CAREER EXPLORATION SPECIALIST

University of Wisconsin

Madison, WI

ID: 7076708
Posted: April 2, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:
The College of Engineering undergraduate academic affairs unit is a dynamic team committed to providing outstanding, equitable and inclusive student services to the college's 4,500 undergraduate students. Embracing a holistic approach, the unit includes academic advising, tutoring, career services, student leadership, scholarships and student wellness.

Engineering Career Services is a small, but highly experienced and dedicated team focused on serving all students in the College and our alumni. While this role requires being a generalist on the team, the focus of the Career Exploration Specialist is on programming and advising for early-career undergraduates and creating a coordinated approach to undergraduate research experiences.

POSITION DUTIES:
List of Duties

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
MS required, preferably in higher education related field or engineering.

MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
- 2 years working in higher education, preferably in career development or 2 years as a practicing engineer.
- Experience presenting and facilitating workshops and programs.
- Demonstrated knowledge of student development concepts, theories, and issues pertaining to college students.
- Demonstrated awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways.
- A high degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness in workings with students from first generation, underrepresented, transfer, and other targeted populations.
- Experience working effectively in teams and independently.
- Strong attention to detail and follow-through.
- Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
Position will require frequent evening hours during the academic year.

DEPARTMENT(S):
A190800-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/CAREER SERVICES

WORK TYPE:
Full Time: 100%

APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION:
Ongoing/Renewable

SALARY:
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



 

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