Job Positions

Academic Advisor/98637

Categories: Great Lakes Region 5


Wisconsin School of Business



Date Posted:

Apr 26 2019 10:00PM

Close Date:

May 19, 2019

Position Description

Our Wisconsin School of Business Academic Advisors are focused on providing academic advising and associated student services to advance prospective and admitted business students toward their academic and career goals. Additional responsibilities supporting the BBA Program are also part of this role. The incumbent will demonstrate, a desire to participate in a team setting, and cultural competency in working effectively with a diverse group of students and staff. This position reports to one of two Associate Directors of Advising.


Academic Advising 85%

  • Provide academic advising services to students through the Wisconsin School of Business Academic Advising Center.
  • The advisor in this position may work with prospective students and admitted students to explore potential majors in the school or across campus, collaborate on academic plans to facilitate timely degree completion, and interpret academic policies and procedures.
  • Advisors are expected to demonstrate a high level of professionalism and cultural competency in working with colleagues and students, while also positively contributing to a welcoming and inclusive environment.
  • Academic advising will be provided in a variety of settings including one to one, group advising andonline.
  • During the summer, advisors also lead sessions for Student Orientation, Advising and Registration (SOAR).
  • Advisors will be expected to utilize a variety of campus applications, determine and facilitate appropriate referrals, and keep accurate records of their student interactions.

Programmatic and Other Responsibilities 15%

  • Academic advisors participate in Wisconsin BBA Program committees and project teams andcollaborate with campus partners.
  • Academic advisors also take part in workshops and other advising events that may occur in the evenings or on weekends.

Application Process

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Institution Information

Founded in 1900, the Wisconsin School of Business established one of the first five business programs in the nation. That entrepreneurial spirit remains strong.Located within one of the world’s leading public research universities, the School is a vibrant community that honors our university’s commitment to research and public service. We believe public research universities hold great untapped potential to address the world’s most complex challenges.

Additional Information

This position may require some work on evenings and weekends.Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral toachieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to theprinciples of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuouslyincreasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums andprofessional development opportunities.

Contact Information

Nancy Andrews HR Coordinator, WSB


Required Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of 1 year professional work experience, including graduate school experience, is preferred.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of undergraduate academic advising and student development theory.
  • Commitment to creating an inclusive environment in which the value of each person's identity, culture, background, experience, status, and abilities are recognized, supported, and respected.
  • A strong desire to build relationships with students, colleagues and campus partners from other schools/colleges.
  • Understanding of FERPA confidentiality practices and an ability to be sensitive to the educational needs of a variety of students.
  • Excellent accuracy, attention to detail, organizational, and self-management skills while working in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, flexibility and ability to provide excellent customerservice to clients.