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UBMS Advisor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Apr 15, 2024

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UBMS Advisor

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02156570

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

Job Summary
The purpose of the Pre-College Services Advising Specialist (UBMS Advisor) for the Upward Bound Math & Science program is to provide educational outreach and support services for high school students on a STEM college trajectory who wish to graduate and obtain postsecondary credentials. The duties included but not limited to outreach and recruitment of potential UBMS participants into the program, providing student advising caseload management that entails individualized student advising, planning, facilitating, and evaluating academic and cultural enrichment classes, workshops, activities, and events. The activities include academic tutoring, residential and non-residential academic enrichment summer, and year-round camps, coordinating field trips, and college tours to assist participants with successfully graduating from high school prepared to enroll in and graduate from postsecondary education.

Minimum Qualifications
  1. A Bachelor’s degree in education, social work, counseling, or related fields
  2. Demonstrated work experience with high school students in an educational setting

Preferred Qualifications
  1. Masters’ Degree in fields of study that emphasizes training in educational programming, instruction, implementation, and related student academic success activities at the time of hire
  2. Experience working with first-generation, and low-income Pell and or Free Lunch recipients, and underrepresented and educationally disadvantaged populations
  3. Demonstrated experience teaching, counseling, and/or working in a position that advances high school students learning, leadership, and/or metacognitive skills.
  4. Experience with student caseload database management
  5. Excellent communication skills, as demonstrated by application materials and during interviews, where applicable

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide a cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether they meet any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidate(s) selected for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM 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 414-229-4463. 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

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM 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 and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM 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 UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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