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.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
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.
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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
- 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.
Legal Notices and Important Information
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. (see TC1 - App. 4 and p. 12)
Note: Criminal Background Check – The Department of Workforce Development, Equal Rights Division prohibits employers from using criminal background check information, policies or practices that have a “disparate impact” and is not “job-related and consistent with business necessity” in hiring decisions. All information used to screen or hire job applications should relate to the duties of the job.
UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
UW-Parkside is committed to providing an environment in which our diverse community of students, faculty, and staff can thrive. We aspire to foster a more equitable and inclusive climate and culture between and among students, faculty, and staff, and to improve justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in every aspect of campus life. Please visit The Office of Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion for additional information.
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.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin Parkside Crime Statistics Report is available here. Call the UW-Parkside Campus Police Office at (262) 595-2455 for a paper copy of the annual report.
Transcripts will be required upon hire.
Available Until: 10/25/2022