University of Wisconsin–Madison

Job Description Orientation

Plan to attend a Title and Total Compensation Study Job Description Orientation session the week of April 23 or April 30. These sessions will introduce you to the job description process including your role in the process. Each college, school or division will provide additional training and/or information to further prepare you for the process of reviewing your job description this summer and early fall. For more information, read Job description process begins for Title and Total Compensation Study.

To request a disability accommodation, contact Marci Birkes-Geffert at 262-7215 or

Online Orientation

This online orientation covers the same information as the in-person sessions. Before you watch the orientation, please select one of three sample job descriptions to download or print. You may complete the exercise in the orientation using any of these job titles as an example:

Play online orientation

April 23

Gordon Dining and Event Center, Concerto & Overture Rooms

April 24

Gordon Dining and Event Center, Overture Room

April 25

Gordon Dining and Event Center, Overture Room

April 26

Carson Gully Center, Program Room

  • 2:00 p.m.–3:15 p.m. (Register)
    Language support will be provided for Spanish, Tibetan, Hmong and Chinese.

April 30

Health Sciences Learning Center, Room 1306

May 2

Health Sciences Learning Center, Rooms 1220–1345
Late-night session (for second and third shifts)

  • 11:00 p.m.–12:15 a.m. (Registration is not required for this session.)
    Orientation sessions will be provided in Spanish, Tibetan, Hmong and Chinese in addition to English.

May 7

Gordon Dining and Event Center

May 11

Health Sciences Learning Center