The Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Military Education Benefits at UWM strives to provide effective and reliable service in support of the academic mission of the University. Members facilitate and support students and their families in meeting the financial costs of attaining a degree in higher education. A full-time probationary academic staff Advisor position is available in the Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment and Military Education Benefits.
Job Summary/Basic Function:
The individual in this position will advise prospective and currently enrolled students, their parents, and other public entities that have contact with the Department of Financial Aid, Student Employment and Military Education Benefits. The individual will participate in outreach and awareness activities for the department, division, and university and will be expected as well to assist in the evaluation and implementation of policies and procedures for application review and analysis. This candidate will perform needs assessment for financial aid applicants and participate as a team member in meeting established departmental goals and engage in professional activities.
A bachelor’s degree is required by the time of hire. Minimum qualifications for the Associate Advisor is up to two years of student advising or related work experience. Minimum qualifications for the No-Prefex Advisor is two years of student advising or related work experience. Minimum qualifications for the Senior Advisor is six years of student advising or related work experience.
The candidate will have excellent interpersonal, communications, and writing skills as well as knowledge of computer applications. This individual will have the ability to meet strict deadlines, demonstrate quality customer service, and work in a diverse work environment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Completed application materials must include a letter of application addressing educational, and professional level work experience and knowledge as it relates to the required and preferred qualifications; a professional resume, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Candidates chosen for an interview will be required to submit college transcripts.
All finalists for this position will require a criminal records review consistent with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be withheld and the names of all finalists will be released upon request.
Applications will be accepted online through February 13, 2011. Contact information: Janet Donovan, 414-229-3751, email@example.com.
University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee - 3 years ago