Advisor
Company:

University Of Wisconsin-La Crosse


Place:

Wisconsin


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Posting Details

Position InformationRecruitment Number938
Working TitleAdvisor - Student Support Services
Position TypeStaff/Administrative
Appointment Percentage100 (10 month position)
Division/CollegeDiversity and Inclusion
Description of College / Department / Program / Division / UnitThe primary role of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion is to ensure that diversity, in its many forms, is understood, respected, and valued. The Division advocates for access, equity and inclusion while encouraging critical dialogue, thinking, and meaningful educational interactions on campus and in the community. The Division includes the following departments: Campus Climate, ACCESS Center, Diversity and Inclusion, Multicultural Student Services, Pride Center, Student Support Services, and Upward Bound.
Position SummaryUnder the supervision of the Director of Student Support Services (SSS), the Student Support Services Advisor will provide academic, personal, career, and financial assessment and advising to SSS eligible students. This includes first generation, low income and students with disabilities. The position serves as a campus liaison with other academic departments and committees to address at risk student issues. This position works closely with the Advisor Coordinator.
This is a 10 month full time position, with the months of July and August off.
Required QualificationsBA/BS in counseling, education, vocational rehabilitation or related degree.
Experience in advising, counseling or teaching students.

Preferred QualificationsMasters in counseling, education, vocational rehabilitation or related field.
Minimum of 2 years? experience in advising, counseling or teaching at the post-secondary level.
Knowledge or experience working in TRIO.
Knowledge or experience with first generation, low income, and students with disabilities.
Facilitating & empowering students.
Familiarity with retention issues.
Additional training & study.

Physical Demands
Working conditions and environmentNormal hours are 7:45 a.m. ? 4:30 p.m. Occasional evening or weekend commitment.

Miscellaneous InformationThis position is grant funded. Grant funded positions are contingent on continued funding of the grant. Grant funding changes can occur at any time. This position may be eliminated, or the percentage of appointment reduced, as a result of grant funding changes.
Duties/Responsibilities
These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility StatementAssess, Advise, and Refer Students
Duties to Support ResponsibilityAssess the academic, personal, career and financial needs of 140 first generation, low income and students with disabilities through the use of student interviews and from referencing referral information and recommendations.
Provide academic, personal, career and financial developmental advising to 140 first generation, low income and students with disabilities.
Interpret academic policies, procedures and resources including General Education, major, minor, program and degree requirements.
Assist students with selection of classes and registration including the use of WINGS (UW-L Student Information System) and EAB Navigate (UWL Student Success System).
Refer students to the SSS Math Specialist, English and science peer tutors and other tutoring resources on campus.
Serve as a liaison with UW-L faculty, staff, parents and school officials.
Refer students to academic, personal, career and financial resources on and off campus.

Percentage Of Time75
EssentialYes
Duties/Responsibilities
These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility StatementSSS Outreach and Campus Involvement
Duties to Support ResponsibilityOutreach to new students into SSS by participating in campus events including the Office of Residence Life fair, Campus Close-ups, Upward Bound tours and Involvement Fest.
Outreach to new students by presenting in classes and student organizations on the services offered through SSS.
Represent SSS at various staff, sub-division, division and campus meetings and events.

Percentage Of Time10
EssentialYes
Duties/Responsibilities
These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility StatementConduct SSS and UWL Orientation Sessions
Duties to Support ResponsibilityProvide students entering the program on a one to one basis or in a large group setting information on the history of TRIO and SSS and services offered through SSS.
Provide students entering the program on a one to one basis or in a large group setting information on other departments and resources on campus.

Percentage Of Time5
EssentialYes
Duties/Responsibilities
These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility StatementDevelop and Facilitate Workshops
Duties to Support ResponsibilityCollaborate with other campus offices to provide 2-3 workshops for SSS students on academic, personal, career or financial information.

Percentage Of Time5
EssentialYes
Duties/Responsibilities
These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility StatementAdministrative Duties
Duties to Support ResponsibilityMaintain students? records necessary for evaluations of grant assessment and advising objectives.
Process forms for support services and registration used by other offices and department to meet the academic needs of the students.
content.
Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Percentage Of Time5
EssentialYes
Posting Detail Information

Posting Detail Information
Special InstructionsFor your Reference Contact Information document, please include the names, email addresses and phone numbers of 3 professional references.
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
Per UPS Operational Policy: TC 1, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate?s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven (7) years. https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/download/2018-12-10-UPS-OP-TC-1-Recruitment_FNL.pdf
UW-La Crosse 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 at 608-785-8013.
Posting Date03/16/2020
Close Date
Continuous RecruitmentYes
Continuous Recruitment First Review Date04/03/2020
Position Contact NameStacy Narcotta-Welp, Director of Student Support Services
Position Contact **********
Required Documents

Required DocumentsResume/Curriculum Vitae

Cover Letter/Letter of Application

Reference Contact Information


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  • Education - Teaching / Primary Level

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  • Access

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