Job description

JOB NO.: 96868-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96868-AS

Working Title: Academic Advisor


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: FEBRUARY 01, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $33,065 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:

-One or more years of experience with student services within a higher educational setting.
-Excellent organizational skills as well as strong attention to accuracy and detail.
-Strong written and oral communication skills for a variety of audiences.
-Demonstrated commitment to working collaboratively to serve students.
-Demonstrated success working in diverse work environments, with diverse student populations, and a commitment to equity and inclusion.
-An appreciation for and understanding of the value and benefits of a liberal arts education and an ability to articulate this to students, parents, and the wider community.

-Demonstrated ability to build rapport with students and knowledgeable about student development theory.
-The ability to work independently and as part of a team, while being cognizant of differing work styles.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

These two Advisor positions will be a part of the advising team in the College of Letters & Science Academic Advising Services (L&S AAS). This unit assists and supports students in exploring their educational goals, learning about academic requirements, navigating the university structure, gaining an understanding and appreciation of the liberal arts, and progressing in a timely fashion toward degree completion. L&S AAS provides holistic, comprehensive, and accurate academic advising that enhances our students' Wisconsin Experience. Commitment to ongoing training to maintain and develop advising expertise is expected. L&S Advisors also play a critical role during the Student Orientation and Registration (SOAR) program, advising nearly 2000 incoming first year students during an 11 week period in the summer. Also, during a three day period in January prior to the spring term. In addition, the unit strives to work collaboratively with other advising units in the college and the university (e.g., departmental advisors; Advising Hub for new L&S students; Cross-College Advising Service; L&S Center for Academic Excellence; L&S Honors) to provide excellent student advising. L&S AAS will also work with departments/majors to provide gap advising in times of advisor absence or transition.

Additional Information:


Kelly Cuene
[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 click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into a Associate Advisor, Advisor or Senior Advisor title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Kelly Cuene at [email protected] or 608-890-3382.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and a document with three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

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: Dec 10 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Jan 6 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 12/22/2018
Application Due: 2/20/2019
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