Job description


Job no: 96426-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Communications, Editing, Development, Alumni Affairs, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Marketing, Public Relations

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Employer Relations Coordinator/Career Advisor

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Anticipated Begin Date:

JANUARY 02, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $36,790 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least one years of professional experience working in university or college career services, employer relations, university recruiting or related field. Experience working in industry and/or SoHE related professional disciplines is desirable. Customer-service background a plus.

Preferred Qualifications:
? Demonstrated leadership skills, and abilities, along with a high-level of professionalism.
? Proven ability to build and maintain meaningful relationships with both internal and external stakeholders.
? Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.
? Knowledge and understanding of constituent relationship management systems, along with strong technical and computer software skills.
? Experience facilitating workshops and programs. Must be comfortable speaking in front of large crowds.
? Knowledge of career development concepts, theories and issues specifically pertaining to college students.
? Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
? Strong organizational skills, including a keen attention to detail and timely follow-through.
? Ability to manage multiple projects and competing priorities simultaneously.
? Enthusiasm for and familiarity with the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) and our programs.
? Comfortable working in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment.
? Both a growth and service mindset.
? Demonstrated cultural competence and strong commitment to creating an inclusive work and learning environment.
? Ability to work effectively within a diverse community, both inside and outside of the School.

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Position Summary:

The Employer Relations Coordinator/Career Advisor in the School of Human Ecology (SoHE) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will be responsible for coordinating and managing employer relations, recruiting services and events, and employer-focused marketing and communications on behalf of the School. In addition, this individual will help support additional career development functions within SoHE, including serving as a career advisor to an assigned caseload of undergraduate students. This position is supervised by the Director of Career & Leadership Development in SoHE's Student Academic Affairs & Career Development Office (SAA) and will work in close collaboration with other SAA staff, faculty associates, Career Team members, the SoHE Advancement Team and Center Directors.

Additional Information:

STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS & CAREER DEVELOPMENT (SAA): 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.

SCHOOL OF HUMAN ECOLOGY (SoHE): The mission of the School of Human Ecology is to understand the complex relationships and interdependence among individuals, groups and families, and to focus on quality-of-life issues through research, creative innovation, education, and outreach. The School has four academic departments (Civil Society and Community Studies, Consumer Science, Design Studies, and Human Development & Family Studies) with a collective undergraduate enrollment of 1,300 students, and 100 graduate students. See http://sohe.wisc.edu

UW-MADISON: The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a strong reputation as a research university and for producing research that improves people's lives. The University consistently ranks among the top 6 institutions in national research expenditures. In 2015, the University received a community engagement award from the Carnegie Foundation for its commitment to deeply engaging with local, regional, national, and global communities. It is a land-grant institution with an enrollment of about 43,000 students. The University provides excellent technology and library resources. Madison (pop. 243,000) is the state capital and combines the culture of a large urban area with the comfort of a small city. See http://wisc.edu


Alicia Hazen
[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:

Please submit one PDF file that includes a detailed cover letter addressing your relevant background for and interest in the position; a current resume; and a document listing contact information for three professional references that can speak to your knowledge, skills and abilities. The deadline to apply is November 1, 2018. Questions about the position may 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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: Oct 18 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 1 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 11/4/2019
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