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Working Title: Graduate Engagement Coordinator
Position Number 02274589
Division Sheldon B Lubar College of Business
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Non-Teaching
FLSA Status Nonexempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Staff
Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence. The campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. UW-Milwaukee is one of the nation’s top research universities (R1 status) as recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. 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 PhD degree programs. Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at:

Job Summary
The Graduate Engagement Coordinator is located in the Lubar College of Business and reports directly to the Director of Graduate Programs. The Office of Graduate Programs in the Lubar College of Business is searching for an individual to assist with event planning and student support/engagement. The Graduate Engagement Coordinator is a strategic member of the Graduate Programs team and will require the individual to work with graduate students and administrators to design and coordinate on and off campus events for Lubar graduate students. This individual will also have Executive MBA program student support responsibilities. They will respond to inquiries from graduate students and also represent UWM at on and off campus events such as welcome events, networking events, popup bootcamp events, registration events, and information sessions. This position will also help with marketing of the various graduate programs, by assisting with print and web-based marketing materials.

The regular hours for this position will be between the hours of 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Evening and weekend hours are required and allow for a flexible weekday schedule.

Minimum Qualifications
• Bachelor’s degree
• One year or more for working in event planning
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 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 references with contact information.
Application Deadline 11/17/2022
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date
Position Contact Name Jordan Hampton
Contact Phone 414-334-1909
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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Applicant Documents

Required Documents

  1. Cover Letter
  2. References
  3. Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Optional Documents