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Apply now Job no: 97630-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

The planning and implementation of CFYE's orientation programs is a collaborative effort amongst the center's staff. This position will report to the Assistant Director for Orientation and will work closely with the Coordinator of Orientation Programming and Coordinator of First-Year Technology & Applications. This position will be responsible for the academic portions of our orientation programs as well as the internal operations of CFYE and our orientation programs.

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:

Bachelor's Degree required; Master's Degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1 - 3 year experience in higher education, preferably in new student programs, student or academic affairs administration; experience may be graduate work.

The successful candidate will demonstrate experience and strength in the following areas:
- Outstanding written and interpersonal communications skills
- Collaborative and diplomatic relationship style; promotes respect and practice of civility and inclusivity
- Group facilitation skills
- Working knowledge of student learning and developmental theory and practice demonstrated commitment to inclusion
- Self-starter and self-motivator
- Previous experience supervising undergraduate leaders
- Flexible and adaptable to change
- Ability to work limited nights and weekends



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $47,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the APPLY NOW button to start the application process.

To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above


Chris Verhaeghe
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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