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Announcing the 2021 Chazen Prize and ALL Prize winners

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The University of Wisconsin-Madison Art Department is Hiring!

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For immediate release April 12, 2021:

Apply now for our Full Time Department Administrator Staff Position!

We are seeking a candidate that thrives on problem solving, collaboration, and providing excellent service in a fast-paced and diverse academic department. Under the general supervision and direction of the Department Chair, this position is an academic department administrator that serves as a resource for the Art Department. As the leader of a team of administrative professionals, this position will be responsible for managing daily financial, human resources (HR) and office management activities while providing excellent customer support to faculty, staff, and students. This position will take ownership in developing and monitoring annual and summer budgets to help the department meet its mission and vision, ensuring continuity of daily operations by managing payroll and benefits for the department as a whole, and collaborating with other research and academic units to maintain compliance with state, university, and federal laws.

The ideal candidate will be a service-minded team leader with a passion for process improvement; someone looking to make a positive difference in the lives of all their employees. If you are organized, detail oriented, and possess excellent communication skills, please consider applying for this position! A background in or a familiarity with Arts culture is a plus.

Applications close April 26, 2021, 11:55pm.

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Artists: Ash Armenta, Jonathan Byxbe, Melissa Paterson, Olivia Stevens, Tony Torres (Advanced Graphics); Isabella Covert, Olivia Eis, Allie Fish, Lauren Gossard, Hedi Ma, Jackie Seiss, Mary Shampo, Pranav Volety, Sidney Zimmerman (Beginning Relief); Jocelyn Chan,...

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The UW-Madison Art Department is:

  • #1 in Printmaking
  • Ranked among the top 15 Fine Arts MFA programs
  • Founded the 1st collegiate Glass program in the U.S.
  • 1 of only 5 universities in the nation with a Neon program

Ranking Source: U.S. News & World Report

The University of Wisconsin-Madison ART DEPARTMENT is committed to teaching art in the context of a major research university and a vibrant intellectual community. Offering the following degrees: B.S., B.F.A., M.A., & M.F.A. in Studio Art, B.S. in Art Education, Certificate in Art Studio, and Certificate in Graphic Design.

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