per year depending upon qualifications, plus
excellent benefits. These FLSA exempt positions are in pay schedule/range
07-03. A six-month probationary period is required.

Contact:
Questions
regarding the position can be directed to Anne Mekschun ,
UW-Madison Graduate School Human Resources at (608) 261-1172, or
ammekschun@grad.wisc.edu

Bargaining

Unit:
Non-Represented

Area

of Competition:
Open

Deadline

to Apply:
3/22/2013

Deadline for receipt of application materials is 4:30pm, March 22, 2013.

The
Graduate School
provides an instructional and research environment for approximately 8,500
graduate students in 164 fields at the masters and 111 at the doctoral
levels. The Graduate School is
responsible for 17 research centers, research administration, and all
graduate student academic support services, including admissions, financial
aid, degree certification, and minority programs. With an operating budget of $180 million,
the Graduate School administers a wide array of research programs with a
total budget of more than $240 million and approximately 1,600 FTEs.

Job

Duties:
Responsible
for the accounting support for all aspects of the WARF gift to campus
including assisting in the administration of the Graduate School fall
competition, working with the Associate Deans on the setting up the
financial aspects of the competition; setting up accounts, adjusting
budgets, monitor spending, review expenditures and resolve issues. Assist in the financial administration of
the Graduate School Research Centers and in the state funded programs.

POSITION

DESCRIPTION:For a complete position description, go to:
http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Classified/PDSummary.aspx?vacid=86792&title=00263&tranType=PERM

Special

Notes:
For
UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security
Report, see http://www.wisc.edu/students/faculty/safety.htm , or call the
Dean of Students office at (608) 263-5700 for a paper copy.

Employment
will require a criminal background check.

Job
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles
(GAAP); Excellent problem solving skills and decision making ability;
In-depth experience with interpreting and analyzing complex financial data,
accounts, ledgers, and system processes; Ability to multi-task to support
multiple projects simultaneously; Knowledge of and experience with personal
computer and software (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite); Excellent
understanding and knowledge of spreadsheet development and manipulation;
Knowledge of computer applications, automated data analysis and data entry
techniques; Ability to establish and maintain effective working
relationships; Effective written and oral communication skills and well
developed analytical, organization and time management skills are
essential.

How

to Apply:
Apply
with an Application for State
Employment form (OSER-DMRS-38) , a current resume, and a
letter of interest limited to three (3) double spaced pages detailing your
background, training, work experience, qualifications and level of
responsibility including your role and length or duration of experience
related to: (1) Please describe your professional work experience,
education, and training as it relates to administrative financial
management; (2)Describe your experience in preparing, reviewing, and
revising budgets and related analyses.
In your response, be sure to include your years of experience,
role/responsibility level in ensuring accuracy of financial reporting,
intended recipients of financial statements/reports, and details on your
organization (e.g., public sector, private company, funding sources, budget
size, etc.); (3) Please detail the software applications and computer
systems you have used to create financial reports and describe your level
of expertise for each. Include in your response examples of your expertise
( eg . querying tools, macros writing, formula
complexity) in each area; (4) Describe your experience providing financial
outreach to a wide variety of stakeholders and how you approach explaining
financial administration to non-financial people; (5) Describe your
experience in preparing, reviewing, revising, and consolidating financial
statements and reports. In your
response, be sure to include your years of experience, role/responsibility
level in ensuring accuracy of financial reporting, intended recipients of
financial statements/reports, and details on your organization (e.g.,
public sector, private company, funding sources, etc.).

Please organize your paper according to
the 5 areas listed above. Your responses are considered the Civil
Service Examination for determining qualified individuals. Your resume can not be used in place of
addressing the above items.

Send letter, resume, and state
application to: Anne Mekschun , UW-Madison
Graduate School, 307 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln
Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1380; or fax materials to (608) 262-5235; or email
to https://wisc.jobs/hradmin/ammekschun@grad.wisc.edu .

Application materials will be accepted
until 4:30 p.m., March 22, 2013.

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