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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ADVISOR in Milwaukee, Michigan

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Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is the flagship urban campus of the University of Wisconsin System, with over 27,000 students. As the only accredited school of public health in the state of Wisconsin, the Zilber School fosters a uniquely interdisciplinary environment and offers opportunities for collaboration across the University. Research interests of current Health Policy faculty include tobacco control, social media, health systems research, immigrant health, socioeconomic health policies, racial/ethnic segregation, and health disparities. Other faculty in the Zilber School are involved in research that spans life-course analyses, maternal child health, epigenetics, developmental neurobiology and immunotoxicology, environmental toxicology, social and environmental epidemiology, causal inference, statistical genetics, and survival analysis.

Job Summary

Reporting directly to the Student Services Coordinator, this position will carry out essential functions within the Office of Academic and Student Affairs at UWM’s Joseph J. Zilber School of Public Health. This position will strive to encompass the Zilber School of Public Health’s mission and vision of diversity and inclusion through each of their assigned responsibilities.

The incumbent will use independent initiative and judgement and creative problem-solving skills while maintaining confidentiality and demonstrating professional demeanor, and high levels of ethics and integrity. This position will present a positive, energetic, helpful attitude in all personal and telephone interactions, as well as a positive image of the Zilber School of Public Health. Main duties include student advising, student recruitment and retention.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree from a regionally accredited institution (degree must be granted by the date of hire).

  • Possess a valid driver’s license and meet the standards set for the State’s driver authorization requirements, https://uwm.edu/risk-management/state-policies/. The incumbent must be able to drive to and from recruitment events.

  • Evidence of strong written communication skills and attention to detail (based on an evaluation of submitted application materials)

  • Evidence of knowledge and experience using Microsoft Officer Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Adobe programs.

  • Demonstrated work experience working in a team-based environment.

  • Demonstrated work experience working with high school and/or college students.

  • Demonstrated experience giving public presentations.

  • Evidence of the ability to work evenings and weekends and weekends when necessary.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in field related to public health (degree must be granted by the date of hire).

  • Demonstrated experience in recruiting students in higher education.

  • Evidence of knowledge regarding UWM’s (or in the UW-System’s) academic programs, admission requirements, University policies and procedures as staff member and/or a student.

Application Instructions

Applicants are highly encouraged to utilize the cover letter to thoroughly address your experience (including dates of employment) or applicable coursework as it relates specifically to the minimum and preferred qualifications listed above. In instances where the Screening Committee is unable to ascertain from the candidates’ application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications. In your application, please include a professional resume, and a document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.

Application Notes

For this position, applicants are required to apply online. 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.

Legal Notices

AA/EO Statement UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

* CBC and Reference Check Policy*

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Official Job Title: ADVISOR

Position Number: 02214740

Division: Joseph J Zilber School of Public Health

Department: B7001 Public Health Administration

Position Type: Non-Teaching Academic Staff

Appointment Type: Fixed Renewable

FLSA Status: Exempt

Percent: 100%

Posting Type: Staff

Application Deadline: 05/14/2019

Continuous (Open Until Filled?): No

Position Contact Name: Soi Oh

Contact Phone: (414) 229-3408

Contact Email: oh6@uwm.edu