Non-Instructional Academic Staff
$42,000 - $45,000
Terms of Employment:
Annual, fixed-term terminal
Engages students in decision making processes and promotes
appropriate and responsible choices on academic matters such as
course selection and degree requirements. Maintains appropriate
confidentiality, updates student advising records, and contributes
to the development and delivery of academic advising related events
and programs. Works to ensure students receive accurate, timely,
and holistic advising services in support of promoting student
success, retention, and program completion. Strives to create a
welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
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- Receives, processes, and responds to academic inquiries
according to established policies and procedures
- Serves as a main point of contact for students and provides
information about educational options and academic requirements;
assists with identifying and assessing interests, skills, and
values to match appropriate field of study/career options, and
refers students to appropriate institutional resources
- Manage an advising load of approximately 300 to 400 students.
The student load may include a diverse mix of declared,
exploratory, online, traditional, non-traditional, at-risk,
probationary, honors, multicultural, international.
- Implements academic advising events such as workshops, panel
discussions, and guest speakers
- Conduct orientation sessions, group advising and meetings for
new, continuing, re-entry and transfer students.
- Maintains confidentiality and accurate student records and
processes and responds to academic inquiries according to
established institutional and Family Educational Rights and Privacy
Act (FERPA) policies
- Maintains expertise with advised curriculum and may assist in
developing and recommending exceptions for policy and
- Proactively engages students as needed
- Participates in the campus-wide advising community providing
input to leadership regarding the development of advising,
recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the
- Organize and maintain documents (e.g., forms, handbook,
planning sheets) used by advisors in the course of performing their
professional advising responsibilities
Demonstrated exceptional interpersonal, written and oral
Commitment to delivery of high quality academic advising to a
diverse college student population.
Ability to work in fast-paced environment; learn and communicate
continually changing and detailed information.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Master’s degree in counseling, higher education, or related
Advising or counseling experience.
Experience working with a diverse population of college students in
a student-centered environment.
Experience working in higher education.
Teaching or training experience.
Knowledge of student development theory.
Experience advising non-traditional students in online
Applicants must submit the following documents using the online
Cover Letter, Resume, Advising Philosophy Statement, and contact
information for 5 professional references
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TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by June 7, 2022
are ensured full consideration.
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.
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.
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experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual
contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and
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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.
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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment
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authorization, and verification of education. It will also require
you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual
violence and sexual harassment.
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
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