ACADEMIC ADVISOR (2 positions) University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee Position Number: 01410992, 01503142 Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program) Two annual (12 month), Probationary leading to Indefinite Academic Staff positions for the role of Academic Advisor are open in the Student Academic Services unit in the College of Letters and Science at UW-Milwaukee. As Wisconsin’s only public urban research university, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has established an international reputation for excellence in research, community engagement, teaching and entrepreneurism. Designated an R1 research institution, UWM educates 24,000 students. UWM has a dual research and access mission aimed at serving the diverse needs of Wisconsin’s largest metropolitan area by furthering opportunities at all levels for students who may be financially or educationally disadvantaged. More than one-third of its students are the first in their families to attend college, and 30 percent are students of color. It is the largest educator of veterans in Wisconsin, with more than 1,000 enrolled each year under the federal G.I. Bill. Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Milwaukee. 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. The College of Letters and Science is the largest school or college at UWM with more than 1,200 faculty, academic staff, and university employees in 25 academic departments and a variety of centers, facilities, administrative units, and interdepartmental academic programs. The College of Letters & Science is home to over 40 majors and a diverse array of courses in the humanities, natural sciences, and the social sciences. For more information about our advising services, please visit https://uwm.edu/letters-science/advising/current-students/. The University of Wisconsin (UW) System offers a comprehensive benefits package to meet the diverse needs of our community. The University contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Some health and life insurance premiums are deducted from salary on a pre-tax basis, saving employees money. This position will be granted 176 hours (22 days) of vacation, 36 hours of personal holiday, and paid legal holidays each year. Sick leave will be granted at 176 hours (22 days) of initial entitlement for use during the first 18 months of employment, after the Initial entitlement period, you may earn up to 96 hours (12 days) of sick leave per fiscal year which continues to accumulate and does not expire. Here is a link to check out more information about benefits: https://uwm.edu/hr/benefits-to-benefit-you-and-your-life/) Job Summary Letters and Science Advisors engage students in decision making on academic matters such as major/minor choices, course selection and degree requirements. They educate students about and encourage participation in co-curricular experiences such as internships, undergraduate research, and leadership development opportunities. Advisors maintain appropriate confidentiality, update student advising records, and contribute to the planning and delivery of academic advising related events and programs, such as new student orientation. Advisors work to ensure students receive accurate, timely, and holistic advising services to support academic success, and refer students to appropriate university resources. The advising team strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment. This position is in Salary Grade 18, with an anticipated minimum starting salary of $46,000. Salary will be determined by the finalist's experience, education, training, and other factors. Minimum Qualifications • Bachelor’s degree • At least one year of professional work or internship/practicum experience in a higher education setting working directly with students Preferred Qualifications • Master’s degree • Two or more years of experience advising students in a college/university setting • Excellent written communication skills • Experience building relationships with colleagues and students with a diverse array of perspectives and backgrounds • Educational background in the liberal arts and sciences Application Instructions Interested candidates must upload a resume and letter of application addressing educational and professional work experience and knowledge as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications listed above, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. Application Notes For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number. Legal Notices AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact email@example.com or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability. Confidentiality of Applicant Materials UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request. CBC and Reference Check Policy Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment. Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act) For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy. Employment Authorization In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. Title and Total Compensation Project The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/ To apply, please visit: https://apptrkr.com/3800132 Copyright ©2022 Jobelephant.com Inc. All rights reserved. https://www.jobelephant.com/
Letters and Science Advisors engage students in decision making on academic matters such as major/minor choices, course selection and degree requirements. They educate students about and encourage participation in co-curricular experiences such as internships, undergraduate research, and leadership development opportunities. Advisors maintain appropriate confidentiality, update student advising records, and contribute to the planning and delivery of academic advising related events and programs, such as new student orientation. Advisors work to ensure students receive accurate, timely, and holistic advising services to support academic success, and refer students to appropriate university resources. The advising team strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
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Recognized as one of the nation’s 131 top research universities, UW-Milwaukee provides a world-class education to 27,500 students from 91 countries on a budget of $689 million. Its 15 schools and colleges include Wisconsin’s only schools of architecture, freshwater sciences and public health, and it is a leading educator of nurses and teachers. UW-Milwaukee partners with leading companies to conduct joint research, offer student internships and serve as an economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin. The Princeton Review named UW-Milwaukee a 2020 “Best Midwestern” university based on overall academic excellence and student reviews.