COMMUNICATION ARTS UNDERGRADUATE ADVISOR

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
May 18, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 90773-AS

Work Type: Staff-Part Time

Department: L&S/COMMUN ARTS/COMM ART


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90773-AS

Working Title: Communication Arts Undergraduate Advisor

Official Title: SR ADVISOR(R12BN) or ADVISOR(R12DN) or ASSOC ADVISOR(R12FN)

Hiring Department: A481400-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/COMMUN ARTS/COMM ART

FTE: 50%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 19, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $32,102 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required; master's degree preferred. Coursework in communication arts strongly preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Minimum of one year of experience working with students in a higher education setting, preferably at UW-Madison.
-Ability to work effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds and/or with diverse personalities.
-Ability to exercise judgment in student academic affairs and to maintain confidentiality.
-Familiarity with (or ability to learn) DARS, SIS, and Query Library applications.
-Ability to deal with stressful situations, interruptions, and conflicting demands.
-Self-motivated and able to multitask efficiently and effectively.
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
-Strong verbal and written communication skills.
-Attention to detail and organizational skills required.
-Familiarity with academic programs and resources on the UW-Madison campus preferred.
-Experience with social media preferred.
-Experience with media production preferred.



Position Summary:

The Communication Arts Department seeks a part-time academic advisor. This position assists Communication Arts majors and prospective majors as they explore educational opportunities and complete their degrees.



Additional Information:

The schedule is somewhat flexible but must reflect peak student advising demands. This position reports to the Chair. Evaluation will encompass all duties outlined in the position description but will primarily focus on performance relative to departmental targets for the number of advising meetings handled per semester. Interviews are tentatively planned for the week of June 12, 2017.



Contact:

Mary Siewert
jean.siewert@wisc.edu
608-262-2277
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.

An applicant may be hired into an Associate Advisor, Advisor or Senior Advisor title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Mary Rossa, 608-262-0992, mary.rossa@wisc.edu.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.



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: 17 May 2017 Central Daylight Time


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

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