Job description

JOB NO.: 95894-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95894-AS



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 15, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's required; Master's degree preferred; education in and/or experience with college student development, student affairs, higher education, or a related field. Knowledge about and experience with Native American students and Wisconsin tribal communities.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least two years of professional experience in college admissions and recruitment, academic affairs, student services, mentorship, academic program management, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Knowledge of holistic admissions is preferred.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position plays a key role within the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program. The purpose of the program is to recruit, retain, and graduate more Native American students into the field of nursing. The coordinator will assist with the recruitment and retention of STREAM students. This position will also involve support of the school's holistic admissions process. This role demands a high level of collaboration, coordination and organization, effective communication skills particularly with Native American student populations, event planning, skills in problem solving, and public speaking.

Additional Information:

This position is solely dependent on funding availability. The grant is scheduled to run for 4 years with possibility of renewal but when the grant is finished this position will be terminated (laid off or nonrenewed) due to lack of funding.

Job Knowledge, Skills, and Experience
* Familiarity with current research regarding Native American student admissions, recruitment, and enrollment management.
* Knowledge and experience with mentorship programs
* Ability to use Microsoft applications and other student information systems, as well as utilize new recruitment/admissions technologies to increase efficiency and reach
* Ability to serve as spokesperson for the mission and values of the School of Nursing.
* Strong project management skills
* Ability to think, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with school and university standards
* Ability to work well in a multiethnic, multicultural environment with students, faculty and staff.
* A high degree of professionalism, discretion, and judgement
* Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, organizational, and computer skills, including proficiency with related systems and databases
* Familiarity with Native American undergraduate and graduate students


Mel Freitag
[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:

To apply for this position, please click Apply Now, from, to begin the application process. Please submit ONE pdf file containing the following:

1) a letter of interest which highlights work experience in area indicated in PVL.
2) a resume
3) contact information for three references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Mel Freitag at [email protected]

Online applications must be received by 11:55 pm on the application deadline for ensured consideration. Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for this position. A criminal background check will be conducted on all finalists. Eligibility to legally work in the United States without sponsorship is required by the anticipated start date of the position.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

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: Sep 12 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Sep 26 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 9/13/2018
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