University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee — STUDENT AFFAIRS MANAGER


University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

Position Number: 02022786

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
UWM and Milwaukee have it all. Join the UWM family and the Milwaukee community and grow professionally and personally in your career and life. As the most diverse institution in the University of Wisconsin System, we’re a learning destination for nearly 26,000 students. First-generation college students arrive here straight from high school, or years later – after starting families, changing careers or serving in the military. We make learning accessible at every age, stage of life and location. At UWM, we all share the motivation to learn and to excel. We value unique perspectives and possess the talent and desire to nurture ideas that make a global impact. The comforts and connections of a major metropolitan city meet the resources and expertise of a world-class research institution at UW-Milwaukee.

Job Summary
The Student Involvement Coordinator's primary responsibilities are to coach, advise, and supervise the Campus Activities Board and to provide leadership for the student organization program. The coordinator oversees and supports major campus traditions event programming, leads involvement communication and outreach, serves as a liaison to student organizations including supervising university segregated fee expenditures, advises students on event planning and risk-management, and works closely with students seeking co-curricular involvement opportunities across campus.

A well-qualified candidate possessing the ideal combination of skills and experience can expect a starting salary offer between $43,000-$49,000 annually, commensurate with experience, education, certifications, skills, and training and a generous paid leave package including:

Vacation: 22 days/year Observed Legal Holidays: Nine legal holidays are observed Personal/Floating Holidays: 4.5 days/year Sick Leave: Initial entitlement of 22 days which may be used during the first 18-months of employment (one day/month earned thereafter)
An overview of the benefits package offered to UW System employees can be found HERE

Minimum Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree or higher in Higher Ed, Student Affairs, Counseling, Educational Leadership, or equivalent (must be obtained by 08/01/2022).
  • Experience working in student involvement, activities, (e.g., student life, leadership, programming, Greek life, academic advising, first-year experience, residence life, or related area) at a post-secondary education institution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated skills and experience in advising, training, mentoring, and coaching a campus programming board in a post-secondary education environment.
  • Demonstrated experience managing a budget, completing organizational bookkeeping, and negotiating and processing contracts.
  • Demonstrated experience planning and implementing events and activities.
  • Demonstrated experience implementing assessment and program evaluation techniques.
  • Demonstrated skills or experience with communications and social media.

Application Instructions
Interested applicants are required to apply online and provide:

  1. Resume
  2. Cover letter addressing your education/experience as they apply to all minimum and preferred qualifications
  3. A document listing the names and contact information for three professional references.

In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she/they meet any of the qualifications, he/she/they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills. Candidates chosen for hire will be required to submit official college transcripts.

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 NoticesAA/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 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, 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.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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