Academic Advisor

College of Business and Economics

College of Business and Economics
Rank: Academic Staff

Salary Range: Approximately $35000 - $45000, full-time, annual appointment.

Responsibilities: Academic advising for College of Business and Economics students at primarily the sophomore level, transfer students and international students.  Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, conducting group advising meetings and meeting one-on-one with students, advising incoming freshmen, maintaining planning sheets for business majors, general business advising, serving as an advising resource to College departments, and assisting with College-wide initiatives such as major fairs, community service activities, and other advising-related events.   The position is located in the assistant dean’s office and will work closely with the assistant dean and senior advisor.

Qualifications: Bachelors degree required, masters degree preferred (business degree desirable) and two years’ higher education advising or related experience preferred.  The position requires ability to work with a diverse population and demonstration of excellent organizational, communication (written and oral), presentation and interpersonal skills, in addition to flexibility and ability to manage a variety of issues as they occur.  Experience with higher education student records software is a plus.

University: Founded in 1868, UW-Whitewater is a premier public regional university with an enrollment of over 12,000 students in 50 undergraduate majors and 11 master's degree programs.  It offers high-quality, career oriented programs with a model general education curriculum. 

Community: Whitewater, a city with a population of over 14,000 is located in southeastern Wisconsin near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest.  The immediate area offers a wide variety of summer and winter recreational activities, including facilities of the nearby Whitewater Lake recreational area.  Whitewater is 50 miles from Milwaukee, 45 miles from Madison and 110 miles from Chicago. 

Application: A complete application package must include:
•a letter of application
•vitae/resume’ including all relevant professional experience
•names and contact information of at least (3) three references
•Unofficial transcripts (official transcript will be required upon hiring)

Only complete applications will be considered.  Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, lists of applicants must be released upon request.  Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality.
Only electronic submissions accepted.  Please send applications to goegleim@uww.edu and include “Advisor Position” in the subject field.  All documents should be attached in .pdf  (preferred) or Microsoft Word form.

Review:  Applications received by March 18 are ensured consideration; the position is considered open until otherwise noted.
The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, and actively seeks and encourages applications from women, people of color, persons with disabilities, and all veterans.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.