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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.


Student Status Examiner Associate, Graduate Studies, 100%




University of Wisconsin-Superior
Graduate Studies


This position reports to the Dean of Graduate Studies. This person supervises diverse activities that require independent thinking and decision-making with limited supervision. S/he is responsible for examination of student applications for admission to graduate study, for assisting students with progress toward degree achievement, and for the examination of student academic records at the time of request for graduation. This person has extensive contact with the Graduate Program Coordinators and Department Chairs, as well as staff in the Registrar's Office, the Admissions Office, Technology Services, Financial Aid Office, and Institutional Research in the areas of admissions, application procedures, documentation, registration, record keeping, degree clearance and data reconciliation. This position also requires extensive interaction with the public.
Position Description


Ability to maintain a positive work environment which welcomes all. Demonstrate ability to work effectively with a wide variety of constituents, both internal and external to the University. Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with advanced applications of Microsoft Office and PeopleSoft systems. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and supervise multiple projects. Ability to maintain high degree of confidentiality. Ability to work flexible hours at the start of the semester to serve graduate students attending evening classes


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.

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. Beginning pay will not be less than the minimum for the pay range 02-11 (currently starting at $15.106 per hour).A 6 month probationary period may be required.


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


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 contact information for three professional references.Materials should be submitted by mail, fax, or e-mail to Laura Dahl, UW-Superior Office of Human Resources, Main 201, PO Box 2000, Superior, WI54880; FAX 715.394.8171; or .Materials must be received on or before 4:30 PM on May 23, 2013.Questions may be directed to 715.394.8041. 

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 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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