Madison, WI
Sep 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92060-LI

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Limited

Position Vacancy ID: 92060-LI

Working Title: Assistant Dean and Director of Academic Advising Services

Official Title: ASSISTANT DEAN/M-L(N22NI)


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 01, 2018

Term: N/A

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $74,999 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education administration with progressively greater responsibilities, including academic advising, cross-unit collaboration, program development, professional staff supervision and office management.

Demonstrated skill/knowledge of the following: a high standard of professionalism/work ethic; thoughtful critical thinking/problem solving skills; effective oral/written communication; facilitation of inclusive teamwork/collaboration; cultural competence and ability to support an inclusive working and learning environment; proficient with information technology application; and knowledge about assessment, data-driven practice in supporting undergraduate student academic success.

A well-qualified applicant will have a strong background in liberal arts education and show evidence of providing university/college-wide leadership and collaboration to improve the delivery of academic advising and other high impact practices.

Position Summary:

The Assistant Dean & Director of Academic Advising Services provides leadership for college-wide academic advising under
the supervision of the Associate Dean for Student Academic Affairs (SAA) & Director of Undergraduate Advising for the College of Letters & Science (L&S). Effective collaboration with advisors in L&S academic departments and in other advising units that serve L&S first-year students is essential.

The position is responsible for all operations of the L&S Academic Advising Services (AAS) office. Students who intend to pursue an L&S major, and a liberal arts education, enter AAS as first-year and transfer students. AAS functions as the advising gateway to L&S for about 1,200 incoming students per year. This includes representing L&S at prospective and admitted student events; managing Summer Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR); coordinating L&S events at WI Welcome; and meeting the advising needs of students.

This is a senior staff position and a member of the SAA Leadership Team. SAA assists L&S students from the time that they prepare to register for their first classes though graduation and beyond by providing services designed to support and enhance student success - such as: academic advising, high impact educational practices, scholarships, and curricular policy problem resolution.


Lauralee Wheeler
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.

For questions on the position contact: Lauralee Wheeler at or 608-262-2731.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor.

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

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

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Advertised: Sep 19 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 22 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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