Job Details

University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • Position Number: 3053658
  • Location: Remote
  • Position Type: Computer and Information Technology


The Application Infrastructure Services (AIS) department, within UW-Madison's Division of Information Technology (DoIT), provides products and services that enable systems and data integration, enterprise content storage, website and web application development, and identity and access management for University of Wisconsin-Madison and UW System. We are seeking to grow our team with three Salesforce CRM admin positions. These positions will support the Web Platforms/Services Team (WPS) and Identity Access Management (IAM) teams.

Web Platforms/Services (WPS) provides enterprise-scale services that enable the creation of standards-based websites, web applications, and digital experiences. Our services are used across the University of Wisconsin-Madison, the 13-institution University of Wisconsin System, and partner institutions across the country.

Identity and Access Management (IAM) Team acquires, develops, and maintains identity and access systems, products, and tools for the entire University of Wisconsin (UW) System and, more specifically, UW-Madison. This includes designing, planning, developing, operating, and constantly improving our use and implementation of technology.

The work we do is varied and challenging in support of UW-Madison's mission. We value curiosity and eagerness to learn, problem solving, DevOps and an agile product mindset, and a commitment to effective, productive teams. These positions will work as part of a team that is building and transforming our services to use Salesforce. We believe in solving whole problems for our partners and expressing solutions through technology.


Configures, integrates, administers, and provides advanced and varied consultation, project management, and operational support of highly complex applications or services with a large number of users. Anticipates issues and devises resolution methodology to support the business operations of the institution.

  • 10% Creates and updates access permissions and maintains user accounts to maintain application security through user profile management

  • 20% Troubleshoots hardware, software, and system problems and resolves issues and questions by working with vendors

  • 10% Participates in the evaluation of vendor software releases and impact

  • 15% Recommends application enhancements or changes that may involve custom design, integrations, and third-party products

  • 15% Participates in the design, development, and implementation of test and production objects. Defines user requirements and performs configuration, change management, and testing activities

  • 5% Develops and maintains documentation related to the system. Communicates system enhancement or changes as needed

  • 10% Plans and directs staff implementation of small to medium technical projects related to system as needed

  • 10% Regularly communicates with internal leadership to assess efficacy of system and discuss improvements and new features

  • 5% In collaboration with the Salesforce administrators and/or Business Analysts, use Salesforce to improve processes and productivity, support scaling as an organization, define and co-manage a change management (release) process.


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: Diversity and Inclusion



Bachelor's Degree


Required Qualifications

-Experience as a Salesforce administrator, business analyst, or consultant with a strong understanding of the Salesforce platform

-Willingness to learn new tools and technologies; with demonstrated ability to apply what you've learned into daily work, solutions, projects, etc.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience with project management, training documentation, and prioritizing tasks

-Able to assess the impact of new requirements on Salesforce and other integrated systems

-Salesforce certifications: administrator, experience cloud consultant, education cloud consultant, and service cloud consultant certifications or an in-depth understanding of these capabilities

-Creative and analytical thinker with strong problem-solving skills and able to understand and articulate complex processes

-Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing with project team members, users, and external stakeholders

-Ability to critically evaluate and prioritize information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, set expectations, and meet deadlines


UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.


Full Time: 100%

This position has the option to work remotely or hybrid in-person. Remote work requires an approved remote work agreement (RWA) agreement, which is reviewed and approved annually. An RWA requires successful candidates to possess their own high-speed internet and phone to perform the work on a University provided computer.


Terminal, 12 month appointment.

This position will initially last one year, with the possibility of extending up to a maximum of two years and/or it may turn into an ongoing appointment based on program need and funding availability.


Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

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Please note that successful applicants must be authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship, on or before the effective date of appointment.

WPS teams and IAM primarily work during normal business hours. Outages, degraded service, and emergencies are addressed on an as-needed basis. After being notified of a service disruption the team will make a best effort attempt to restore services as quickly as is feasible and provide updates on the status of the request.

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