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STUDENT AFFAIRS MANAGER

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Location
West Milwaukee, WI
Closing date
Jul 16, 2024

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Specialty
Student Affairs
Position Type
Manager
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.
Applications must be submitted online. For a completed application, a letter of interest and current resume addressing education, work experience, and knowledge as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above, as well as a document with the names and contact information of three professional references must be uploaded online.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether they meet any of the qualification(s), they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualification(s).
Position Information
Posting Details
Official Job Title STUDENT AFFAIRS MANAGER
Working Title: Student Well-Being Manager
Position Number 02034058
Division College of Community Engagement & Professions
Department B180100 DEAN OFFICE ADMIN
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Non-Teaching
Pay Basis Annual
Salary Grade 21
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100%
Posting Type Staff
UWM Description
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ( UWM ) is Wisconsin's second-largest university, with a unique dual mission of access and research to provide high-quality education for students from all backgrounds. UWM is one of 146 top research universities recognized as "R1" by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education. Along with its main campus in Milwaukee, UWM has branch campuses in Waukesha and Washington County.
UWM celebrates, values and promotes the diverse voices and experiences of its students and employees and our community partners. We believe diversity enriches and strengthens our institution. UWM is committed to providing equitable access to opportunities for students and employees from every background. We aspire to create a campus climate that is welcoming to all. Learn more here: https://uwm.edu/diversity-equity-inclusion/about-dei/
School/College/Division Description
The College of Community Engagement and Professions ( CCEP ) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee ( UWM ) is comprised of the School of Education, Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, and School of Information Studies. Together, they develop informed, engaged and empathetic professionals who graduate fully prepared for an array of in-demand careers. Our teaching and research - rooted in innovation, creative problem-solving, and community - sets our graduates up to inspire, innovate, and excel in their professions. For more information, please visit our website at College of Community Engagement & Professions - The College of Community Engagement & Professions Prepares Students to Make a Meaningful Impact in our Diverse and Ever-changing World (uwm.edu) (https://uwm.edu/community-engagement-professions/)
Job Summary
The College of Community Engagement and Professions ( CCEP ) at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is seeking to fill a Student Well-Being Manager (Student Affairs Manager) position. CCEP includes three schools: the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, the School of Education, and the School of Information Sciences serving over 3,400 students across undergraduate and graduate levels. Multiple disciplines are represented within each of these schools, such as social work, criminal justice and criminology, education psychology, teaching and learning, and information studies.
At CCEP , we recognize the remarkable resilience of our students. In the post-pandemic era, we are committed to providing the support they need to thrive both academically and personally. To help achieve this, we are seeking a dedicated Student Well-Being Manager who will play a vital role in fostering a positive and supportive campus environment for all of our students.
The Student Well-Being Manager will work at various ecological levels, including policy, program, and individual student. Specifically, the Manager will collaborate with CCEP leadership and other stakeholders to enhance department policies and ensure effective communication with the entire student body. Additionally, the Manager will organize engaging programs such as wellness gatherings, community-building events, and resource exchanges to promote a sense of belonging and well-being. Most importantly, the Student Well-Being Manager will provide direct support to students, helping them navigate challenges and achieve their full potential. By addressing the unique stressors our students face, the Manager will be instrumental in fostering a vibrant CCEP community.
Moreover, to ensure that the students have access to campus resources outside the CCEP , the Manager will liaise with the rich array of student support services on campus. These include the University Counseling Services; the Dean of Students Office; the Accessibility Resource Center; and the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In addition, the Manager will collaborate with the CCEP Assistant Dean of Student Services to track student well-being and success outcomes.
The goals of the Student Well-Being Manager position are as follows:
- To foster resilience, social connection, and mental well-being among CCEP students.
- To enhance academic performance and program retention among CCEP students.
- To promote sense of belonging, overall thriving, and academic success among CCEP students.
- To promote program completion and inspire alumni loyalty among CCEP students and graduates.
The duties of the Student Well-Being Manager position are as follows:
- To refine department policy and circulate regular communications to the student body.
- To organize social and wellness gatherings.
- To coordinate the community building workshop and resource exchange program.
- To develop and implement additional CCEP programming as needed.
- To collaborate with CCEP department chairs and the Assistant Dean of Student Services to identify and support students in need.
- To collaborate with the CCEP Assistant Dean of Student Services to track student outcomes.
- To report activity, accomplishments, and outcomes of the position to the CCEP Dean.
This full-time, fixed renewable academic staff position reports directly to the Dean of the CCEP . This is a fully on-site position with offices located in UWM's Enderis Hall.
Minimum Qualifications
- Bachelor's degree in social work or a related field along with experience in case management and policy advocacy
- Experience working inter-professionally across disciplinary boundaries
Preferred Qualifications
- Master's degree in social work or a related field
- Experience in higher education student services
Target Salary Range $75,000-$85,000 (Final offer based on experience as it relates to the position.)
Benefits and Total Rewards
As part of UWM's commitment to supporting the success of our team members through positive experiences, employees are provided with Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life. UWM offers a comprehensive benefits package and contributes towards the cost of several benefit plans. Employees with a qualifying position also receive an extensive leave package (https://uwm.edu/hr/benefits/leave/) including vacation, sick leave (with no expiration), personal holiday, and paid legal holidays. Please visit this link to view summary benefits information. (Compensation figures are for example purposes only.) UWM Benefits to Benefit You and Your Life (https://uwm.edu/hr/benefits-to-benefit-you-and-your-life/)
Application Instructions
Applications must be submitted online. For a completed application, a letter of interest and current resume addressing education, work experience, and knowledge as it relates to all minimum and preferred qualifications as listed above, as well as a document with the names and contact information of three professional references must be uploaded online.
In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate's application materials whether they meet any of the qualification(s), they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualification(s).
Application Deadline 07/21/2024
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) No
If Continuous, Initial Review Date
Position Contact Name Dimitri Topitzes
Contact Phone 414-229-3004
Contact Email topitzes@uwm.edu
Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.
Legal Notices
AA/EO Statement
UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.
Reasonable Accommodations
UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.
Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.
CBC and Reference Check Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.
Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM's Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.
Employment Authorization
In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.
Job Categories Student Services, Event Planning/Program Coordination
Applicant Documents
Required Documents
- Cover Letter
- Resume/Curriculum Vitae
- References
Optional Documents

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