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Bilingual Academic Advisor (Two Vacancies)

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Posting Date

9/30/2020 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Bilingual Academic Advisor (Two Vacancies)
UW System Title:  Advisor

Essential Job Functions

These positions report to the Director of Academic Advising and promote and support the philosophy and mission of the Academic Advising and Retention Office, Enrollment Services Division and university-wide initiatives related to the student learning experience and academic success. These positions also advise current students on academic programs and requirements relevant to their academic and career development.

These positions include the following responsibilities:

  • Proactively advise new, transfer, reentry and continuing students on general education, supporting courses for majors and minors, and rules, regulations, policies and procedures. Counsel students with regard to major/career goal setting and academic planning. Maintains confidentiality and accurate student records and processes and responds to academic inquiries according to established institutional and FERPA policies.
  • Review credit evaluations to determine assignment of transfer courses to General Education requirements.
  • Refer students to other resources as appropriate: faculty advisors, advising resources and tools, other university offices or personnel, and resources external to campus.
  • Advise and instruct students and staff on the use and application of the Student Information System, EAB Navigate, and the Transfer Information System (TIS) and other website resources.
  • Assist with special event planning related to academic advising such as Majors Fair and Green Bay Orientation Advising.


  • Bachelor's degree at time of application
  • Two years experience working with underrepresented populations to include Asian, African American, American Indian, Latino, and/or Somali students in a higher education setting or related environment and/or demonstrated commitment to diversity and inclusion, including awareness of diverse and intersectional identities, privilege, and oppression
  • Bilingual in Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Oneida

  • Master's degree in counseling, student affairs or related field
  • Experience with integrated student information systems (Peoplesoft, EAB Navigate, and ImageNow)

The successful candidates will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidates will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions Of Appointment

Light travel to support advising related responsibilities.

Positions are full-time (100%) Academic Staff appointments.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalists. A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalists. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.


Salary range of $45,000 to $47,000.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Bilingual Academic Advisor"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume 
  • Names and contact information for three references

You must select "Submit" to forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Vicki Nellis
Phone: (920) 465-2977

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, October 18, 2020.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.