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Technology Entrepreneurship Office Communications and Administrative Student Assistant

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 504504
Division/Organization: College of Engineering
Department: Engineering Resources
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Partially Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $13.00
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Digital Technology, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Communications, Broadcasting, and Media Arts, Department and Office Assistants

Department Overview:

Advances in science and technology have the greatest impact when they move out of the lab and into real-life applications. But the gap between basic research and widespread implementation is often lengthy, delaying opportunities to transfer technologies or launch new businesses. That’s where the Technology Entrepreneurship Office (TEO) comes in. With a highly knowledgeable and experienced team, TEO can help bridge the gap: from emerging technology to marketable product.

Anticipated Start Date:

April 1, 2023

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):


Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

Work will mostly be conducted on site but can occasionally be remote

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

10-20 hours per week


To be coordinated with the job candidate. Hours are flexible.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:

$13.00 per hour

Number of Positions:



Must be an enrolled undergraduate or graduate student. Must have at least 1 year of studies remaining and must be able to work over summer break (up to 29 hours/week during summer).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:


  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel
  • Working or advanced knowledge of WordPress
  • Working knowledge of—or willingness to learn—Salesforce, Constant Contact, Canva, and Qualtrics
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing in English is required
  • Ability and willingness to develop new skills
  • Ability and willingness to work independently and learn quickly
  • Collaborative work ethic


  • Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign
  • Experience with schedule and calendar management
  • Experience with event coordination

Position Summary/Job Duties:

Support the director of the Technology Entrepreneurship Office (TEO) and work collaboratively with administrative, project management, and communications professionals to support the strategic objectives of TEO. The candidate will have the opportunity to be mentored in new areas such as graphic design, WordPress site management, etc.

Potential Duties:

  • Support the director with contact management and data organization
  • Assist with event coordination and communications
  • Support the director with scheduling and calendar management
  • Contribute to the development and design of communications materials, training materials, and presentations
  • Update and maintain TEO’s website
  • Contribute to developing and implementing social media, marketing, and communications projects.

Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

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

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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