Academic Advisor, Academic Advising

DUTIES:

The Academic Advisor will provide advising services to undergraduate students in one-on-one and group meetings by means of in-person, phone, email, and virtual appointments. The advisor will assist students with interpreting advising reports, understanding major and degree requirements, communicating information regarding the policies of the university, campus referrals, and post-graduation planning. The advisor will assist students with problem solving and follow up with at-risk students, students on academic probation, and readmitted students to develop academic improvement plans. The advisor will work collaboratively with constituents on campus to facilitate services for students. The advisor will utilize the university’s student management systems including, but not limited to, PeopleSoft, Navigate, and Perceptive Content.

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REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution 
  • At least one year of work experience in a college or university setting

DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution 
  • College-level teaching experience and/or experience giving small and large group presentations or trainings to students and peers
  • Experience working with underserved or underrepresented populations
  • Experience working with PeopleSoft and/or Navigate

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging. The successful candidate will demonstrate commitment to the public liberal arts mission and to quality teaching and learning methods. Willingness and interest in utilizing technology in the classroom strongly preferred. The successful candidate must be committed to the highest ethical standards and demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate issues of inclusive excellence and diversity within their curriculum are especially encouraged to apply.

KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of student advising, student development theory, and/or career development theory
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated ability to utilize technology
  • Strong interpersonal communication and public speaking skills
  • Ability to uphold the basic ethical principles and practices set forth by the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA)
  • Ability and experience working with underrepresented, underserved, and at-risk populations
  • Ability to engage and present to multiple audiences in multiple forms
  • Demonstrated good judgment and analysis in decision-making and problem-solving
  • Ability to exhibit creativity, self-direction, and the capacity for independent work, multi-tasking, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, independent work environment managing multiple tasks
  • Ability to commit to the highest level of professionalism, ethical standards, confidentiality and sensitivity to information and records
  • Willingness to participate in evening, weekend and travel commitments as necessary

STARTING DATE:

As soon as possible.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

For additional information visit www.uwsuper.edu or contact Haley Carr at 715-394-8552 or by email at hcarr1{atuws}.

APPLICATION PROCESS:

Review of all complete applications will commence 4:30 PM October 1, 2021. In the event this search is extended for any reason, applications submitted after this date will be considered. Once an applicant applies, profile information remains in UW-Superior’s Talent Management System for future submissions.

Please apply online at UW-Careers and submit your application packet to Include:

  1. CV or Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Contact Information for three (3) Professional References
  4. Unofficial Transcripts for all Degrees Earned

Internal applicants: select the internal applicant link. Registration for account not required.

External applicants: select the external applicant link and register for an account:

How to Register for a UW-Careers Account:

  1. To register for a UW-Careers account, click on the Click Here to Register link to create your user name and password.
  2. Search for the #22-26 Academic Advisor, Academic Advising position and click on the Apply Now button to submit a resume.
    • At this time, you will be asked to complete your profile. Please select Save to continue the application process.
  3. To submit your letter of application, unofficial transcripts, etc., you must add the document as an attachment by clicking on the Add Attachment link below the Cover Letters and Attachments box.
  4. Clicking on the Next link, please complete the required Online Questionnaire.
  5. After the Online Questionnaire has been completed, click Next again to provide contact information for three professional references, if required, in the References section by selecting the Add Reference link.
  6. Once reference information has been listed, click on Next to complete the How did you find out about the position? section of the application process.
  7. Once you have completed all sections, click on the Save button and then Submit button to submit your materials.

At any time you may select the Save button to save your progress. When you have submitted your application, ability to change materials submitted will not be available.

If you have questions in regards to the hiring process, please contact Haley Carr at 715-394-8552 or by email at hcarr1{atuws}.

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin's 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 Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of Regents. The University serves 2,500 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and to serving a diverse student population.

UW-Superior maintains its foundational teacher education college values through its emphasis on excellence in teaching, as well as service to the community and region. Its core mission is student-centered. The institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention, embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices, and engages the community and region. The richness of its programs creates a personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has a significant investment in and commitment to campus-wide Liberal Arts High Impact Practices (HIPs) that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, Undergraduate Research Scholarly and Creative Activity, 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 at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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.

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UW-Superior is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity and inclusivity.

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.