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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.

POSITION:

Associate Advisor, Distance Learning Center

POSITION:

Associate Advisor

DUTIES:

Advise students pursuing degrees, primarily in Education majors, through the Distance Learning Center. Serve as liaison between Education programs and the Distance Learning Center. Participate in student recruitment and marketing development. Serve as the Distance Learning Center's alumni liaison. Perform other duties in the Distance Learning Center and Center for Continuing Education/Extension as assigned.

The complete Position Description may be viewed here.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • One year part-time experience (minimum 50% appointment) providing academic advising for students
  • Must possess a valide driver's license

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS INCLUDE:

  • Degree in Elementary Education or related field
  • Professional experience in education, particularly working with or teaching adult students
  • Familiarity with Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction teacher licensure standards

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the public liberal arts mission and must be committed to the highest ethical standards and must demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate values of inclusive excellence and diversity in their work are especially encouraged to apply.

SALARY:

UW-Superior offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.

STARTING DATE:

As soon as possible

HOW TO APPLY:

Review of completed applications will commence on October 28, 2013 and will continue until the position is filled.

Please apply on-line at UW-Careers (http://www.uwsuper.edu/hr/employment/career-gateway.cfm) and submit your application packet to include:

  1. Letter of application
  2. Resume or vita
  3. Unofficial college transcripts
  4. Contact information for three (3) professional references

Please contact Ms. Beth Constance with any questions by e-mail at bconsta1@uwsuper.edu or by phone at (715) 394-8487.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.


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