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Apply now Job no: 93399-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Human Resources, Payroll, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Assistant Director for Student Employment

Official Title:


Hiring Department:




Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 10, 2018


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $58,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's Degree. Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two years of post-secondary education with course work in personnel, business, human resources, counseling or a related field is required. Two years of experience in financial aid or the field of employment or personnel which focused on student outcomes is required.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The Assistant Director for Student Employment serves as the deputy and principal advisor to the Associate Director for Special Awards relating to all matters encompassed within the Student Employment Unit. Working independently to manage staff, the Assistant Director for Student Employment will collaborate with the Associate Director to establish and oversee the strategic direction and operational objectives of the Student Employment Unit. The Assistant Director for Student Employment also serves as an expert resource person within the Office of Financial Aid and as a liaison to the campus community on Student Employment initiatives.

The Assistant Director for Student Employment reports directly to the Associate Director for Special Awards, is a member of the Office Leadership Team and assists the Associate Director in ensuring that all federal, state, and institutional regulatory requirements are met as it pertains to the Student Employment Unit. The position is the primary liaison with all 20 schools/colleges across the institution to assist in awareness of the Federal Work Study program which is administered to over 3,000 students and has a budget exceeding $3M. In addition to Federal Work Study, this position assists with all students seeking employment through the Office of Student Financial Aid. This also encompasses our administration of the Student Job Center which averages over 20,000 users and 40,000 sessions monthly.

Over 81% of students engaged in our campus seek employment opportunities. Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Division of Enrollment Management and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Team members will serve as role models by practicing exemplary, respectful and inclusive behaviors in all of our interactions.

Additional Information:



Ann Bradshaw
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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume and cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the position. You will also be asked to provide a document listing contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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