As a UW employee, you have a unique opportunity to change lives on our campuses, in our state and around the world. UW employees offer their boundless energy, creative problem solving skills and dedication to build stronger minds and a healthier world. UW faculty and staff also enjoy outstanding benefits, professional growth opportunities and unique resources in an environment noted for diversity, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits and natural beauty. All of which has allowed the UW to be nationally recognized as a "Great College to Work For" for five consecutive years. Civil and Environmental Engineering has an outstanding opportunity for an Academic Counselor - Senior. This position works closely with the Academic Counselor - Lead, Program Coordinator and Student and Academic Services (SAS) team to provide academic advising and guidance for prospective and current undergraduate students in Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE). Primary activities and duties include providing direct service to students (in person and electronically), responding to general inquiries, supporting departmental activities (events, student organization, etc.) and ABET support. As part of department's Student and Academic Services team, assist in the development, planning, implementation of a full range of activities and services that support students and the department's academic mission (such as admissions, orientation, graduation, student progress monitoring, outreach, communication, as well as operational tasks such as time schedule and enrollment management). This position will also serve as primary liaison for working with the department's student organizations when departmental input and coordination is required. The position helps to coordinate and represent the CEE Department in activities and programming hosted by the University and College (such as A&O registration labs, special events/outreach, Dawg Days, college fairs, etc.). The position must be broadly knowledgeable about the department's programs and offerings to be able to assist a broad range of people, including prospective students, industry, academic, and community members.RESPONSIBILITIES:*In coordination with the Academic Counselor-Lead, oversee academic advising and direct service to current and prospective undergraduate students, in person as well as electronically, through web inquires, email lists, web communication. Interpret departmental, college, and university policies and procedures. Represent the department at fairs, outreach activities, and academic events. *With SAS Team, provide administrative and operational oversight for department's academic activities, such as monitoring CEE Time Schedule, add codes requests, enrollment management, data gathering, outreach, ABET and degree audit coding. Supervise undergraduate student staff assistant(s) *Support SAS activities and departmental programming, working in collaboration with faculty, student organizations, and community and industry representatives as appropriate. Lead the development, planning, and implementation of programs, events, and processes. Programming and events include, but are not limited to admissions, new student orientation, special events for students, CEE Career Fair, and graduation. Liaise with University and the College and work with student organizations, as needed.*Serve as staff liaison for departmental student organizations and activities to address matters that require departmental input and oversight. This includes, but is not limited to, activities associated with competition teams, travel, materials acquisition, and liability management.*Represent the Department on college and university level committees, including the Direct to College Placement Coordinating Committee.*Assist with the development and monitoring of print and online communication, such as Advising Handbook, web content, and social media communication. Maintain departmental data, statistics and ABET information.REQUIREMENTS: *Bachelor's degree in education, or related field and three years' experience working in higher education, working with students from diverse backgrounds.*Strong organizational skills and event planning experience. *Excellent English oral and written communication skills. *Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work with international constituency (faculty, staff, students, and institutional officers).*Advanced computer and software skills, particularly Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), UW systems (including student database, My GradProgram, Time Scheduling, Catalyst, etc.), Contribute, Photoshop, and Web-based social media, such as Facebook and LinkedIn. Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.DESIRED EXPERIENCE*Master's Degree in education, public affairs, social sciences or a related field.*Previous experience advising STEM studentsApplication Process:The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Workforce Authorization, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select "Apply to this position". Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your "My Jobs" page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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