Official Job Title Academic Advisor
Working Title: Academic Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator
Position Number 02245445
Division Sheldon B Lubar School of Business
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business at the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee seeks applications for an Academic Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator in Undergraduate Student Services.

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence.  Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan.  The Sheldon B. Lubar School of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970.  It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and Ph.D. degree programs. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, the full-time Faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings.  Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence.  Further information is available at:

Job Summary
The primary responsibility is the advisement of prospective and currently enrolled undergraduate Business students in the Lubar School.  The Advisor and Recruitment Coordinator will guide students pursuing all undergraduate Lubar majors, certificate programs, Business minors, accelerated master’s programs, and second-degree programs. Additionally, the incumbent will have a focus in prospective student and transfer recruitment as well as student retention.  Specific duties/tasks are very numerous and wide-ranging.  This position will also provide staff assistance to the Assistant Dean of Student Affairs.
Job Duties:  Advise current and prospective Business undergraduate students on issues related to admission, registration (course selection), and graduation (program requirements). Advise all undergraduate Lubar major curriculums, certificate programs, Business minors, accelerated master’s programs, and second-degree students. Assist students in developing strategies to address academic difficulty and refer them to Lubar and campus resources, as needed. Plan and implement school/campus initiatives to increase student retention and graduation rates in the UWM Lubar School of Business.
Collaborate with the Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator to develop and implement strategies to recruit prospective new freshmen and transfer students through outreach campaigns, recruitment events, classroom visits, and on-site advising at partner institutions. Liaise with area high schools, transfer institutions, and UWM’s Office of Undergraduate Admissions. Complete transfer credit evaluations for prospective transfer students and lead the Lubar Transfer and Adult Student Orientation (TASO).
Additional responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assignments & project work as required.  The advisor will also provide back-up for other advising staff and the Undergraduate Recruitment Coordinator, as needed.  Given the extended hours of the Student Services Center and recruitment activities, occasional evening and weekend hours will be required.
Minimum Qualifications
Qualifications include a Bachelor’s Degree and minimally one year related experience in student affairs working with ethnically diverse college or university populations.  Also necessary is proficiency with integrated student information systems/technologies for advisement and demonstrated knowledge of undergraduate advisement strategies.
Preferred Qualifications
Preferred qualifications include Master’s Degree, evidence of excellent planning, organizational and customer service skills, and excellent oral and written communication including effective public speaking skills.  Also beneficial is demonstrated ability to take initiative, exercise sound judgment, and handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment, as well as the ability to think strategically and develop collaborative relationships within a large diverse organizational structure and culture.  Preference will be given to candidates with student recruitment experience and familiarity with advising students in AACSB curriculum.
Application Instructions
Candidates seeking consideration must apply and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail and phone numbers.  Review of applications will begin November 28, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.  However, applications received after November 27, 2021 may not receive consideration. 
Application Deadline 11/27/2021
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date
Position Contact Name Andrew Yang
Contact Phone 414-229-4578
Contact Email
Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

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