The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) is seeking applications for a Multicultural Student Case Manager (Non-Clinical). Under the leadership of the Assistant Director for Retention in the Office of Multicultural Student Services, the Multicultural Student Case Manager (Non-Clinical) will provide on-going support to multicultural students. This position responds to students’ academic needs through coaching and referral to the appropriate campus resources. The Multicultural Student Case Manager supports students struggling to navigate the university system and issues adjusting to academic and social life.
This is a full-time, annual 12 month position that includes a State of Wisconsin benefits package. The first review of applications is April 15, 2019. This position will remain open until filled.
Bachelor’s degree in Education, Counseling, Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies/Ethnic and Racial Studies, Social Work, or related field.
Knowledge of Title IX policy at the federal, state, and institutional level.
Minimum of one-year experience of demonstrated ability to work with low income, first generation, transfer, multicultural and/or diverse/queer students of color in an educational setting or clinical setting.
Demonstrated experience conducting assessment and/or evaluation of office programs.
Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated record and/or knowledge of software applications.
Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team.
Ability to work cooperatively with various faculty, staff, and students throughout the campus community.
Requires the ability to work evening and weekend hours with occasional overnight travel.
Master’s degree in Education, Counseling, and/or Social work.
Knowledge of and experience working with financial aid programs and/or academic advising.
Experience training and supervising tutors and student workers.
Proficiency with social media.
Strong computer proficiency with PeopleSoft and Canvas.
2 years of case management experience.
Experience coordinating advising, tutoring and small group discussions.
Demonstrated experience with training and facilitation of small group discussions regarding racial and gender identity and sexual orientation.
Applicants interested in this position will be required to apply online and upload a cover letter, resume and reference contact information document to include the name, telephone number and email address of three professional references. For questions regarding the position, contact Richard Sims, Assistant Director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: Electronic submission of application materials is required. For additional information about this position and to apply, please visit https://employment.uwlax.edu
Please contact the Search and Screen Chair if you have a special need/accommodation to aid your participation in our hiring process.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UW–La Crosse) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UW-La Crosse fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UW-La Crosse is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.
UW-La Crosse's diversity and inclusion efforts are guided by our adherence to Inclusive Excellence. We define Inclusive Excellence as “... our active, intentional and ongoing commitment to bridge differences with understanding and respect so all can thrive." The goals of Inclusive Excellence are to increase the retention of diverse faculty, staff and students while encouraging a campus climate that is inviting and welcoming to all. UW-La Crosse strives to promote acceptance of all facets of diversity from racial/ethnic diversity to diversity of thought and experience. UW-La Crosse ranks 6th nationally among the Top LGBTQ-Friendly Colleges for 2018-19 by AffordableCollegesOnline.org (ACO).
For more than a decade UW-La Crosse has been named one of Kiplinger’s 100 Best Values in Public Universities and has appeared prominently on the U.S. News & World Report list of “America’s Best Colleges” for more than 15 years, and is ranked #4 on its list of the Best Regional Public Universities in the Midwest.
With a student population of roughly 10,500, the university offers 91 undergraduate programs, 21 graduate programs, and 2 doctoral programs in the following colleges: Liberal Studies, Science and Health, and Business Administration, including the School of Arts & Communication and the School of Education, Professional and Continuing Education. There are over 600 full-time faculty and instructional academic staff, 75 percent of whom hold terminal degrees. UW-La Crosse boasts a retention rate (freshmen returning as sophomores) of 83 percent, graduation rate (degree within six years) of 70 percent, and is among only 12 institutions cited nationally by the American Association of State Colleges and Universities for its success in linking campus culture and university leadership to outstanding graduation rates.
UW-La Crosse’s strategic plan Sustaining Excellence continues to move our community forward through its four pillars: increasing community engagement, achieving excellence through equity and diversity, investing in our people, and advancing transformational education. More information about the ongoing work of Sustaining Excellence is available at www.uwlax.edu/info/strategic-plan.
The UW-La Crosse campus is nestled in a residential area of the City of La Crosse (pop. 52,000) located in western Wisconsin. The area, known as the 7 Rivers Region, is famous for its exceptional natural beauty which includes the Mississippi River on one side, majestic bluffs on the other, and views of rolling farmland and forested valleys in between. Abundant water, woodlands and varying terrain provide ample opportunities for year-round outdoor recreation. Only a couple of hours from Minneapolis or Madison, La Crosse enjoys the affordability and charm of small town living with larger city benefits. Three colleges, two world-class medical institutions, the La Crosse Symphony Orchestra, a restored nineteenth century downtown business district, and a number of galleries and art centers have made La Crosse a regional center for culture, entertainment, medical care, shopping, sports and recreation.
UW-La Crosse is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strive to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool, and we encourage applications from persons with varied backgrounds and perspectives. In support of the Wisconsin Veteran Employment Initiative we encourage veterans and veterans with disabilities to explore employment opportunities at UW-La Crosse.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, UW-La Crosse does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.
The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (UWL) provides a challenging, dynamic, and diverse learning environment in which the entire university community is fully engaged in supporting student success. Grounded in the liberal arts, UWL fosters curiosity and life-long learning through collaboration, innovation, and the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge. Acknowledging and respecting the contributions of all, UWL is a regional academic and cultural center that prepares students to take their place in a constantly changing world community.