Madison, WI
Sep 01, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91984-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91984-AS




FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 15, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum 1 - 3 years of experience in higher education, preferably in new student programs, student or academic affairs administration; experience may be graduate work
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends during peak programming times.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and strength in the following areas:
1. Working knowledge of student learning and developmental theory and practice
2. Group facilitation skills
3. Outstanding written and interpersonal communications skills
4. Collaborative and diplomatic relationship style; promotes respect and practice of civility and inclusivity in the workplace
5. Commitment to diversity and inclusive excellence
6. Self-starter and self-motivator
7. Previous experience supervising undergraduate leaders
8. Flexibility and adaptable to change

Position Summary:

The planning and implementation of CFYE's orientation programs is a collaborative effort amongst the center's staff. This position will report to the Assistant Director for Orientation Initiatives and will work closely with the Coordinator of Orientation - Operations.

Additional Information:

The Center for the First-Year Experience (CFYE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison leads the campus in examining, informing, cultivating, facilitating, and enhancing the first-year experience for all undergraduate transfer and freshman students. The department works collaboratively with every school and college, faculty in key departments, the Provost's Office, the Division of Enrollment Management, and the Division of Student Life to coordinate orientation programs and lead first-year initiatives. The Association of American Colleges and Universities Liberal Education America's Promise (LEAP) essential learning outcomes guide our work. UW-Madison enrolls approximately 1,100 new transfer students and 6,400 freshmen each academic year.

The mission of the Division of Student Life is to cultivate, advance, and interconnect the academic, professional, personal, and social development of students and to champion a respectful, globally aware and diverse university community.

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.

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.

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Advertised: Aug 31 2017 Central Daylight Time

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