Academic Advisor (Six Vacancies)

Wisconsin, United States
$41,000.00 - $46,000.00
Jun 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Information Working Title:  Academic Advisor
UW System Title:  Advisor Essential Job Functions

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is embarking on a re-envisioned academic advising model that places student success at its core. We promise every student the opportunity to engage in learning experiences that help them cultivate their sense of belonging, discover their purpose, and develop the skills and perspectives to earn a degree or credential and positively impact their communities. Key to that success is an engaged professional advisor assigned to every new undergraduate student from matriculation to graduation.

Under the general direction of the Director of Academic Advising and Retention, Advisors, centrally-located or embedded in one of four colleges, will work in partnership with faculty mentors and other key campus support personnel to prepare and empower undergraduate students to make responsible and informed decisions about their educational, personal, and career goals. We are committed to student success by providing a supportive, equitable, and inclusive environment for students that promotes efficient degree-path exploration, resilience, and academic achievement as they earn their desired degrees or credentials. 

We invite you to join our growing team of professional advisors.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Proactively advise new, transfer, reentry and continuing students on general education, supporting courses for majors and minors, and rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Counsel students with regard to major/career goal setting and academic planning.
  • Review credit evaluations to determine assignment of transfer courses to General Education requirements.
  • Refer students to other resources as appropriate: faculty advisors, advising resources and tools, other university offices or personnel, and resources external to campus.
  • Advise and instruct students and staff on the use and application of the Student Information System, Transferology, and other website resources.
  • Assist with special event planning related to academic advising such as Majors Fair and Green Bay Orientation (GBO) Advising.
  • Bachelor's degree at time of application
  • 2 years experience working in higher education

  • Master's degree in counseling, student affairs, or related field
  • Experience with integrated student information systems (Peoplesoft, EAB Navigate, and ImageNow)
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Oneida

The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource. Conditions Of Appointment

Position is a full-time, Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 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. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Salary range of $41,000-$46,000. 

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System. To Apply

Please go to the full job posting at and select the applicable application link. 

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Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume 
  • Names and contact information for three references 

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Becky Haeny
Phone:  (920) 465-2603

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

Note: 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).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.