Job no: 228907-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Instructional, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management, Youth Programming/Development

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for coordinating logistics, programming and student support for the Business Emerging Leaders (BEL) program. Started in 2016, the BEL program is a multi-year pre-college summer program for high-achieving students from underrepresented backgrounds who are interested in business. Students who successfully complete the BEL program and enroll in the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) as 1st year students are awarded a full-tuition scholarship for 4 years.

Reporting to the Director of Student Success and Pre-College Programs, the Coordinator works in collaboration with the Director to organize BEL program details, including recruitment and review of students to the program, outreach and support of BEL scholars, organizing program activities, coordinating the BEL summer program and overseeing the summer residential staff, and co-facilitating a non-credit capstone experience for BEL students enrolling in the WSB. Additional responsibilities include planning, preparing and executing BEL special events, and oversight and facilitation of student participation in SOAR. This position will also organize and track BEL program applicants in the LRM, coordinate communication to BEL program participants, track expenses, assist in the creation of program documents and materials, and support general BEL program operations, including the detailed and extensive pre-college compliance process. The Coordinator of Pre-College Programs is expected to be an active member of the UW-Madison Pre-College Council, organized by the Office of Youth Protection and Compliance.

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 Preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

2 years professional experience in a higher education setting is required. Experience with multicultural programming, admission, recruitment and retention of underrepresented students, and residential
learning communities for undergraduates strongly preferred.

Well qualified candidates will further possess:
- Strong administrative & organizational skills
- Outstanding interpersonal/collaboration skills
- Experience working with diverse student populations
- Awareness of issues impacting low-income and first generation students, as well as students from underrepresented backgrounds
- Proficiency with Windows-based computing systems. Microsoft Office products and desktop publishing software
- Flexibility with work schedule is necessary, as some weekends and evenings are required

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $45,500 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:


Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Please complete the online application. 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.


Azza Keuntjes
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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:

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: .

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).

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Applications Open: Nov 13 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 9 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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