Employment

Case Answer Desk - part-time

Under general supervision of the Regional Associate Dean/Campus Administrator, this 9 month .75 FTE position is responsible for supporting the services of the CASE Answer Desk as follows: 

Responsibilities:

Assist with library circulation and research functions (35%)

  • Check out and check in all library items, including items on reserve and items from interlibrary loan, via Alma
  • Inform students of item due dates during checkout process
  • Renew items for patrons
  • Educate students on borrowing holds and borrowing hold resolution process during check out
  • Provide directional support within the library to help students find items, connect with library staff for research questions, and schedule appointments with research librarians
  • Check returned items for damage and/or missing parts and forward damaged items to LSA or AL for additional assessment
  • Manage, transfer, and close inquiry records related to non-transactional or non-circulation interactions
  • Refer students to other library or campus resources as necessary, including:
    • Citation assistance (Writing Center guidelines, Purdue OWL, etc.)
    • Desire2Learn (D2L) electronic reserves assistance
    • LibGuides and online databases by subject
  • Online payment of library fees and fines (if available)
  • Sort Red Box items as they are received and determine whether the item is owned by another UWC library, owned by the UW System library, owned by the home library, or an interlibrary mail item
  • Process items according to the steps outlined in the attached process map using Alma
  • Forward items that are not readily categorized to the LSA or AL for additional processing
  • Pick up or receive mail items from the college mail delivery service that is intended for functional areas that are co-located with the CASE
  • Sort CASE mail based on type, check in items as required, or re-route items to other campus locations
  • Deliver mail as addressed to co-located individuals or route mail back to campus mail for forwarding if the individual the item is addressed to is not co-located
  • Process student IDs

Assist with basic IT support and direction (35%)

  • Creating and managing inquiry tickets for IT support
  • Basic IT troubleshooting
  • Being the eyes and hands of remote support when needed
  • Helping faculty, staff, and students access the wireless networks
  • Addressing basic printer needs (out of paper, out of toner, etc.)
  • Referring issues they cannot resolve to Central IT

Proctoring scheduling and direction (10%)

  • Refer students in online, point-to-point, or NODE courses to Examity for proctoring
  • Create and manage inquiry tickets for proctoring appointments
  • Check proctor availability for proctoring
  • Schedule proctoring appointments
  • Ensure that all exam materials are received from the instructor ahead of proctoring
  • Ensure that testing materials are kept in a secure location throughout the proctoring process
  • Hold exam materials for instructor pick up

 Tutoring scheduling and direction (10%)

  •  Create inquiry records that will track tutoring-related inquiries and transfer inquiry records to tutoring for resolution
  • Help students determine whether their tutoring needs can be met through tutoring labs or one-on-one tutoring
  • Direct students to resources for obtaining one-on-one appointments if their tutoring needs are not addressed through existing tutoring labs
  • Direct students to tutoring labs (if not co-located)
  • Provide additional tutoring resource documentation via handouts and/or email to students who request such information
  • Provide tutors with contact information for students seeking support that cannot be served immediately through the CASE for follow up and resolution

General campus directional support (10%)

  • Provide other related services or perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated effective customer service skills to meet customer requests timely.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills to address customer inquiries courteously.
  • Demonstrated effective ability to perform and manage assignments/tasks from beginning to completion under general supervision.
  • Demonstrated effective computer, hardware and software experience to review and address basic computer hardware and functional issues.
  • Demonstrated effective organizational skills to manage multiple tasks and meet timely deadlines.

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience servicing students and/or working with students, faculty and administration in a student office, library, or closely related environment in higher education.
  • Skilled knowledge and use in MS Office, computer hardware and software and/or other operating programs.

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. See http://www.uwc.edu  for more information about the UW Colleges.

SPECIAL NOTE:
UW Colleges is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.”  We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, 2) a background check.

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

SALARY AND COMPENSATION:
Starting hourly rate will be $14.25/hr. This position includes a benefits package.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION:
Online application with all required documents must be received by November 19, 2015.

