Job description

JOB NO.: 95549-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Athletics

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 95549-AS


Official Title: ASSOC ADVISOR(R12FN)

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 28, 2018

Term: This position will end on AUGUST 22, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $32,102 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:

The successful applicant will possess: strong oral and written communication skills; strong organizational and computer skills; effectiveg research and analytical skills; demonstrated effectiveness working collaboratively with a diverse group of students and staff; and a willingness to work some nights and weekends. Preference will be given to those who have prior experience working with undergraduates in a university setting, and have a career interest in enhancing the student-athlete experiene, studnet-athlete development programming, and academic support services.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Major Responsibilities: Under the general supervision of the Directors of Academic Services and Career and Leadership, this position offers a comprehensive two-year opportunity designed to assist the Office of Academic Services (OAS) and the Office of Career and Leadership (C&L) and to prepare an aspiring new professional in the field of student-athlete support services in order to obtain a full-time position is this growing career field.

The incumbent will work with a diverse population of student-athletes under the supervision of the full-time C&L and OAS staff members. Primary responsibilities with the C&L team include assisting with events, workshops, student organizations, courses, programming evaluation and development, serving as a career coach/mentor, and establishing graduation and life after athletics plans. Primary responsibilities for Academic Services include working individually with assigned student-athletes as an academic advisor and mentor to monitor academic progress, develop time management and organization skills, and assist with academic course planning.

Additional opportunities include assisting with recruiting, leading presentations, attending staff meetings, communicating with coaches, and assisting with daily and semester reporting. The incumbent will be provided with regular professional development opportunities to build the skills necessary to succeed as a professional in the student-athlete support services industry.

Additional Information:


Karlin Stalder
[email protected]
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:

Conditions of Appointment: This is a one year 100% fixed term Academic Staff appointment with the option to renew for a second year if mutually agreed upon by incumbent and supervisor. Appointment will end no later than two years after the start date. Salary will be assigned within the appropriate range, commensurate with the candidate's qualifications and experience. An excellent benefits package is also included. Anticipated start date will be August 28, 2018. Successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

To ensure consideration, complete applications must be received by 11:55PM, on the assured consideration date. Materials will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please upload a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position, a comprehensive resume and the contact information for three professional references.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, information regarding the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. UW-Madison conducts criminal background checks for final candidate(s).

UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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 9 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Aug 23 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 8/10/2018
Application Due: 8/24/2018
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