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Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Location: UW-Madison
Campus Location: WASHINGTON AVE W 625
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $10.00
Job Categories: Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Interpersonal Communication, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Honoring Context and Culture, Department and Office Assistants


Department Overview:

The Center for Healthy Minds' mission is to cultivate well-being and relieve suffering through a scientific understanding of the mind. 
We are a leader in rigorous, interdisciplinary research aimed at understanding the mind and how to nurture well-being in ourselves and others. We also communicate these findings to the world through innovative programs and social movement.
This work is guided by our core values: rigor, impact, and a pro-social working community.

Anticipated Start Date:

ASAP; fine to start this Summer

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Anticipated Hours Per Week:

negotiable: 8-20 for Spring semester; 12-30 for Summer term


Within 9AM-5PM Monday-Friday

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$10.00/hr with semester raises 

Number of Positions:



• Familiarity with Microsoft Office required
• Must be a student currently enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

We’re looking for some who is observant, thoughtful, creative, conscientious, & curious.
This position calls for someone who is self-motivated and willing to work collaboratively in a fast-paced setting with diverse team members or on their own.
• Observant and attuned to detail, accuracy, and quality
• Strong communication/customer service skills, confidence interacting with diverse individuals (ability, race, gender, age, class, profession, etc.)
• Highly self-motivated
• Displays good judgment and professionalism
• Dependable and reliable
• Excellent organizational and time-management skills
• Creative, appreciates challenges and problem-solving

Position Summary/Job Duties:

• Greeting/directing visitors & research participants
• Respond to internal and external inquiries in person and over phone
• Daily space maintenance, including cleaning and organization
• Assist with scheduling, room and parking reservation
• Upkeep and organization of supply & equipment inventory
• Help coordinate and communicate about internal resources to CHM staff
• Assist with other projects as needed, including making signs, data entry, making calls, event/visitor hosting, etc.

Physical Demands:

This position requires someone to sit at the front desk and put away office supplies. We are happy to discuss any concerns with accessiblity or physical challenges. 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce. 

The Center for Healthy Minds is committed to fostering an inclusive work culture. Students of marginalized identities are encouraged to apply.
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status.

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