Job Description: The Departments of Biochemistry and Bacteriology are seeking two motivated, caring individuals to join our undergraduate student services team. The Departments are establishing a hub of shared student services expertise to be located within the Hector F. DeLuca Biochemical Sciences Complex, serving both Biochemistry and Microbiology majors. These positions are part of the team that provides advising and associated student services for a diverse population of approximately 800 – 900 undergraduate students from across CALS and L&S, including declared Biochemistry and Microbiology majors, and those interested in the majors. As a member of this newly established hub, the successful candidates will join and support a diverse community of scholars, researchers, educators, and students committed to the Wisconsin Idea, creating an inclusive and diverse community, and striving for scientific innovation and educational excellence.
UW-Madison is an AA/EEO employer, including protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability.
Bachelor's degree required. Previous experience in academic advising, student services or related field is required.
Undergraduate or graduate education in the biological sciences and/or additional background in student advising, educational or counseling psychology, or another field related to job responsibilities are desirable.
The successful candidate will also demonstrate:
-Excellent interpersonal and listening skills; a commitment to diversity; and a student-focused approach
-Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to problem-solve, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines; attention to accuracy and detail
-A collegial style, with the ability to work collaboratively with faculty, staff, and students at a large research university, as well as prospective students and their families
-Professional written and oral communication skills; ability to organize and communicate complex information effectively
-Familiarity with electronic and internet-based communications, including word processing software, presentation software, etc.
-Experience building cross-campus or comparable relationships is desired