Within the School of Nursing's Academic Affairs office, the Academic Advising Manager & [email protected] Coordinator oversees the daily management of programs, services, activities, facilities, policies and/or processes in order to support student success in various areas of student affairs, specifically coordinating the [email protected] program as well as advises undergraduate students, both pre-nursing and admitted. This role will lead [email protected] advising, working with students full circle from prospective communications and recruitment to admissions and enrollment, and all the way through the program to gradation. This role will also advise a percentage of our pre-nursing and nursing undergraduate students, working with other advisors on the undergraduate team and under broad, administrative direction with significant responsibility for assigned area(s) of responsibility. This role will respond to inquiries from University departments, educational institutions, the community, and/or external agencies. The role is a member on the advising and student services team, which is deeply passionate about supporting student success and strives to create a community where students, faculty, and staff from all backgrounds, experiences, and abilities can thrive.
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.
15% Receives, processes, and responds to academic inquiries according to established policies and procedures
20% 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
5% Develops and implements academic advising events such as workshops, panel discussions, and guest speakers
5% 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
20% 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
5% Maintains expertise with advised curriculum and may assist in developing and recommending exceptions for policy and curriculum
5% Proactively engages students as needed
5% 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
20% Supports student services programming including, but not limited to: SOAR programming, study abroad and immersion programs, transfer student coordination, student organizations, students' success efforts, and the Nursing Learning Center.
Serve as academic advisor for nursing-interested, pre-nursing, and admitted undergraduate nursing students including support with enrollment, curricular/degree requirements, educational opportunities, and academic policy/regulation interpretation.
Provide STEM focused advising for limited enrollment BSN undergraduate degrees including but not limited to out-of-the-classroom learning experiences, academic progress and performance, application preparation, & post application review/reflection.
Access and manage student data via the student information system, degree audit software, databases, and other electronic means.
Participate in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the academic advising program's goals and objectives.
Coordinate, oversee, and implement academic advising for the [email protected] program providing educational counseling to prospective and current students.
Coordinate and direct the admissions process for the [email protected] program. Advise prospective students and others regarding admissions policies and procedures. Attend admissions and recruitment events to connect with prospective [email protected] students.
Work with Director of Advising and Student Services to determine admissibility of [email protected] applicants based on an evaluation of credentials submitted with application using the admission criteria established by the faculty.
Initiate methodology and techniques to collect statistical data for the [email protected] program and prepare information regarding applications and admissions to the school identifying areas for process improvement and make recommendations.
Manage and support the enrollment process and permissions for current [email protected] students.
Recommend and review information, materials, and strategies for [email protected] recruitment.
Serve as UW-Madison [email protected] advisor liaison with the UW System Statewide Program.
Formulate, interpret, and monitor policies and/or major program directions as appropriate on behalf of the faculty.
Provide specific and accurate information about curricular requirements and other procedures that pertain to academic progress.
Maintain communication with faculty regarding the academic needs and concerns of students and serve as a general resource for faculty and staff on advising and student support services.
Understand, utilize, and collaborate with campus units and appropriately refer students to academic and learning support resources, as well as mental and physical health resources.
Support student services operations for all nursing students including but not limited to SOAR, study abroad and immersion programs, student organizations, and the Nursing Learning Center.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Qualifications: * Three years of experience working in an academic advising (or similar) setting with oversight of student services programming, including preferable experience with admissions * Ability to work independently and in a team setting to establish and maintain effective working relationships * Commitment to fostering a respectful, effective, and collegial work environment through a lens of diversity, equity, and inclusion
Preferred Qualifications: * Experience with advising STEM students * Proficient with Microsoft Office 365 suite, Google suite, and Student Information System
This position is expected to be filled at 70% FTE. Position is posted up to 100% FTE to offer flexibility for future growth if needed.
This position may require most work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. The person in this position may request and be considered for a formal remote work agreement based on guidelines set forth by the School of Nursing, and/or may be provided with remote work flexibility as needed and approved by the supervisor.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The expected salary this position starts at $50,000. Actual pay will depend on experience and qualifications. In addition to base pay, the employee in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and other paid time off, competitive insurances and savings accounts, and employer sponsored retirement benefits.
For more than 96 years, the University of Wisconsin-Madison's School of Nursing (SoN) has been committed to enhancing healthcare through teaching and research. With a mission to develop leaders for the profession and society; we make discoveries, enhance systems, and improve health through research, education, and practice for Wisconsin and beyond. The School of Nursing strives to achieve inclusive excellence and fosters an academic environment that welcomes diversity in students, faculty, staff, and the curriculum.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
How to Apply:
To apply for this position, please click Apply Now, from jobs.wisc.edu, to begin the application process. You will be asked to submit the following (PDF file format is strongly encouraged and preferred):
1) A letter of interest highlighting relevant work experience and referencing PVL #259490 2) A resume/CV 3) 3 professional references (names and contact information)
For questions regarding this position, please contact Darby Sugar, Advising & Student Services Director at [email protected].
Online applications must be received by 11:55pm on the application deadline to ensure consideration.
Failure to submit complete application materials may result in ineligibility for consideration for this position.
Darby Sugar [email protected] 608-263-5248 Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Academic Advising Manager(AE003)
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