The Department of Career Services at the University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is seeking a Business Career Advisor.
The Business Career Advisor has three primary responsibilities; 1)
to serve as a career advisor to students enrolled in the College of
Business and Economics (CoBE) Master and Bachelor degree programs,
2) to develop and maintain positive, working relationships with
employers in order to enhance their recruitment of UW-Whitewater
students and graduates, and 3) to serve as an instructor for a
required Career Information course.
· Master’s degree completed by December 2022. (MBA or MSE
preferred, others acceptable)
· Experience (employment, assistantship, internship, etc.) working
with college students in an advisory or supervisory role.
· Experience in career advising in an academic setting or human
resources, recruiting, or talent acquisition in a corporate setting
· Experience teaching academic courses desirable.
· Effective presentation/public speaking skills.
· Knowledge of corporate culture, and how to prepare new employees
to succeed in the corporate environment.
· A service orientation; willingness to help individuals and
· Will be an active participant in following applicable safety
rules and regulations including necessary training and
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
· Willingness and ability to be an active participant in the
following applicable safety rules and regulations including
necessary training drills
· Ability to interact respectfully with people from diverse
socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Provide direct assistance to students enrolled in all on-campus
and online Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) majors and
Master’s programs. Meet individually with undergraduate and
graduate students as needed to assist with their internship and job
2. Serve as an instructor for BEINDP 288 – Career Information. This
class is required of all undergraduate majors in the College of
Business and Economics.
3. Assist with annual programs including the CoBE Professional
Development Program and “Career Week” events.
4. Serve as part of the Career Services team to assist in
university-wide employer relations efforts including career fair
planning and the Career Services sponsorship program.
5. Create and maintain professional networks including memberships
in various professional associations and networking groups such as
the Wisconsin Association of Colleges and Employers, NACE and other
6. Build and maintain relationships with CoBE faculty, department
chairs, administration and other key stakeholders.
7. Give outreach presentations to classes and student organizations
8. Attend Career Services staff meetings, and various other
University, College, and Divisional committees as required.
9. Complete other duties as assigned by the Dean of the College of
Business & Economics, the Director of Career Services, and the
Business Career Services Manager.
Founded in 1868, UW–Whitewater is one of eleven comprehensive
universities in a public higher education system that also includes
two doctoral institutions and a statewide Extension.
UW-Whitewater’s main campus is located in Whitewater, with a branch
campus in Rock County, in the city of Janesville. Together, these
campuses form a preeminent academic institution driven by the
pursuit of knowledge, powered by a spirit of innovation, and
focused on transforming lives. UW-Whitewater’s campuses are located
conveniently near Milwaukee, Madison, and Chicago, and thus offer
the advantage of beautiful small-town environments with easy access
to the cultural and commercial opportunities of major metropolitan
The Warhawk family — led by caring faculty and staff — is devoted
to student success within a broad range of academic programs
offered at the associate, bachelor, master, and doctoral levels.
These include both on-campus and online programs, and span the
disciplines, from the theoretical to the applied, and encompass
study in the arts, business, education, humanities, natural
sciences, social sciences, technology, and professional and
UW-Whitewater has a special mission within the UW System to serve
students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of
universal design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the
nation. The campuses have more than 200 student organizations and
UW-Whitewater’s intercollegiate athletic teams compete at the NCAA
Division-III level. UW-Whitewater is committed to seeking and
sustaining a culturally and ethnically diverse campus environment,
building a diverse faculty and staff with expertise and interest in
serving students with diverse needs, backgrounds, ethnicities,
abilities and other distinct characteristics in respectful,
sensitive and understanding ways. The University of
Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action
Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from
women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is part of the 13-campus
University of Wisconsin System ( https://www.wisconsin.edu
Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(b) provides that applicants may indicate
in writing that their identity should be kept confidential. In
response to a public records request, the University will not
reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in
writing, except that the identity of the successful final candidate
will be released. See Wisconsin Statute 19.36(7)(a).
Per Regent Policy Document 20-19, University of Wisconsin System
Criminal Background Check Policy and UW System Administrative
Policy 1275 Recruitment Policies, UW-Whitewater requires criminal
background checks as a contingency to employment. A criminal
background check will be conducted prior to an offer of employment.
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
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater requires that all employees
be active participants in following applicable safety rules and
regulations including necessary training and drills.
For UW-Whitewater Campus safety information and crime
statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.uww.edu/asfr
. If you
would like a paper copy of the report please contact the
UW-Whitewater Police at 262-472-4660.
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS:
Well-qualified candidates can expect a starting annual salary
within a range of $44,000 – $49,000.
UW System employees receive an excellent benefit package. To learn
more about the UW System’s comprehensive benefit package, review
the UW System Employee Benefits Brochure
CONDITIONS OF APPOINTMENT:
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater 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. UW-Whitewater is not an e-verify employer, therefore
STEM extensions are not options for work authorization.
TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Applications will be accepted and reviewed until the position is
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