Position Information Title:
Essential Job Functions
This position reports to the Advising Manager in the Cofrin
School of Business and 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
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- 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.
- Proactively engages students as needed.
- Implements academic advising events such as workshops, panel
discussions, and guest speakers.
- 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
- Participates in the campus-wide advising community providing
input to leadership regarding the development of advising,
recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the
Qualifications MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
- Two years of experience working in a higher education
- Master's Degree in Counseling, Student Affairs or related
- Experience with integrated student information systems
(Peoplesoft, EAB Navigate, ImageNow)
- Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Oneida, or Somali
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and
respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice
civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants
who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity
and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral,
written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated
integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work
independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University
invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of
life for students and the community by embracing the educational
value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability,
encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual,
cultural, and economic resource.
Conditions Of Appointment
Position is a full-time Academic Staff
appointment. This position may have the option to work
on-campus or a hybrid schedule subject to approved
telecommuting request. Official transcripts of the
highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal
conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In
compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University
does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction
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-Green Bay 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.
Salary range of $41,000-$46,000.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair
Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the
diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health
insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as
$250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes
dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and
Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings
Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS),
where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are
fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides
supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and
In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave
benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%.
This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and
between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27
days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and
For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked
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- Cover letter specifically addressing qualifications for the
essential job functions
- Names and contact information for three references
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To ensure consideration, please submit application materials
by Sunday, July 10, 2022.
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