Academic Advisor

Academic Advising & Exploration Center

University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

The University of Wisconsin-Whitewater invites applications for an Academic Advisor to assist with general advising in the University’s Academic Advising & Exploration Center.  Advising duties will include assisting first year students with program planning, general course selection and other academic support. The advisor will assist with Plan-It Purple Sessions, Priority Registrations and Warhawk Premiere Days. The advisor may teach one section of the New Student Seminar in addition to other duties as assigned by the Director of the Academic Advising & Exploration Center. 

Salary: Approximately $40,000 for a full-time, annual appointment.

•Masters Degree required at time of hire
•Experience in academic advising in a higher education setting required
•Commitment to a student-centered advising team approach
•Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse population

This is a full-time, twelve-month academic staff appointment to begin on or after July 1, 2013 which may include some evening and weekend responsibilities.  Visit our website at http://www.uww.edu/employment/.

University and Community:  Founded in 1868, the University of Wisconsin-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 orientated programs integrated with a model general education curriculum.  UW-Whitewater is part of the 26-campus University of Wisconsin System.  Located in a community of 12,000 residents near the scenic Kettle Moraine Stage Forest in southeastern Wisconsin, Whitewater is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Milwaukee, Madison and Chicago.

To apply:  Send letter of interest, unofficial transcripts, resume and three references electronically.  For references include name, title, address, email and phone number.  Applications received by noon on April 12, 2013 are ensured consideration. Positions are open until filled.
Joseph Boberschmidt, Chair

UW-Whitewater is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.  Names of applicants may be disclosed unless requested otherwise.  Names of finalists will be released.  Criminal background check required.