Associate Advisor, Distance Learning Center Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

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.


Associate Advisor, Distance Learning Center


Associate Advisor


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.


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


  • 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.


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


As soon as possible


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 ( 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 or by phone at (715) 394-8487.

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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