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply, please submit the following materials:

  • Letter of interest detailing your qualifications for the duties of the position
  • Current resume
  • Contact information (name, address, email and phone numbers) for minimally two (2) references

Please apply electronically, by email (PAPER APPLICATION MATERIALS WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED).  The materials must be submitted by February 19, 2015 to:

                Attn:  Derek Allen
                hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu

UW Colleges employees with questions regarding this recruitment should direct them to Joann Johnson with UW Colleges/Extension Human Resources at 608-262-2546 or joann.johnson@uwex.uwc.edu.

 

Student Services Advisor - full-time

The Student Services Advisor is located in the Student Affairs Office and reports directly to the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management.  The Student Services Advisor is a strategic member of the Solution Center and responsible for providing professional academic and career advising to new and continuing students with additional direct responsibilities in the areas of financial aid, student accessibility, and recruitment and retention.  The Student Services Advisor meets with students to provide clear academic course selections and/or plans and strategies, and follows up with career advising in efforts for students to successfully complete their academic curriculum while at the same time, explore and exploit related career opportunities.   Knowing the academic and career objectives of students, the Student Services Advisor may also refer or recommend any/all available/necessary and/or required academic and/or intervention programs throughout the student’s academic career in the Colleges to ensure the students’ successful academic curriculum completion.  Student Services Advisors are experts at advising and highly cross-trained with a strong understanding and command of the Colleges’ admissions, financial aid, veterans, accessibility, student conduct and enrollment services.    Student Services Advisors also have responsibility to provide direction and guidance for student workers in the Student Affairs Office.

This is a fixed-term renewable academic staff position appointed at a full-time equivalence (FTE) of 1.0.  The regular hours for this position will be assigned within standard business hours, 8:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday-Friday. Occasional weekend and evening hours are required.  The Student Services Advisor will hold weekly scheduled appointments with students and serve their rotation (as scheduled) in the Solution Center.  This position comes with the University of Wisconsin System benefits package and the salary for this position starts at $42,167.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s degree required. Experience working in a student services or advising office in higher education or closely related is required. Demonstrated effective organizational skills to manage multiple and shifting tasks/demands to meet timely deadlines.

Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree and specific experience with and/or thorough working knowledge of academic and career advising in higher education with accompanying polices, practices, and procedures.  Experience providing Lead direction or supervision is desired.  This position is highly visible and builds effective working relationships with diverse students, faculty, staff, and the community. Attention to detail, and the need to exercise independent judgment to analyze and problem solve, as well as decision making followed by implementation and follow through and follow up activities will provide success in this position.

Knowledge/Skills/Assets:

  • Working and applied knowledge and experience analyzing academic course prerequisites, requirements, schedules, needs.
  • Knowledge of financial aids (applicable federal, state, private loans, scholarships, etc.) and accompanying processes (i.e. FAFSA)
  • Familiarity with ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) and related policies
  • Working knowledge and understanding of academic student conduct (UW System Chapter 14)
  • Working knowledge and understanding of non-academic misconduct (i.e. Title IX, UW System Chapter 17 and 18)
  • Working knowledge of any/all student and/or higher education federal state regulations/policies (FERPA, Clery Act, etc.)
  • Familiarity and experience with higher education transfer programs, policies and software (e.g. Transfer Information System)
  • Working knowledge and effective usage of MS Office and/or closely related software and computer/fax/office equipment hardware

ORGANIZATION INFORMATION:
The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor's degree. The UW Colleges also offers a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses. See http://www.uwc.edu  for more information about the UW Colleges.

SPECIAL NOTES:
UW Colleges is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.”  We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and 2) a background check.

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants are required to apply online.

https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=11380&PostingSeq=1

For assured consideration, online application with all required documents must be received by January 24, 2016.

All application materials must be submitted electronically at the time of application. UW Colleges will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents at the time of application.

