Job Positions

Advisor

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5

Department:

Advising, College of Business and Economics

Institution:

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

Date Posted:

Oct 11 2021 3:45PM

Close Date:

Nov 18 2021
 

Position Description

Under the direction of the Assistant Dean and in collaboration with fellow advisors, college administrators, campus partners, and college faculty, the Academic Advisor provides academic related information and advice to students in the College of Business and Economics undergraduate academic programs. Academic Advisors are responsible for providing educational guidance and assistance for students by planning schedules, recommending courses, determining appropriate education solutions for different types of students and facilitating the student’s academic development. This position may be assigned some recruitment responsibilities. This position will be responsible for advising on-campus and online students.

Duties

75%
A. Advising
1. Provide holistic academic advising to traditional and online College of Business and Economics students.
2. Analyze student records in preparation for advising appointments and advising planning.
3. Provide advising through individual appointments, drop-in appointments, group advising sessions, informational sessions and Canvas advising courses.
4. Participate in SOAR and Warhawk Premiere Days providing advising to incoming students and prospective students.
5. Reviews student files to ensure deadlines are met for completing various graduation requirements and other specific program requirements.
6. Receives and gives referrals to and from faculty and other University offices for students’ major considerations, academic issues, or personal concerns.
7. Assists departments and faculty in advising through policy interpretations, academic records, evaluations and other requested data, recommendations and conclusions.
8. Perform supplemental administrative activities such as scheduling meetings, securing requested information, verifying and maintaining Image Now records and preparing summary reports as necessary.
9. Support recruitment by responding to potential student inquiries using Slate software.
10. Contact non-enrolled students from past semesters.

25%
B. Student Services Administrative Duties
1. Prepare advisor and student training material.
2. Develop advisor and student reference documentation
3. Present group training sessions
4. Act as department liaison for CoBE Advising and Career Services
5. Complete advising related projects
6. Perform related duties as required or deemed necessary by the Assistant Dean to meet the CoBE Advising Center goals within the Advisor’s scope of responsibility.

Application Process

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications received by XXXXX, 20XX are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. The most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. If you have questions regarding this recruitment or if you are unable to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at (262) 472-1072 or hrstudent@uww.edu. For questions regarding this position, please contact: Lori Stroik Advising & Career Services Assoc. 262-472-4900 stroikl@uww.edu

TO APPLY: Only complete application packages will be considered. This includes online submission of the following documents: Cover Letter Resume Name and contact information for three professional references Unofficial Transcripts
This Job ID is 17619. A full job description and document upload link can be found on the UWW employment web site at: https://www.uww.edu/employment

Institution Information

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus University of Wisconsin System (https://www.wisconsin.edu). Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In response to a public records request, the University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a). Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked. The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees be active participants in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills. For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr. If you would like a paper copy of the report please contact the UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660. To learn more about UW-Whitewater's competitive benefits packages go to our: ALEX webpage, which is our interactive benefits decision support tool.

SPECIAL NOTES: UW-Whitewater embraces AAC&U’s LEAP principles (http://www.uww.edu/leap) and emphasizes student, staff and faculty participation in High-Impact Practices (https://www.aacu.org/resources/high-impact-practices). The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (http://www.uww.edu/orsp) provides support for faculty scholarly and creative activities as well as other opportunities to apply for reassigned time and/or other resources to support research activities. UW-Whitewater faculty and staff also have access to technology transfer and research resources provided by WiSys (https://www.wisys.org).

Additional Information

CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore STEM extensions are not options for work authorization. The University of Wisconsin - Whitewater has the authority to implement temporary workforce reduction and cost saving measures to address financial challenges resulting from the COVID-19 Crisis, consistent with Wisconsin law and Board of Regents, UW System, and UW-Whitewater policy and procedure.

Contact Information

Lori Stroik
Advising & Career Services Assoc.
262-472-4900
stroikl@uww.edu

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications: Master’s degree (by the start date) Two years of work experience in a higher education setting. Commitment to a student-centered advising team approach with ability to work with a diverse population

Preferred Qualifications

Desired Qualifications: Master’s Degree in business or business education or academic program administration. Bilingual experience working with Hispanic Outreach Professional academic advising experience. Demonstration of excellent organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills. Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Appreciation and demonstrated commitment to serving diverse student populations. Adaptability and flexibility to handle various situations and think strategically in responding to issues. Willingness and ability to be an active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations including necessary training and drills Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds