Job description

JOB NO.: 93473-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93473-AS

Working Title: Asst or Assoc Faculty Associate



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $36,054 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master degree required. Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation or willingness to obtain CFP preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum 5 years of financial industry experience. Strong leadership, management and communication skills required. Evidence of innovativeness, creativity and entrepreneurial skills. Demonstrates sound judgment, maturity and professionalism, and an ability to take initiative and build team spirit. Proven ability to work within a diverse community and commitment to creating an inclusive work environment. Teaching experience or transferable skills with motivation to excel in higher education is required. Additional relevant financial professional designations (CLU, ChFC, CFA, CPA) preferred.

License or certificate:

Certified Financial Planner

Position Summary:

This position is an integral part of the Consumer Science Department and will have both instructional and programmatic responsibilities and reports to the Chair of Consumer Science. The primary duties will be teaching personal finance courses during the fall, spring, and summer sessions and working with undergraduate students. Additional duties include providing services to the Personal Finance major, managing the Financial Life Skills Program, and working closely with the Department Chair and Summer Dean to build summer instructional programs. An annual report is required for all faculty and staff for annual review and assessment. A 100% teaching appointment in SoHE consists of teaching 12 credits or equivalent in fall and spring semester and teaching 6 credits or equivalent in the summer. The candidate must be flexible in teaching and other programmatic assignments to meet department needs. Teaching responsibilities may be substituted with other duties related to enhancing student experiences (e.g., firm visits, interview workshops, internships, conferences) or other projects as determined by the Department Chair.

-- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
-- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work environment
-- Promote respect and the practice of civility in the workplace

Additional Information:

CONSUMER SCIENCE: The Department of Consumer Science increases knowledge about the interaction of consumers as individuals and household members with public and private markets for goods and services. Activities of the department are designed to foster development of a fair marketplace that enhances the interests and well-being of consumers, families and communities. The Department is home to a Ph.D. program in Consumer Behavior & Family Economics and two undergraduate majors in Retail & Consumer Behavior and Personal Finance. It is also the administrative home for two campus-wide centers: the Kohl's Center for Retailing Excellence and Center for Financial Security.

FINANCIAL LIFESKILLS PROGRAM: In 2014 the School of Human Ecology, UW Madison launched the Wisconsin Financial Capability Initiative (the 'Initiative'), designed to provide two relevant, actionable, blended, peer-led and credited financial capability courses open to all students on the Madison campus. In 2014, a course designed for incoming freshman (CS 111) was piloted and significant progress was made toward development of a course designed for life after graduation (CS 321). The program currently enrolls close to 1,000 undergraduates in both courses annually.

SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY: The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex relationships and interdependence among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on quality-of-life issues through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School has four academic departments (Civil Society and Community Studies, Consumer Science, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) with a collective undergraduate enrollment of 13,200 students, and 100 graduate students. Faculty members in the School of Human Ecology often affiliate with centers and programs including the Center for Community and Nonprofit Studies, the Center for Demography and Ecology, the Center for Child and Family Well-Being, the Center for Financial Security, the Institute on Aging, the Institute for Research on Poverty, the LaFollette School of Public Affairs, and the Center for Research on Women and Gender.

UW-MADISON: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a strong reputation as a research university and for producing research that improves people's lives. The University consistently ranks among the top 6 institutions in national research expenditures. In 2015, the University received a community engagement award from the Carnegie Foundation for its commitment to deeply engaging with local, regional, national, and global communities. It is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of about 43,000 students. The University provides excellent technology and library resources. Madison (pop. 243,000) is the state capital and combines the culture of a large urban area with the comfort of a small city. See


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Instructions to applicants:

To apply, upload your CV and a cover letter. Applicants will also be asked to provide names and contact information for three references.

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: Jan 31 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Mar 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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