Work with GHI: Apply to be an Office Assistant

The UW-Madison Global Health Institute (GHI) is hiring an office assistant for the upcoming spring semester to start as soon as possible. The position will be working in our office located in the Medical Sciences Center during regular business hours (8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.) and help with occasional evening events as well. Remote work flexibility is also possible depending on needs and COVID safety considerations.

Specific responsibilities include helping to staff the front desk, answering the phone and responding to email and walk-in inquiries, along with other administrative tasks and ad hoc support for the administrative manager and director. Hours are flexible according to the student’s class schedule, with a commitment of 10 to 15 hours a week.

Please note that UW-Madison employees are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to January 18, 2022, or the first day of employment, whichever comes later. An individual is considered fully vaccinated for COVID-19 two weeks after receiving the single-dose vaccine or two weeks after the second dose in a two-dose vaccination series. Medical or religious accommodations will be considered. Please visit for more information.


  • Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Fluency with virtual meeting tools: Zoom, MS Teams, WebEx, etc.
  • Experience working in a business office environment

How to Apply:

To learn more about the position and how to apply, see the official job posting here.