ACADEMIC ADVISOR AND DIVERSITY COORDINATOR
JOB NO.: 94526-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: 94526-AS
Working Title: Academic Advisor and Diversity Coordinator
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 $44,000 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:
At least three years of professional or graduate level experience implementing advising initiatives, retention programs, or related activities designed to serve/engage underrepresented and marginalized student populations, whether at the pre-college or college level.
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 will (1) provide comprehensive academic advising to a growing number of current and prospective students across six undergraduate majors, and (2) coordinate initiatives that support our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion. While all SAA staff members are responsible for supporting diversity and inclusion efforts, the person in this role will take a lead in coordinating strategic efforts that enhance the success of underrepresented students in SoHE.
-Ability to work effectively within a diverse community
-Demonstrate 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: Annette McDaniel, Associate Dean, firstname.lastname@example.org
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 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time