Madison, WI
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91089-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91089-AS

Working Title: Coordinator of Student Life Assessment



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 24, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $53,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Bachelor's degree is required, a Master's degree preferred. Degrees must be from an accredited college or university in higher education administration, educational research or a related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1. Two years of applicable professional experience with higher education administration, assessment, evaluation, and/or research with an earned Master's degree. Four years of same professional experience with an earned Bachelor's degree.
2. Knowledge and skills in qualitative and quantitative assessment, data analysis, and/or statistics.
3. Knowledge of higher education issues in general and student issues in particular.
4. Excellent organizational skills.
5. Strong interpersonal skills.
6. Strong verbal and writing skills.
7. Ability to work independently and cooperatively.

Desired Qualifications
1. Strong statistical analysis skills and experience with statistical software tools.
2. Experience with survey design tools such as Campus Labs, Qualtrics, etc.
3. High productivity, self-motivation and resourcefulness.
4. Creative problem solver with aptitude for analytical and systems thinking.
5. Ability to maintain a positive attitude in a workplace that can have rapidly changing priorities.

Position Summary:

The Coordinator of Student Life Assessment will expand the division's ability to understand and improve its impact on students, advance its ability to make data driven decisions, and organize data sharing among campus partners. Reporting to the Chief of Staff and Associate Dean, the Coordinator will be an important teammate for division and departmental leadership.

Additional Information:

The Division of Student Life provides a broad array of educational and supportive services for all students at the University of Madison-Wisconsin. Its mission is to cultivate, advance and interconnect the academic, professional, personal, and social development of students. The division is comprised of nine departments including: The Associated Students of Madison Staff and Programs; Center for First Year Experience; Center for Leadership and Involvement; Dean of Students Office; International Student Services; Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Campus Center; McBurney Disability Resource Center; Multicultural Student Center; and the Office of Student Conduct and Community Standards. Additional efforts include the Veterans Military Assistance Center and the Our Wisconsin all student inclusion program. More information about the division, its departments and programs can be found at

We actively advance social justice through our work and purposefully strive to offer an affirming environment for all. We are committed to creating working, learning, and living environments in which everyone has the opportunity to develop their potential and contribute fully to the university community.

Salary and Benefits
The position has a minimum annual salary of $53,000 depending on qualifications. This is an academic staff appointment with an attractive benefits package, which include vacation, medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits, contributory retirement plan, paid holidays and other benefits. The anticipated start date for the position is July 24, 2017 but is negotiable.

The Division of Student Life promotes excellence by seeking diverse talent to join us in this important work. We invite all qualified individuals to apply.

The university, the division and all departments are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.


Diane Steele
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:

Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system by the deadline date to ensure consideration. Applicants should submit a current resume and a cover letter that addresses how their experiences and skills match the qualifications and responsibilities of this position. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of professional references.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks out all applicants at 11:55 PM Central Standard Time on the application deadline date. Online submissions must be COMPLETED by 11:55 PM Central Standard Time on the deadline date.

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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 09 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 23 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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