Website Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) seeks a facilitites administrative assistant to serve as the the gatekeeper and first point of contact for the WARF facilitites team. The facilities admininstrative assistant will support WARF and its affiliates by performing general facilitites and administrative tasks at the Discovery Building, located at 330 North Orchard Street. This position will assist with record keeping, vendor coordination and agreements, work order data entry, and frontline Discovery Building support. In addition, this position will work with a variety of vendors to ensure quality service and cost efficiency. As needed, this individual will also help with administrative tasks such as scheduling meetings, document editing and tracking, and preparing correspondence.
Ideal candidates will possess exceptional customer service, a high level of accuracy, and strong attention to detail. Candidates must demonstrate excellent organizational skills and must be able to multitask and prioritize, communicate effectively with a variety of stakeholders, and work in a collaborative team environment. Prior administrative and customer-facing experience is required. Facilitites and/or property management knowledge or experience is preferred. The ideal work schedule for this position is Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., including an hour lunch break.
To apply: Qualified individuals interested in this opportunity are required to submit a cover letter and resume as one document via the online career portal within the career section at: http://www.warf.org/about-us/careers/careers.cmsx
To ensure consideration, please apply by Friday, July 28, 2017.
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF) helps steward the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment for the University of Wisconsin–Madison. Founded in 1925, WARF is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to investing in research and making a difference—for the researcher, the university, commercialization partners and the world. WARF’s mission is to promote, encourage and aid scientific research by patenting and licensing university inventions, playing an active role in UW–Madison spinoff companies, and managing an endowment to support the cycle of research, discovery, commercialization and investment. For additional information, please visit: http://www.warf.org
The Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation promotes and supports an inclusive and diverse environment and offers competitive salary and benefits.