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Assistant Director of Academic Advising - 426a.1314

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Academic Advising - UARC


General: The Assistant Director provides academic advising to undergraduate students in the Undergraduate Advising Resource Center (UARC). In addition, the Assistant Director has primary responsibility for a programmatic area, supervises the advising team in his/her area, facilitates advising relationships and serves as a conduit of academic information between the College of Nursing and the UARC.

Specific: Collaborate with the Director of Academic Advising and the advising staff in developing, implementing, and improving administrative processes necessary for successful advising and developmental advising initiatives. Provide supervision and participate in annual evaluation process. Provide expert, credible, and sensitive liberal arts-based advising to students. Advise students regarding selecting a major and courses, career objectives, and personal goals; make appropriate referrals. Communicate and interpret University policies. Opportunity to teach career/academic exploration class. Provide leadership for a specific advising initiative, program, or process such as advising for a specific population, advisor evaluation, training and development, etc. Coordinate communication between College of Nursing faculty and advisors; serve as a resource for faculty advisors.


Bachelor's degree with significant related experience. Advising or counseling experience within education. Supervisory experience. Demonstrated leadership within academic advising and/or higher education. Exceptional organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills. Competency in Windows-based computer environment. Ability to work effectively with a diverse population of college students, faculty, and administrators. Ability to work independently without supervision. Ability to work well in a changing work environment with new responsibilities, including new technology. Commitment to deliver of high quality academic advising.


Master's degree in higher education or related field. With a Bachelor's degree, seven or more years of related experience. Knowledge of student development theory. Presentation, teaching, or training experience. Familiarity with academic policies and procedures in higher education. Familiarity with use of technology to support student services. Experience advising students in online programs.

Starting Date

07/01/2014, or as soon as possible



Terms of Appointment

Continuing 12-month Academic Staff position.

Application Deadline

Review of files will begin 02/24/2014, and continue until position is filled.

How to Apply

Send letter of application, resume, philosophy of advising statement, and contact information for five references to:

Marsha Schneider
800 Algoma Blvd
Oshkosh, WI 54901


The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer.

Employment will require a criminal background check. UW Oshkosh complies with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act with regard to nondiscrimination on the basis of arrest and/or conviction record.

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Human Resources - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
328 Dempsey Hall • 800 Algoma Blvd. • Oshkosh WI 54901 • Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 7:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.