Posting DetailsOfficial Job Title ADMINISTRATIVE ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR
Working Title: WUWM Vice President of Operations Position Number 02357309 Division College of Letters & Science Department B484500 WUWM Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Term/Project, Non-Teaching Pay Basis Annual Salary Grade 25 FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff UWM Description
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is Wisconsin's second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high- quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as “R1” by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.
UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here: https: // uwm.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about-dei/
WUWM has the largest public radio newsroom in southeastern Wisconsin. In addition to covering the local issues that are most important to the community, WUWM's news team runs special reporting initiatives on significant beats, including the environment, education, and race and ethnicity. Their local show and podcast, Lake Effect, brings the community local conversations about the people, places and organizations that shape Milwaukee.
Over the last three decades, WUWM has increased content creation, become more proficient at raising funds to sustain its operation, and expanded its impact on the community. WUWM won 36 awards for work produced in 2022 by the Newsroom, Lake Effect and Digital Teams. The stories and interviews were honored in competitions held by state, regional and national journalism organizations. The independent, educational mission of WUWM and its programs fuel a passionate bond with its growing listenership.
Reporting to the President/General Manager, the WUWM Vice-President of Operations (VPO) serves as chief facilitator of finance, administration, and compliance in advancing WUWM's mission and vision. The VPO will have responsibility for the organization's resources with direct oversight of the following units and functions: Finance, Business Operations, Engineering & Facilities, and HR/Workforce.
The VPO will lead day-to-day finance and business operations and oversee critical station functions and growth during a dynamic and changing media environment. The VPO serves on the Senior Leadership team and shares and assists in certain responsibilities with the President/GM relating to the areas of business strategy and interfacing with the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, WUWM's license holder.
Supervision: Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of employees in department.
Work Location: We expect that this position will reside within WUWM's listening area. Work will be performed primarily at the Chase Tower in downtown Milwaukee, with requests for remote work considered after the initial training period. Hybrid work options may be available with specifics regarding work location requirements discussed during the interview process.
KEY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Strategy & Leadership
Finance & Business Operations
Target Salary Range $90,000 - $110,000 (Salary will be determined by finalist's experience, training, education, and equity-based factors.) Benefits and Total Rewards
As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life
Applicants will be expected to provide:
Application Deadline 09/24/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Jake Azinger Contact Phone (414) 251-8122 Contact Email [email protected] Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https:// www. cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
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