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Code: 14110 Posted: 03/07/2018
Director of Academic & Career Advising
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Position Location: Southeastern, WI
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Director of Academic and Career Advising.
The Director of Academic and Career Advising for the university has direct oversight of the Advising & Career Center and provides overall guidance and strategic direction for all academic and career advising functions across campus. Reporting to the Vice Provost for Student Affairs and Enrollment Services, the Director has primary responsibility for supervising the staff in the Advising & Career Center and shares responsibility for supervising advisors assigned to the Colleges with the Academic Deans. The Director provides leadership for campus wide advising practices, philosophies and pedagogies and works in collaboration with academic departments and administrative units to assess advising and ensure that the strategic initiatives of the university are being successfully implemented. The Director collaborates regularly with colleagues in Admissions, Financial Aid, Registrar’s Office, Cashier’s Office, and Campus Technology Services related to the set-up, implementation, and maintenance of the university’s Student Information System and other advising and career related technologies. The Director collaborates with other campus colleagues to support student access, orientation, persistence and completion efforts.
Vision and Leadership
Day-to-Day Operations of the Advising & Career Center (ACC)
Provide Guidance Regarding Student Academic Success
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu.
Applications received by 11:59 PM March 30, 2018, are ensured full consideration.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
External Applicants: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu (Candidates NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then continue to STEP 2
Internal Applicants: https://www.hrs.wisconsin.edu (Candidates currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System) – follow link then under “Main Menu” choose:
STEP 2: Under "Job Search" choose:
STEP 3: 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. Please include the following documents:
You must select "SUBMIT", selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.
If you have questions about how to apply go to https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21544
Commensurate with experience and education. The UW 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/
A criminal background check will be required at the time of hire.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available at https://www.uwp.edu/live/offices/universitypolice/crimestats.cfm. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Contact Name: Lori King
Contact Phone: (262) 595-2598
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org