Parkside Academic Resource Center (PARC) Manager
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 18655 Posted: 08/02/2022

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’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Student Affairs Program Specialist (Parkside Academic Resource Center (PARC) Manager)

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Salaried

Reports To: The PARC Manager will report to the Director of Academic Support and Success Coaching

Pay Range: $43,000 - $50,000

The Parkside Academic Resource Center (PARC) Manager is responsible for the day to day operations of the PARC including peer tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and peer academic success coaching. The Manager will work in collaboration with faculty and other offices across campus to develop, implement, and facilitate initiatives related to the University’s persistence and completion efforts.  The standard work hours for the PARC Manager position may include evening and occasional weekend hours.

Essential Job Functions
  • Plan and monitor the day-to-day operations of the PARC. 
  • Collaborate and seek input from faculty regarding tutoring and Supplemental Instruction needs, and obtain recommendations for student tutors and SI Leaders.
  • Participate in New Student Orientations, Parkside Preview Days, and other campus events.
  • Recruit, hire, train, schedule and supervise approximately 40 PARC student staff.
  • Assist in designing and conducting training of student staff both prior to the start of the semester as well as throughout the year.
  • Monitor and assess weekly utilization reports using appropriate technology such as EAB Navigate. 
  • Coordinate updates to webpages.
  • Provide timely and accurate information and interprets University policies and procedures.
  • Create communication tools, videos, and items to promote student success.
  • Collaborate with Assistant Director of Advising to develop a pathway for success program for students in academic difficulty.
  • Create annual and program reports as needed.
  • Serve as a liaison to internal and external stakeholders to maintain campus partnerships; serve on committees as needed
  • Maintains confidentiality and accurate student records and processes and respond to academic inquiries according to establish institutional and FERPA policies
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education (Master’s preferred).
  • At least 1-3 years of experience in tutoring, advising, success coaching, or similar role (Higher education setting preferred; can include graduate work).

The ideal candidate will possess evidence of supervisory or assistant-supervisory experience.

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. 

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Application Process

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 Wednesday, August 17th, 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.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 10/25/2022

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