University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee
Job Title
Graduate Advisor
Job Description

Position Number: 02215944

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The Sheldon B. The Lubar College is a metropolitan business school of national distinction, accredited by the AACSB , and offers BBA , MBA , Executive MBA , MS, and Ph.D. degree programs. Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence and the Lubar College hosts one of only five SAP University Competence Centers worldwide. With doctorates from some of the country’s leading universities, full-time faculty bring an impressive range of expertise and are recognized for outstanding achievement in their fields with broad experience in business organizations and governmental bodies.

Opportunities for research are abundant in this vibrant metropolitan area with both a strong presence of manufacturing and service operations. Located in Southeastern Wisconsin’s commercial and industrial hub, Milwaukee is the third-ranked manufacturing center in the United States and home to 1300+ manufacturing firms and 400+ engineering firms with annual receipts of 24 billion dollars. Milwaukee is a vibrant and diverse area on the shores of Lake Michigan with easy access to beaches, a thriving cultural scene, championship sporting events, an expansive urban parks system, and hundreds of miles of bike lanes and paths. It is in the seventh most affordable metropolitan market in the country and offers a vibrant quality of life in a globally competitive region. Further information is available at:

Job Summary

The Graduate Advisor coordinates and executes the development and implementation of the administrative and student service activities of graduate degree programs and certificates for the Lubar College of Business. Performs activities which may include: academic advising, monitoring of progress towards the degree, course and/or enrollment management, diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, course and/or program assessment, and academic program review. Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.

Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• At least one year of experience in academic advising, or professional coaching/mentoring

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in Higher Education, Business or related field
• Evidence of experience working with diverse populations
• Demonstrated experience working in higher education in the area of career and academic advising
• Evidence of success working in a high volume and fast paced environment
• Strong time management skills with a focus on continuous professional improvement
• Evidence of strong customer service orientation
• Demonstrated excellence contributing to a strong team culture
• Evidence of experience working collaboratively with colleagues in a team environment
• Evidence of excellent verbal and written communication skills

Application Instructions

Candidates seeking consideration must apply at
and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter, resume, and a list of three professional references with contact information.

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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UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

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CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

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Contact Name
Suha Abdalla Omari
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