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Director of Student Services

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Richland Center
Categories: Student Services

 

Position Summary:

The Director of Student Services, located at the Richland Center campus, is an administrative professional who leads and manages the day-to-day branch campus Student Services functions and collaborates with main campus Student Services colleagues. 
The Director is a generalist, student affairs leader with experience in the areas of enrollment management, academic advising, orientation, crisis intervention, campus programming and student advocacy.   The successful candidate will also have familiarity with ADA, section 504 and Clery compliance regulations. 

Functions reporting to the Director of Student Services include:  Student Activities, Academic Advising, Registration, and New Student Orientation.  The Director will work collaboratively with colleagues on the main campus to ensure effective communication and a student focused, seamless experience for students in all student services areas.  This position reports directly to the Campus Dean and works with guidance from the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment and Student Success.

Responsibilities:

  • Direct branch campus student services functions (Student Activities, Academic Advising, Registration & New Student Orientation)
  • Serve as an Academic Advisor and provide leadership, direction and training for the academic advising functions on the branch campus. 
  • Provide leadership in developing and implementing student retention programs, initiatives, and strategies on the branch campus.
  • Personnel supervision and management of professional and paraprofessional staff

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university. 
  • 4-6 years’ experience in student affairs and/or enrollment management in a collegiate environment.
  • Demonstrated skills in an administrative, supervisory leadership position in higher education, with oversight or two or more functions/operations.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by June 14th, 2019.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

Diversity Statement

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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