Academic Advisor: Success Coach
Position Is Open Until Filled


Code: 18681 Posted: 08/08/2022

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that is unparalleled. An affordable high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent students from achieving their educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. Located between Milwaukee and Chicago, the campus is nestled on 700 acres of woodland and prairie just two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. We offer an engaging and supportive work environment with competitive pay and benefits.

Position Title: Academic Advisor: Success Coach

Bi-lingual and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Employment Type: Full time, Salaried, Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Reports To: The Success Coach will report to the Director of Academic Support & Success Coaching; Parkside Academic Resource Center

Pay Range: $44,000 - $50,000


Essential Job Functions

The Success Coach for the Callahan Scholars Program will develop and implement a student success program for identified students. The Callahan Scholars Program is part of a University-wide student development initiative focused on increasing matriculation, retention, and graduation rates of underrepresented students. The Success Coach will provide one-on-one and group support sessions aimed at retaining and ultimately graduating the students in the program. The Success Coach will serve as a referral agent for campus and community resources and will use the EAB Navigate platform to communicate with and send reminders of important university deadlines to the students. The Success Coach will also monitor students’ participation in required campus engagement opportunities and community service hours. Regular program outcome reports will be submitted to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs & Enrollment Services.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Connect with all assigned students within specified timeframes to introduce the success coaching process and establish a proactive and supportive wrap around relationship.
  • Holds regular one-on-one meetings with program participants and facilitates regular academic success workshops.
  • Monitors students’ participation in required campus engagement opportunities and community service hours.
  • Participate in New Student Orientations, Parkside Preview Days, and other campus events.
  • Maintain up-to-date information on campus and local community resources available to assist students with academic, financial, and personal issues. 
  • Must be willing to work some evenings
Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education (Master’s preferred)
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in counseling, advising, coaching, or similar role (higher education setting preferred; can include graduate work).

  Bi-lingual and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

 

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

Application Process

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses for three References

Review of Applications

Applications received by Tuesday, August 23rd, 2022 are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Contact

Amanda Joncas
(262)595-2910
joncas@uwp.edu

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