Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 27, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228320-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: EDUC/ART
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

The UW-Madison Art Department is seeking an entry-level staff member who will support the department's advising and enrollment goals through the promotion of its undergraduate certificate and degree programs. This employee will provide timely, accurate, and supportive advising to potential and current art students, initially working primarily with students in art and design certificate programs as well as with high school students and families. Employee will interface with representatives in Office of Admissions, with marketing professionals on and off campus, including School of Education staff and graphic and multi-media designers. Will provide information and updates on art programs to campus advising units, including Cross-College Advising, School of Education Student Services. Candidate will thrive in a high energy, fast-paced, professional, and positive team environment. Preferably, applicants will have familiarity with the UW campus and processes. The position reports to the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Art.

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.
Bachelor's or Master's degree in art or design highly preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years minimum experience teaching high school or college-level art; or one year minimum experience in college/university student services; some experience with recruiting students for college art programs. Must be fluent with MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as various digital imaging technologies. Able to quickly learn university technological systems (SIS, ANS). Will have substantial experience working in a fast-paced, service-oriented environment where strong attention to detail is crucial. Experience using Adobe Creative Suite, especially Illustrator and InDesign, is preferred.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty, staff and student body; therefore we encourage applicants from women and men of diverse racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Candidates who can contribute to these goals are encouraged to identify their strengths and experiences in these areas.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a current resume, a cover letter describing the candidate's qualifications for this position and a document with a list of references with contact information.


Peter Saupe
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 27 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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