UW-Milwaukee’s College of Engineering & Applied Science consists of seven departments—Biomedical Engineering, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering. The College has approximately 1,750 undergraduate students and 450 graduate students, both Master’s and Doctoral. The Academic Support and Retention Coordinator is responsible for developing and coordinating a broad range of academic support programs and services to increase student retention and persistence within the College of Engineering and Applied Science. Primary duties include managing a tutoring center, facilitating peer-led supplemental instruction, and designing appropriate interventions for students identified as having academic difficulty.
This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review of applications to begin on March 1, 2019. Applications received after February 28, 2019 may not receive consideration.
Application materials must include: • A cover letter describing your interest in and qualifications for the position. This document should describe in detail (to include examples) your education and/or professional experience as they relate to all minimum and preferred qualifications. Failure to clearly address a qualification will be understood as the applicant not having that qualification. • A detailed curriculum vitae • A document listing the name, address (including e-mail), and telephone number of three professional references.
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.
UWM is an AA/EO employer
Minimum qualifications include:
A bachelor’s degree; • Evidence of excellent written communication skills as measured by a thorough analysis of the required cover letter • Evidence of proficiency in computer utilization including Microsoft Office Programs
Preferred Qualifications include:
Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Education or STEM related discipline • Excellent verbal communication skills evidenced by experience making public presentations to small and large groups • Previous experience working in a higher education environment • Previous experience in teaching or tutoring • Demonstrated organizational ability to successfully complete projects and prioritize multiple tasks • Evidence of ability to work as part of a team and with diverse groups
About University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
UWM is a doctoral/research intensive university and Wisconsin’s premier public urban institution, offering a comprehensive liberal arts, sciences and professional education at the undergraduate and graduate level to nearly 26,000 students. UWM has earned the highest rating for a research institution from the Carnegie Classification of Institution of Higher Education, often referred to as R1 status. UWM is one of only 115 R1 institutions.