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Working Title:FINANCIAL SPEC 2
Schedule - Range:02-11

Title Specifications

Job Summary:The History of Cartography Project is an international, multi-volume research and publication project. This position is responsible for purchasing, bookkeeping, a variety of office support duties, and some travel coordination. The employee in this position works most closely with the History of Cartography Project manger, but also with the managing editor and a cadre of campus and international associates. The administrative assistant will take initiative and independently manage many responsibilities specific to the program, progressing from close supervision to general supervision.



16-20 hours per week
Some flexibility (3-5 shifts/week) Business hours
Contact Name:Kelly Lyle
Contact Phone:608-262-2139
Contact TTY Phone:711- -
How To Apply:Cover letters and questions and should be directed to:

Beth Freundlich, Project Manager, or Jude Leimer, Managing Editor
phone: 608-263-3992 or email:

Beth Freundlich
History of Cartography Project
470 Science Hall
550 N. Park Street
Madison, WI 53706-1404

To apply, email a cover letter and resume (preferably as a PDF) to:

Kelly Lyle, Geography Department Administrator, at Please include "HOC" and your name or initials in the subject line. While we prefer email submission, applications may be directed to the address above.

Important notes about the hiring process:

1. Screening begins immediately; applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
2. Cover letter should detail relevant experience, interest in position, and availability. It will also serve as a writing sample. Applications will not be considered without a cover letter.
3. Applicants are encouraged to review information about the History of Cartography Project at:
February 21, 2014
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Job Location
 550 N PARK ST
 MADISON, WI 53706-1404

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