Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 05, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227317-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

The Undergraduate Academic Advisor serves as the primary advising contact for English majors, while working closely with English department faculty and administrators. The Undergraduate Academic Advisor must create a welcoming environment for students seeking advising services; perform services for curriculum and curricular policy; plan undergraduate events.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, master's degree or terminal degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

One or more years of experience in the academic advising or instruction of undergraduate students at the college or university level

Additional Information:

The successful candidate should enjoy working with students and exhibit ability to create a welcoming environment, demonstrating experience and strength in the following areas:

*Ability to work with a diverse student population

*Work independently and exercise sound judgment, showing initiative and creativity

*Gather data and other information in support of individual student progress and overall department mission and purpose

*Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, ability to learn and utilize University applications

*Build partnerships and work within a team environment to accomplish goals

*Possess outstanding written and interpersonal communications skills

*Knowledge of UW-Madison academic programs, student resources, policies, and procedures is desirable



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $39,042 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

How to Apply: Please click on the button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position contact: Spring Sherrod 608-263-3303 or sherrod@wisc.edu

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Spring Sherrod
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

The University of Wisconsin-Madison 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 Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Oct 5 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 19 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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