Job no: 236683-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

This position serves as the primary administrative contact and academic program coordinator for the Masters in Financial Economics (MSFE). The MSFE is a joint degree between the Department of Economics in the College of Letters and Science and the Finance Department in the Wisconsin School of Business. This new degree program will welcome the inaugural class Fall 2021 semester.The first cohort is expected to be around 20 students. This position will be housed in the Department of Economics.

The MSFE Academic Program Coordinator plans, coordinates and administers recruiting, admissions, advising and social activities for prospective and current masters students. The MSFE academic program coordinator is a vital link between students and the Department of Economics and Wisconsin School of Business.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, master's degree in higher education, counseling, economics, or finance preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least one year of experience working with students in a higher education setting is required. Experience in advising is preferred. Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to speak to large and small groups. Excellent analytical, oral, written and computer skills, including use of Excel and familiarity with at least one database software. Experience working with international students or living abroad strongly preferred.

Additional Information:

Be able to demonstrate through past experience an ability to work effectively and sensitively with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures, including people from foreign countries and non-native English speakers.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $41,018 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired in the Associate Student Services Coordinator, Student Services Coordinator or Senior Student Services Coordinator title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Kim Grocholski, , 608-262-3285

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Kimberly Grocholski
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Jul 16 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 30 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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