JOB NO.: 94523-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SOHE/STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 94523-AS
Working Title: Academic Advisor
Official Title: STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN) or ASSOC STU SERV COORD(T25FN)
Hiring Department: A271600-SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY/STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 01, 2018
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $40,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required. Master's preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Professional or graduate-level experience in academic advising or a related student service field required, preferably in a higher education setting.
Desired professional qualities/characteristics:
- Proven ability to work effectively with undergraduate students to support their learning and personal/professional development
- Ability to work effectively within a diverse community in a sensitive and caring manner
- Demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive work and learning environment
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Ability to work effectively as a member of a team and ability to collaborate effectively with individuals and units outside the team
- Enthusiasm for and familiarity with School of Human Ecology (SoHE) programs
- Successful experience advising and/or mentoring students
- Ability to motivate students
- Self-motivation and ability to adapt to change
- Strong organizational, problem-solving and priority-setting skills
- Service mindset
License or certificate:
As a part of the Student Academic Affairs and Career Development (SAA) team, this position is responsible for providing comprehensive advising to a growing number of students in the School of Human Ecology (SoHE). In addition to academic advising, this position will involve some administrative duties, event planning, and outreach to prospective students.
-Ability to work effectively within a diverse community.
-Domonstrate commitment to creating an inclusive work environment.
-Promote respect and the practice of civility in the workplace.
THE SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY (SoHE): The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex and interdependent relationships that form naturally among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on improving human quality-of-life through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School includes four academic departments (Consumer Science, Civil Society and Community Studies, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) offering six B.S. degrees and enrolls 1300+ undergraduate students, and 100 graduate students. https://sohe.wisc.edu
STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & CAREER DEVELOPMENT: The mission of SAA is to foster SoHE undergraduate students' personal, academic, and professional development. Through advising, academic planning and career education we support students as they navigate the college experience - from exploring our majors as prospective students to becoming SoHE alumni.
Instructions to applicants:
Applications must include a cover letter, resume, and contact information for three professional references, including current supervisor. Questions about the position can be directed to: Alicia Hazen, [email protected]
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: May 11 2018 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Jun 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time