Academic Advisor

University of Wisconsin-Madison  |  Madison,

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Job Overview

Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Academic Advisor

Job Type: Counseling Services Student Affairs Administration
Location: Madison,
Positions Available: 3
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students
Employer ID: 25280
Application Deadline: 05/19/2019

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Higher Education, Student Affairs
Experience:

Position Description

POSITION SUMMARY:

Our Wisconsin School of Business Academic Advisors are focused on providing academic advising and associated student services to advance prospective and admitted business students toward their academic and career goals. Additional responsibilities supporting the BBA Program are also part of this role. The incumbent will demonstrate, a desire to participate in a team setting, and cultural competency in working effectively with a diverse group of students and staff. This position reports to one of two Associate Directors of Advising.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES:

Academic Advising 85%

Provide academic advising services to students through the Wisconsin School of Business Academic Advising Center. The advisor in this position may work with prospective students and admitted students to explore potential majors in the school or across campus, collaborate on academic plans to facilitate timely degree completion, and interpret academic policies and procedures. Advisors are expected to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and cultural competency in working with colleagues and students, while also positively contributing to a welcoming and inclusive environment. 

Academic advising will be provided in a variety of settings including one to one, group advising and online. During the summer, advisors also lead sessions for Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR). Advisors will be expected to utilize a variety of campus applications, determine and facilitate appropriate referrals, and keep accurate records of their student interactions.

Programmatic and Other Responsibilities 15%

Academic advisors participate in Wisconsin BBA Program committees and project teams and collaborate with campus partners. Academic advisors also take part in workshops and other advising events that may occur in the evenings or on weekends.


Job Requirements

Well-qualified candidates will have:
- A minimum of 1 year professional work experience, including graduate school experience, is preferred.
- Demonstrated knowledge of undergraduate academic advising and student development theory.
- Commitment to creating an inclusive environment in which the value of each person’s identity, culture, background, experience, status, and abilities are recognized, supported, and respected.
-A strong desire to build relationships with students, colleagues and campus partners from other schools/colleges.
-Understanding of FERPA confidentiality practices and an ability to be sensitive to the educational needs of a variety of students.
-Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, organizational, and self-management skills while working in a fast-paced environment.
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills, flexibility and ability to provide excellent customer service to clients.

Application Information

To view the full job posting and complete the online application please click the application link . You will be asked to provide a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position and a comprehensive resume. All application materials will be reviewed by our search committee after the posted deadline. Applicants selected to participate further in the selection process will be notified directly. All applicants will be notified once a final selection has been made and the search has been completed.

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