Required application materials:

1) a letter of application that addresses how your education and experience meet all of the qualifications for the position,
2) professional resume,
3) names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.

For technical questions or assistance, please contact UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159.  For all other questions please contact the Office of Human Resources, hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu.

For a complete position description visit https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=11380&PostingSeq=1.

Assistant Professor of Music - full-time

The Department of Music in the University of Wisconsin Colleges invites applications for a full-time, tenure-track Assistant Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Richland campus to start in the fall of 2016.

RESPONSIBLITIES:  Teaching a minimum of 24 contact hours per academic year is expected from among the following classes:  band, chorus, first-year theory, first-year aural skills and second-year aural skills.  Additional general education fine arts courses would be selected to fulfill the teaching load in accordance with the candidate's expertise.  Common expectations of Music faculty include teaching music theory, aural skills, music literature and appreciation, jazz history, as well as conducting band and choir and other ensembles minimally at the college level.  Experience using instructional technology and alternative modes of delivery; teaching in interdisciplinary teams; and/or learning communities or first-year seminars is strongly desired. 

This tenure-track position requires teaching excellence, scholarly activity in the discipline, a commitment to professional development and participation in campus and institutional service.  This faculty member requires a high level of visibility in the greater Richland Center community and recruitment of high school students and community involvement is a significant aspect of this position.  A master’s degree in music or a music-related field is required.  A doctoral degree in music performance, conducting, composition, theory, musicology, or music education is required for retention consideration in the third year. 

THE UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN COLLEGES:  The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree. The UW Colleges also offers its own Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses, including UW-Richland, and provides opportunities for its students to earn bachelor’s degrees through a variety of UW collaborative degree programs. Visit www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.

UW-Richland CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY:  UW-Richland is located on a 136 acre property in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.  The campus is located 60 miles west of Madison, the capital city.  The setting includes a trout stream and the campus facilities consist of seven buildings, six of which were designed in the Frank Lloyd Wright style by an architectural firm in Spring Green, Wisconsin.  A distinguishing feature is the copper roofs.  Richland County has a 100-year tradition of higher education.  Before UW-Richland opened in 1967, the County Teachers College existed for sixty years. As a result, the community and the county look to UW-Richland for higher education, continuing education, and cultural events.  The campus has 30 years of experience educating international students and currently has 49 international students from 13 countries and territories.  6% of the student population is African American.  Like two other UW-College campuses, UW-Richland houses the UW-Extension division of Cooperative Extension's Richland County office.  UW-Richland has a very strong foundation with assets totaling over $12 million.  Included in these assets is the campus's Joe and Mae Senneke Smart Farm and Campus View housing accomodating 150 students. 

REQUIRED QUAIFICATION:  A master’s degree in music or closely related field is required.

APPLICATION:  Online application is required and the following application documents must be included at the time of submission: (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vita with the contact information of three references, (3) unofficial transcripts of all university studies, (4) a one-page statement of teaching philosophy, and (3) three letters of reference from individuals familiar with the candidate’s work, including their teaching.Student evaluations of teaching may also be submitted if available. ABD candidates should provide evidence of the advanced status of their dissertation.

Online applications are accepted at the following link: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=11332&PostingSeq=1

ASSURED CONSIDERATION:  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  For assured consideration, application with all required application materials must be received no later than January 22, 2016.  If requested, confidentiality of an application can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.

For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact UW Colleges Department of Music Chair Craig W. Hurst, Ph.D. (craig.hurst@uwc.edu / (262)-521-5447).  For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159.  For all other questions, please contact UW Colleges/UW-Extension Office of Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

OTHER INFORMATION:  UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.”  We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. 

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

 

Assistant Professor of Mathematics - full-time

The Department of Mathematics (http://depts.uwc.edu/math/) of the University of Wisconsin Colleges, invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Mathematics at UW-Richland (www.richland.uwc.edu).

