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Official Title: Career Development Coordinator (2 Positions)
Business Title: Career Advisor
Employment Class: Non-Instructional Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $43,000-$45,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Annual, Fixed-term Renewable
Position Summary: UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

Student and Faculty Outreach 90%
  • Provide industry advising to students (from all campuses) and recent alumni on a diverse array of topics including exploration, career readiness, professionalism, job search strategies, and graduate school preparation

  • Facilitate implementation of professional career skills into the curriculum through classroom presentations that provide educational and/or networking opportunities for students

  • Communicate, coordinate, and facilitate with faculty and staff on timelines and coordination for students to successfully participate in professional devel opment programming ac ross multiple programs

  • Coordinate industry advising events to connect students with professionals and trends in their career interests

  • Develop and maintain relationships with employers, professional associations, alumni, parents, and graduate programs to advising, networking, programming, and other career education purposes

  • Advocate for and train students, staff, and faculty on all career tools and technologies offered by the unit

  • Secure a 90%+ overall rate for completion of the first destination outcome collection from students that graduate each semester

  • Market information about career paths, industry trends, employers, opportunities, and student success stories to students

Administrative 10%
  • Engage in a campus committee to positively enhance the student experience and connections

  • Seek out professional development opportunities to advance knowledge, skills, and abilities to stay current with trends and advancements in the field



Bachelor's degree

Knowledge of career development process and current industry trends

Excellent presentation skills along with strong oral and written communication skills

Ability to use a variety of technologies in program delivery

Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion


Master’s Degree in related field

Direct experience working in an area of career development in higher education

Knowledge of learning outcomes and processes of an experiential learning program for students

Experience with employer engagement and outreach

To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:Resume, cover letter, and names/email address/phone numbers of three professional references

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

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: This position is open until filled. 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.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see , or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.

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