The Global Health Undergraduate Program is hiring an Academic Advisor to work with current and prospective undergraduate students in the Global Health Major and Global Health Certificate, serving as a primary resource for a caseload of advisees.
This position is part of the recently created Global Health Advising Hub in the College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS), which aims to create an inclusive and welcoming climate for all students and utilize proactive and holistic advising principles to promote student development and success. The advisor in this role is invested in their students’ growth and UW experience, passionate and knowledgeable about global health topics and thrives in a collaborative team environment with staff and faculty. This role will work with a diverse pool of excellent and motivated students in the recently-launched major and the highly successful certificate, joining an advising team that values diverse experiences, equity, interdisciplinary learning, sustainable futures, international experiences, teamwork, collegiality and professional growth.
The Global Health Advising Hub is located in Russell Labs within the Department of Entomology and CALS Academic Affairs. The Hub provides student-focused academic advising to a growing number of students in the new major (200+) and a large number of students in the certificate (700+), and also coordinates the management of both undergraduate programs. The advisor in this role will regularly meet with the advising team, as well as engage with faculty and advising colleagues within CALS and across campus. This position reports to the Advising Hub Manager.
For a more specific list of position duties, find out more here.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty and staff.
Bachelor’s degree required. Undergraduate or graduate education related to public health, international studies, biological sciences, environmental studies or higher education administration is desirable.
-At least two years of professional experience, preferably with college-age students in higher education or sector related to global health.
-Knowledge of global health topics and issues relevant to undergraduate student in this field of study. International experience is desirable.
-Demonstrated commitment to fostering and promoting diversity, equity and inclusion. Experience working with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds is preferred.
-Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability building supportive and collaborative relationships.
-Strong written and oral communication skills, and ability to organize and communicate complex information effectively.
-Strong organizational and time-management skills, including the ability to problem-solve, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines in a timely manner.
-Great attention to detail and ability to learn new systems and tools.
How to apply:
To learn more about the position and how to apply, see the official job posting here.
Applications close July 25.