Academic Advisor

first_imgResponsibilities TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by April 23,2021, are ensured full consideration. Applications receivedafter that date may be given consideration at the discretion of thesearch committee. Application materials will be evaluated and themost qualified applicants will be invited to participate in thenext step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or lateapplication materials may not receive consideration.If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are notable to complete the application online due to a disability orsystem problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources. FLSA Status:exempt Employment Class:Non-Instructional Academic Staff Compensation:$42,000 – $45,000 80% Provide expert, credible and sensitive academic advising to allundergraduate students. Advise students regarding selecting a majorand courses, career objectives, academic success strategies andpersonal goals. Interpret probation and suspension policy andimplement proactive advising plan with at-risk students.Communicate and interpret University policies including; generaleducation requirements, major and minor requirements and graduationrequirements, curriculum modifications, course waivers andsubstitutions, late course adds/drops/withdrawals, creditoverloads.Manage an advising load of 300-400 students. Diverse student loadmay include declared, exploratory, online, traditional,non-traditional, at-risk, probationary, honors, multicultural,international.Conduct orientation sessions, group advising and meetings for new,continuing, re-entry and transfer students.10% Collaborate with the advising staff in developing, implementingand improving administrative processes necessary for successfuldevelopmental, proactive and exploratory advisinginitiatives.Assume an active, positive role within the UARC to develop andimplement cooperative and collaborative team approaches to workloadissues as part of a curriculum-based team and as part of internalworkgroups.Organize and maintain documents (e.g., forms, handbook, planningsheets) used by advisors in the course of performing theirprofessional advising responsibilities.Represent the UARC at various University events and meetings.5% Serve as a UARC resource person and liaison with facultyadvisors. Role involves development of faculty advisor resources,training and professional development (e.g. faculty advisinghandbook, advisor development sessions).Communicate and share information to keep advising colleaguesinformed.Maintain current knowledge of campus resources in order to referstudents appropriately.Work with the Registrar’s Office regarding curriculum demands,basic data reporting, registration procedures, feedback aboutdegree audit, SIS/TitanWeb.5% Actively participate in advisor training and professionaldevelopment.Other duties as assigned by the Director of AcademicAdvising. Application Deadline: Official Title:Advisor AA/EO StatementThe University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunityand affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse,broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women,minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, incompliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of itscommitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embracesdiversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color,national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genderidentity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.DEI StatementDiversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At theUniversity of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, lifeexperiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individualcontribute to the foundation of our success. Creating andmaintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramountimportance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be globalcitizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We arecommitted to a university culture that provides everyone with theopportunity to thrive.Reasonable AccommodationsUWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individualswith disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need tomake reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with adisability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applyingbecause of a disability, please contact [email protected] or 920-424-1166.This job announcement and other material on this site will be madeavailable in alternate formats upon request to an individual with adisability.Confidentiality of Applicant MaterialsUWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law.UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants whorequest confidentiality in writing except as may be required byWisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, theidentities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of theappointed applicant must be revealed upon request.CBC & Reference Check PolicyAll candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employmentscreening which includes a criminal background check, workauthorization, and verification of education. It will also requireyou and your references to answer questions regarding sexualviolence and sexual harassment.Work AuthorizationThe University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or otherwork authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidatesmust be legally authorized to work in the United States at the timeof hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employmentterm.Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., CleryReport), which includes statistics about reported crimes andinformation about campus security policies, see https://uwosh.edu/police/ , or callUWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy. To Apply: Required: Position Summary:center_img Preferred: Bachelor’s degree.Advising or counseling experience.Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, written and oralcommunication skills.Presentation skills.Commitment to delivery of high quality academic advising to adiverse college student population.Ability to work in fast-paced environment; learn and communicatecontinually changing and detailed information.Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, &inclusion. Qualifications Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, or relatedfield.Experience working with a diverse population of college students ina student-centered environment.Experience working in higher education.Teaching or training experience.Knowledge of student development theory.Experience advising non-traditional students in onlineprograms. The professional academic advisor is responsible for providingexpert academic advising to undergraduate students. The person isexpected to assume an active, positive, creative and collaborativerole in providing advising as part of the Undergraduate AdvisingResource Center (UARC) professional advising staff. FTE:1.0 Applicants must submit the following documents using the onlineapplication:Cover Letter, Resume, Advising Philosophy Statement, and contactinformation for 5 professional referencesFor questions regarding your application and additional options toapply, contact Human Resources at [email protected] or920-424-1166.The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title andTotal Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles andcompensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, officialjob titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job dutiesand responsibilities will remain the same. For more informationplease visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/. Working Title:Academic Advisor Terms of Employment:Annual, Fixed-term terminal Legal Notices:last_img read more