FARM AND INDUSTRY SHORT COURSE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90584-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: CALS/UNDRGRD PRG & SRV


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90584-AS

Working Title: Farm and Industry Short Course Assistant Director

Official Title: STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN) or ASSOC STU SERV COORD(T25FN)

Hiring Department: A070600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/UNDRGRD PRG & SRV

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Masters degree with emphasis on Counseling, Higher Education, or Student Affairs required



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

5 years of full-time Masters work in residence halls with 3 years of supervising Residential Life Staff preferred.
Deep familiarity with and experience in the agricultural industry is a necessity.



Position Summary:

The Farm and Industry Short Course (FISC) is a 16-week educational program designed to prepare students for careers in agriculture. The program is operated by the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and has been offered each winter since 1885. FISC operates two residence halls (Humphrey and Jorns Halls) that house the majority of the students enrolled in the program; the dormitories operate as a short-term housing option when FISC is not in session.

The FISC Assistant Director is responsible for oversight of all aspects of the housing operation including marketing, recruitment, policies, financial management, personnel supervision, facility oversight and residential life programming. The residential program has an annual budget of over $500,000. The Assistant Director oversees two facility workers, a reservation specialist, 6 academic year housefellows, 4-6 summer housefellows and 3-5 student staff. The FISC Assistant Director will have direct contact with students and coordinate student educational and career development activities, with an emphasis on agricultural programming, as well as University-wide activities. More information on the program is available at fisc.cals.wisc.edu.



Contact:

Megan Grill
megan.grill@wisc.edu
608-890-4671
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

To apply, you will be asked to submit a resume and cover letter highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position. You will be asked to provide three references within the application process.



Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 05 May 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: 2 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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