Madison, WI
Aug 30, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs, Residence Life
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91908-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91908-AS

Working Title: Dir of Student Life and Pre-College Programs

Official Title: STUDENT SV PR MGR III(P75NL)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 09, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree in higher education, student affairs, educational administration, counseling, or related field required. Supervisory/management experience required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 5-7 years of professional work experience in an educational setting. Knowledge of student leadership practices, student development, student organization management, and program/curriculum development is preferred. Facilitation and teaching experience preferred. Experience working with high school students and/or undergraduate students within a professional school/college a plus.

Well-qualified candidates will possess the following qualities and skills:

-Experience providing student service support and advising for undergraduate college and pre-college students; belief in a student-centered philosophy when making decisions, creating programs, and advising students.
-A high degree of cultural competency, a passion for working with students from underrepresented backgrounds, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
-Ability to build relationships across different departments within WSB and across campus as well as communicate effectively with donors, prospective students and their families, alumni, employers, high school staff, and other stakeholders
-Adaptability and flexibility to work through unexpected challenges or changes
-Ability to create and enforce policies consistently and fairly for all students while keeping in mind student learning and development
-Creativity and innovative ideas to enhance the effectiveness and efficiency of areas of responsibility
-Strong project and budget management experience and ability to think strategically about long-term unit objectives
-Ability to set priorities while independently handling multiple areas of responsibility
-High level of professionalism
-Ability to maintain confidentiality regarding sensitive student issues and university information

Position Summary:

The Director of Student Life and Pre-College Programs leads a team of professional staff and student staff in the strategy and large initiatives involving learning and co-curricular experiences for undergraduate business students and prospective high school students. These experiences are centered on personal and professional development, leadership development, academic and career exploration, and acclimating to the campus environment, and campus involvement. The Director collaborates with WSB faculty to manage and deliver the introductory personal and professional development courses that all new BBA students are required to take after admission to the Wisconsin BBA program. The Director is responsible for direction of the coordination and management of the BBA co-curricular requirements; a series of out-of-classroom activities all business students must complete to earn their BBA degree. The Director of Student Life and Pre-College Programs oversees pre-college programs for high school students interested in studying business, including the residential summer program Business Emerging Leaders (BEL). In addition, the Director oversees the operations of the Accenture Leadership Center (ALC) and all co-curricular leadership and involvement opportunities for business students, including coordination of BBA student organizations, leadership development programs, and business student government (UBC). The Director reports to the Assistant Dean of the Wisconsin BBA.


Nancy Andrews

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 complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

NOTE: Salary for this position will be at or above the posted minimum rate based upon qualifications and experience.

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: Aug 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 27 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time