University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
February 19, 2023
Offerd Salary:$50,000
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Working Title: Academic Advisor Position Number 02302806 Division Peck School of the Arts Department B2101 ADMINISTRATION Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff Appointment Type Fixed Renewable FLSA Status Exempt Percent 100 Posting Type Staff Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Peck School of the Arts at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee seeks applications for an Academic Advisor.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence. Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. The UWM Peck School of the Arts is one of the largest and most comprehensive arts schools in the region. It has nearly 2,000 undergraduate and graduate students and offers degree programs in art & design, dance, film, music, and theatre. The university community enjoys both the cultural and employment advantages of a large city.

Its commitment to excellence, powerful ideas, community and global engagement, and collaborative partnerships is achieved, in part, through its guiding values:

  • Innovation, leadership, and collaboration that fosters learning through education, scholarship and research, and public service
  • Opportunities for open inquiry to support the positive transformation of individuals (students, faculty, and staff), institutions, and communities
  • A caring, compassionate, and collegial community characterized by mutual respect and safety
  • Diversity in all of its definitions, including who we are, how we think, and what we do
  • Ethical behavior, based on integrity, accountability, and responsibility
  • Transparent and inclusive decision making
  • Stewardship of resources that promote sustainability, prosperity, and equity for all in the local and global communities
  • Pride in our institution, our unique qualities, and our vital role
  • Job Summary

    Academic Advisors in the Peck School of the Arts engage prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate students in decision making on academic matters such as major/minor/certificate 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 and other student success initiatives. 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 responsible for:

  • Advising current and prospective Peck School of the Arts undergraduate students on issues related to admission, registration (course selection), and graduation (program requirements).
  • Advising all undergraduate Peck School major curriculum, certificate programs and minors.
  • Assisting students in developing strategies to address academic difficulty and refer them to Peck School of the Arts and campus resources, as needed.
  • Planning and implementing school/campus initiatives to increase student retention and graduation rates in the Peck School of the Arts.
  • The starting salary for this role will be $50,000.

    Minimum Qualifications

    Applicants for this position must have or provide evidence of the following:

  • A completed bachelor's degree (to be earned by the date of hire)
  • Experience working with high school students, college students,
  • and/or parents related to higher education

    Preferred Qualifications

    Highly qualified applicants for this position will also provide evidence of the following:

  • Master's degree in psychology, counseling, student development, higher education leadership or a related field (to be earned by the date of hire)
  • Prior college advising experience
  • Strong written skills, including demonstrated ability to take accurate notes in meetings with students and communicate clearly with students and staff
  • Proven ability to multi-task and problem solve in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated experience using electronic databases and/or case management systems such as: Excel, Access, Navigate, and PeopleSoft to effectively collect and utilize data
  • Evidence of ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds
  • Application Instructions

    A completed application will include the following:

  • Cover letter addressing educational and professional level work experience as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications
  • A resume
  • A list of three references with contact information to include e-mail addresses and phone numbers
  • 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 Deadline 02/19/2023 Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No If Continuous, Initial Review Date Position Contact Name Louis Molina Contact Phone 414-229-4763 Contact Email [email protected] 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 protected] 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 https:// www., 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: compensation-study/

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  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • References
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