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Vacancy Announcement

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Vacancy Announcement

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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.


Academic Department Associate, Eductional Leadership 100%




University of Wisconsin-Superior
Educational Leadership


The person in this full-time Academic Department Associate position reports to the Department Chair and assists the chair and Educational Leadership staff with planning, assigning and guiding activities of the department. The Academic Associate also supports the University Certification Office, the Office of Field Experience and the TED advisors. The position serves as the initial contact for potential and current students providing guidance to them with information and /or guiding them to the proper resources.This position helps the three programs function efficiently and cohesively with students, the University community, and public school communities, the Academic Associate must keep abreast of Department, University, System and DPI rules and regulations.The Academic Assistant must be able to schedule and supervise office support staff, schedule work flow to meet appropriate deadlines, schedule and take minutes at various meetings, monitor department budgets, update department websites, and work independently and make decisions with minimal supervision.

Position Description


Computer skills including Microsoft Office, PeopleSoft system, WISDM system, webpage and Outlook email systems. Be able to work independently, having excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks. Interpersonal skills required to be an effective team member. Maintain a positive and professional work atmosphere. Physical ability to work in an office setting, working on a computer for long periods of time. Physical ability to lift up to 25 lbs at a time. Able to adjust work schedule to occasionally work evenings


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.

A 6-month probationary period may be required.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report see or contact Campus Safety at 715.394.8114 for a printed copy.


Pay will be based on the rules that apply to compensation upon transfer, reinstatement, or voluntary demotion transactions, but beginning pay will not be less than the minimum for pay range 02-11 (currently $15.106 per hour).This is a FLSA non-exempt, non-represented position (not represented by a bargaining agreement).


40 hrs per week (Monday through Friday, 7:45 AM - 4:30 PM).


Persons who now hold this classification or are in a counterpart or higher pay range and are interested in this position are requested to submit a letter of interest listing qualifications for this position and a professional current resume including current contact information for three professional references. Materials should be submitted by mail, fax or email to Laura Dahl, UW-Superior Office of Human Resources, Main 201, PO Box 2000, Superior, WI 54880; FAX 715.394.8171; or Materials must be received on or before 4:30 PM on Wednesday, April 10th 2013. Questions may be directed to 715.394.8041

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 2,600 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 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 or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

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

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