Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Jul 02, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 236858-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

The Global Health Undergraduate Program is hiring an Academic Advisor to work with current and prospective undergraduate students in the Global Health Major and Global Health Certificate, serving as a primary resource for a caseload of advisees. This position is part of the recently created Global Health Advising Hub in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), which aims to create an inclusive and welcoming climate for all students and utilize proactive and holistic advising principles to promote student development and success. The advisor in this role is invested in their students? growth and UW experience, passionate and knowledgeable about global health topics, and thrives in a collaborative team environment with staff and faculty. This role will work with a diverse pool of excellent and motivated students in the recently-launched major and the highly successful certificate, joining an advising team that values diverse experiences, equity, interdisciplinary learning, sustainable futures, international experiences, teamwork, collegiality, and professional growth.

The Global Health Advising Hub is located in Russell Labs within the Department of Entomology and CALS Academic Affairs. The Hub provides student-focused academic advising to a growing number of students in the new major (200+) and a large number of students in the certificate (700+), and also coordinates the management of both undergraduate programs. The advisor in this role will regularly meet with the advising team, as well as engage with faculty and advising colleagues within CALS and across campus. This position reports to the Advising Hub Manager.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

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. Undergraduate or graduate education related to public health, international studies, biological sciences, environmental studies, or higher education administration is desirable.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

-At least two years of professional experience, preferably with college-age students in higher education or sector related to global health.
-Knowledge of global health topics and issues relevant to undergraduate student in this field of study. International experience is desirable.
-Demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. Experience working with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds is preferred.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability building supportive and collaborative relationships.
-Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to organize and communicate complex information effectively.
-Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to problem-solve, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
-Great attention to detail and ability to learn new systems and tools.

Additional Information:

Working occasional nights & weekends, CBC required. An evaluation period is required.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the `' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position and why you are interested in this position, and a list of three professional references.


Justin Cave
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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.

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Applications Open: Jul 2 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 25 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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