Qualifications:  A master’s degree in Mathematics (or closely related field) with 18 graduate credits beyond the master’s degree is required.

Responsibilities:  The academic year teaching assignment is 24 credits.  This faculty member will teach a broad range of freshman-sophomore courses of a liberal arts curriculum ranging from algebra to calculus/differential equations. 

This tenure-track position requires teaching excellence, scholarly activity in the discipline, a commitment to professional development and participation in campus and institutional service.  Campus and institutional services includes participation in shared governance, student advisement, first-year programming, and community outreach.

As teacher-scholars, we seek candidates with experience engaging diverse populations, teaching university freshman-sophomore level courses, interest/experience in first-year experiences, interest/experience in teaching in interdisciplinary teams, instructional technology, and distance education. 

University of Wisconsin Colleges:  The University of Wisconsin Colleges is the freshman-sophomore liberal arts transfer institution of the world-renowned University of Wisconsin System. The UW Colleges comprises thirteen two-year campuses around the state, plus UWC Online, each of which offers an excellent liberal arts and pre-professional education for students beginning work toward a bachelor’s degree. The UW Colleges also offers its own Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences at six of its campuses, including UW-Richland, and provides opportunities for its students to earn bachelor’s degrees through a variety of UW collaborative degree programs. Visit www.uwc.edu for more information about the UW Colleges.

CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY:  UW-Richland is located on a 136 acre property in the Driftless Area of Wisconsin.  The campus is located 60 miles west of Madison, the capital city.  The setting includes a trout stream and the campus facilities consist of seven buildings, six of which were designed in the Frank Lloyd Wright style by an architectural firm in Spring Green, Wisconsin.  A distinguishing feature is the copper roofs.  Richland County has a 100-year tradition of higher education.  Before UW-Richland opened in 1967, the County Teachers College existed for sixty years. As a result, the community and the county look to UW-Richland for higher education, continuing education, and cultural events.  The campus has 30 years of experience educating international students and currently has 49 international students from 13 countries and territories.  6% of the student population is African American.  Like two other UW-College campuses, UW-Richland houses the UW-Extension division of Cooperative Extension's Richland County office.  UW-Richland has a very strong foundation with assets totaling over $12 million.  Included in these assets is the campus's Joe and Mae Senneke Smart Farm and Campus View housing accomodating 150 students. 

Starting DateAugust 29, 2016

Applications:  Online application is required and the following application documents must be included at the time of submission:  (1) a letter of interest, (2) a current curriculum vita with (3) contact information for three references, (4) unofficial transcripts, (5) a statement of teaching philosophy and professional goals; and (6) we strongly encourage submission of three letters of reference. At least one letter must be from someone familiar with the candidate’s teaching.

Online applications are accepted at the following link: https://www.careers.wisconsin.edu/?Page=HRS_CE_JOB_DTL&JobOpeningId=11329&PostingSeq=1

ASSURED CONSIDERATION:  Applications will be accepted until the positon is filled.  For assured consideration, application with all required application materials must be received no later than  January 22, 2016.  If requested, confidentiality of an applicant can be maintained until an applicant is deemed a finalist in the search.

For questions regarding this tenure-track faculty position, please contact Dr. Kavita Bhatia, Chair, Department of Mathematics, kavita.bhatia@uwc.edu, (715)-389-6548).  For technical questions or assistance, please contact the UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159.  For all other questions, please contact UW Colleges/UW-Extension Office of Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu .

OTHER INFORMATION:  UW Colleges values diversity and inclusion.  We define Inclusive Excellence as “the intentional engagement of the broadest range of perspectives, backgrounds, needs, experience, and circumstance in order to maximize success.”  We value diversity within our students, faculty and staff, and strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people.  We encourage applications from all underrepresented groups, including persons with varied backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. 

It is the policy of UW Colleges to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you require an accommodation to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact Human Resources at hrstaff@uwex.uwc.edu

A background check will be conducted for finalist candidates. Employment is contingent upon a completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

 

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