Academic Support and Retention Coordinator

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee  |  Milwaukee, WI

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Job Overview

Posted about 2 weeks ago Part-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Academic Support and Retention Coordinator

Job Type: First Year/Orientation/Transition/Retention Programs
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Public, 4-year
Institution Size: < 30,000 Students 30,000 & Over Students
Employer ID: 30202
Application Deadline: 03/01/2019

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Sexual Orientation

Benefits

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

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

Position Description

UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science consists of seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.  The College has approximately 1,750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral.  The Academic Support and Retention Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating a broad range of academic support programs and services to increase student retention and persistence within the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Primary duties include managing a tutoring center, facilitating peer-led supplemental instruction, and designing appropriate interventions for students identified as having academic difficulty.

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review of applications to begin on March 1, 2019. Applications received after February 28, 2019 may not receive consideration.

Application materials must include:
• A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. This document should describe in detail (to include examples) your education and/or professional experience as they relate to all minimum and preferred qualifications. Failure to clearly address a qualification will be understood as the applicant not having that qualification.
• A detailed curriculum vitae
• A document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and telephone number of three professional references.

For this position, applicants are required to apply online at http://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/28365.

 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.

UWM is an AA/EO employer


Job Requirements

Minimum qualifications include:

• A bachelor’s degree;
• Evidence of excellent written communication skills as measured by a thorough analysis of the required cover letter
• Evidence of proficiency in computer utilization including Microsoft Office Programs

Preferred Qualifications include:

• Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Education or STEM related discipline
• Excellent verbal communication skills evidenced by experience making public presentations to small and large groups
• Previous experience working in a higher education environment
• Previous experience in teaching or tutoring
• Demonstrated organizational ability to successfully complete projects and prioritize multiple tasks
• Evidence of ability to work as part of a team and with diverse groups

Application Information

Application materials must include: • A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. This document should describe in detail (to include examples) your education and/or professional experience as they relate to all minimum and preferred qualifications. Failure to clearly address a qualification will be understood as the applicant not having that qualification. • A detailed curriculum vitae • A document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and telephone number of three professional references. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

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