Job description

Job ID 14628
Location UW Eau Claire
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire

Counseling Services

POSITION: A 32 hour per week (August through May) university staff position is available in Counseling Services beginning 8/13/18. The title for this position is University Service Associate. This is an expected-to-continue assignment, which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hourly hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience.


  • A thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to serve as first point of contact for Counseling Services; maintaining a warm and welcoming environment
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple schedules and multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Ability to deal calmly and effectively with and/or regarding distressed students, families, and others
  • Ability to practice confidentiality in accordance with the state laws and the ethical standards under which the professional staff work
  • Ability to employ effective and compassionate communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, with little direction from unit supervisor
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusiveness

  • Two years college coursework
  • Three years office related experience

  • Assist with Counseling Services day-to-day operations
    • Answer the Counseling Services phone, Schedule appointments, check clients in for their appointments
    • Reserve on-campus rooms and equipment needs
    • Request maintenance for physical facilities as needed
  • Provide support for Counseling Services staff and programs
    • Provide assistance to the Counseling Services Director
    • Provide assistance to program coordinators


The Counseling Services unit is a part of the Student Affairs Division at UWEC and is overseen by the Dean of Students. Counseling Services works closely with the Dean of Students Office, Student Health Services and other student support units to provide integrated care for our clients.



UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation.

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.


Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: You must create an account and login before you can apply. If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:
  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to:

Debbie Baier ; [email protected]

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by 4:00 pm on 8/23/18. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. A criminal background check is required prior to employment.

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-penings/upload/AnnualSecurityandFireReport-2.pdf) . Also visit our Campus Security Authority policy (https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/job-openings/upload/CleryCompliancePolicy.pdf)

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing

diversity, equity, and inclusion.





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Posted: 8/11/2018
Application Due: 8/27/2018
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