Job description


Job no: 98809-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

The Advisor/Program Coordinator for the International Internship Program (IIP) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison will serve as a member of the administrative team responsible for: ensuring the quality of advising and services to students interning overseas; developing, maintaining, assessing and improving internship placements; and monitoring the efficacy of policies and procedures established by IIP.

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for IIP and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1 or more years professional work experience (administrative, HR and/or educational sector), ideally in a role that involves advising, counseling, conducting orientations or other student/human services

Experience interning, studying, volunteering, conducting research, teaching, and/or working abroad

Demonstrated skills in communication and problem solving

Ability to work effectively with students, parents, faculty, and organizations (internship host sites)

Evidence of strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and an ability to deal with multiple tasks simultaneously

Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member

Strong and demonstrated commitment to international and/or experiential learning, as well as making such experiences accessible to a diverse student population

Appreciation for, and ability to work in, a fast-paced educational administration environment

A sense of humor and compassion, with a professional, service-oriented demeanor

Experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint), databases and email

Preference for experience in Asia and/or Africa, as well as proficiency in language(s) relevant to those regions



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, CV/Resume, and a list of three professional references through the online portal by the assured consideration date.


Michelle Kern Hall
[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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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: May 17 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 9 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time




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Posted: 5/20/2019
Application Due: 6/9/2019
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