Official position listing: https://www.uwgb.edu/jobs/positon-listing/cofrin-school-of-business-advising-manager/
Cofrin School of Business Advising Manager
WORKING TITLE: Cofrin School of Business Advising Manager
UW SYSTEM TITLE: Academic Advising Manager
POSTING DATE: October 21, 2022
Essential Job Functions
This position reports to the Director of Academic Advising and Dean for Cofrin School and Business and engages students in decision making processes and promotes appropriate and responsible choices on academic matters, such as course selection and degree requirements. Maintains appropriate confidentiality, updates student advising records, and contributes to the development of academic advising related programming. Works to ensure students receive accurate, timely, and holistic advising services in support of promoting student success, retention, and program completion. Supervises unit staff and/or manages an advising services portfolio and strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
The Academic Advising Manager promotes and supports the vision, mission, and values of the Cofrin School of Business by enhancing efforts promoting student access, success, retention, and graduation. The Academic Advising Manager supports academic planning for graduate and undergraduate programs in the Cofrin School of Business.
What You’ll Do
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Receives, processes, and responds to academic inquiries according to established policies and procedures.
- Serves as a main point of contact for students and provides information about educational options and academic requirements; assists with identifying and assessing interests, skills, and values to match appropriate field of study/career options, and refers students to appropriate institutional resources.
- Develops and implements academic advising events such as workshops, panel discussions, and guest speakers.
- Maintains confidentiality and accurate student records and processes and responds to academic inquiries according to established institutional and Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) policies.
- Supervises unit staff and/or plans, organizes, allocates resources, assesses performance, and leads the operational activities of a function within the advising or academic services portfolio, such as program management and/or curriculum management.
- Maintains expertise with advised curriculum and may assist in developing and recommending exceptions for policy and curriculum.
- Proactively engages students as needed.
- Participates in the campus-wide advising community providing input to leadership regarding the development of advising, recruitment, and co/curricular programs offered by the school/college.
- Works with the Deans Office, Department Chairs, and CSB Committees to provide leadership on matters pertaining to student success and engagement in the Cofrin School of Business.
- Serves as the lead coordinator within the Cofrin School of Business for the upkeep and accuracy of articulation and transfer agreements with Wisconsin Technical Colleges and other partner institutions.
- Bachelor’s degree at time of application
- Three years of advising experience working with a variety of student populations, such as non-traditional, transfer, online, and diverse underrepresented and first-generation students
- Proficiency with MS office suite, internet research, databases, and integrated student information systems
- Master’s degree
- 1 year experience with student, staff, or faculty supervision
- Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Oneida or Somali
- Knowledge of web content management and knowledge base software solutions
The Successful Candidate
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.
In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.
Conditions of Appointment
Some travel is required for necessary meetings, workshops, conferences, etc. Occasional evening and and/or weekend work is expected and will be assigned by supervisor as needed.
Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment. This position may have the option to work on-campus or a hybrid schedule subject to approved telecommuting request. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
Compensation and Benefits
Salary range of $53,000 – $55,000.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Benefit DetailsThe UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.
In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.
For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.
- UW System Employee Benefits Brochure
- Faculty, Academic Staff, and Limited Quick Guide
- Total Compensation Estimator
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
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STEP 2: From “Search Jobs” screen,
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- Select “Cofrin School of Business Advising Manager”
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:
- Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
- Names and contact information for three references
You must select “Submit” to forward your application materials to the search committee.
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
Phone: (920) 465-2977
To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, November 7, 2022.
Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.