Career Advisor

University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jan 06, 2021
Employment Type
Part Time

Working Title: Career Advisor Official Title: Associate Student Services Coordinator Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff FTE: .43 FTE Compensation: $20.51 per hour FLSA Status: Non-exempt Terms of Employment: 9-month academic year, fixed-term terminal Position Summary:

This position will be a member of the Career & Professional Development team and will work with students at all three campuses. UW Oshkosh has a campuses in Fond du Lac, Fox Cities, and Oshkosh. This position will primarily work with students and partner with academic units to delivery services. All staff are required to work some night and weekend hours.


85% Student & Faculty Outreach

Meet individually with students to assist them in preparing for their job/internship search.

Represent Career & Professional Development and act as contact for faculty while encouraging communication between Career & Professional Development and faculty in the shared goal of preparing students for employment/internship opportunities.

Conduct presentations at meetings to student clubs/organizations and classes.

Present and grade resume assignments to classes in conjunction with faculty.

Develop and co-deliver career programs/events targeted to students.

Inclusive approach to collaboratively work with diverse populations and difference.

Utilize technology in delivery of services.

Assess needs at access campuses and design just in time career programming for students.

15% University Involvement and Development

Market the office to students, faculty, staff and employers.

Seek out opportunities for professional development both on and off campus.

Organize programs, market career events and establish/maintain relationships to engage students.

Collaborate with organizations to create more opportunities for students to gain experience.

Other duties as assigned by the Director of Career & Professional Development.

Qualifications Required: Bachelor's Degree in related field
Working knowledge of student career development process and current career issues
Excellent presentation skills along with strong oral and written communication skills
Flexibility to multi-task and make decisions
Demonstrated record and commitment to equity, inclusion, and diversity
Experience with MS Office and operating AV equipment. Preferred:

Demonstrated experience in Career & Professional Development or a closely related college/university student services area
Master's Degree
Teaching Experience
Experience with application systems/databases, career management platforms, and video conferencing software

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Resume, cover letter, and contact information for three professional references

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System 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 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by January 20, 2020 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and 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, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

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