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Badger Precollege Middle School Program Group Leader: PACE Program

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Division/Organization: Division of Continuing Studies
Department: Precollege Academic Programs
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Location: UW-Madison Campus
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $660
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Leadership, Critical Thinking/Problem Solving, Digital Technology, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Education and Training, Child Development and Care, STEM, Career Management, Honoring Context and Culture


Department Overview:

Badger Precollege, Division of Continuing Studies

Anticipated Start Date:

July 2024

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

July 2024

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

Not Remote


Anticipated Hours Per Week:



Monday-Friday, 8:30am-4:30 PM

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:

Minimum 12


• Applicants must be at least 18 years old
• Preference will be given to applicants who have completed at least two years of college prior to program start
• Energetic approach to learning
• Strong communication skills and ability to work well with students, administration and support staff
• Respect for individual differences and individuality
• Experience working with elementary and middle school aged students

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

• Must be comfortable problem solving and working in a fast-paced environment.
• Experience in building community within small and large groups
• Proven ability to maintain a professional relationship with students while serving as a friendly support system.
• Passion for working with students in grades K-12, experience working with summer camps, precollege programs, or international programs.

Position Summary/Job Duties:

PACE features a variety of courses in the areas of: Computer Science, Sciences, Anatomy, History, Literature, Art, Psychology, Engineering, Law, Political Science, Mythology, Astronomy, Math
PACE runs for 3 weeks: July 8-12, July 15-19, and July 22-26, 2024. Candidates may be considered for 1, 2, or 3 weeks. Candidates may also be considered for positions in other Badger Precollege Programs.
Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Complete all hiring requirements and trainings required by Human Resources at UW Madison
• Participate in staff orientation before the program begins
• Assist the instructor in carrying out their responsibilities during class times.
• Escort and supervise your group of assigned students (up to 14 students) as they transition between different locations and activities around campus. This includes drop off and pick up, walking to and from lunch, field trips, and other transitions around campus as needed.
• Supervise students during lunch/field trip block each day.
• Assist in the open communication among staff members
• Be responsible for taking attendance each day.
• Be a role model for the students and maintain a professional relationship.
• Other duties as assigned by instructor or Badger Precollege Administrative staff.

For more information and course descriptions, please visit our website at:

Physical Demands:

Group Leaders will walk with their assigned group all over campus in all weather conditions.

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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