Division of Student Affairs
Dean of Students

A master's degree in student personnel, higher education, counseling, or similar field is required along with a minimum of seven years of progressive student affairs experience. The successful candidate must have demonstrated experience in student academic and behavioral misconduct, and must familiarize themselves with campus policies and codes of conduct (such as UW System State Statute Chapters 14, 17, and 18). Supervisory experience of professional staff required. Evidence of strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to serve as the institutional liaison with University Police, Platteville City Police, and State and Federal agencies are necessary for this position. Must have skills necessary to mediate between and/or among students, student groups, students and faculty/staff/administrative policies or office and be prepared to serve as an advocate for students. Must have notable interpersonal skills and embrace diversity as part of the educational process. Must have demonstrated experience in crisis response.

This position is that of a student affairs generalist which reports to the Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs, serves as the chief disciplinary officer for the institution for student academic and behavioral misconduct, and provides ombudsperson services for the student body/faculty and staff regarding student concerns. The successful candidate will supervise a number of departments in the Division of Student Affairs and will also convene the Behavioral Review and Recommendation Team.

To Ensure Consideration:
To ensure full consideration applications must be received by April 1, 2013; applications will be accepted until position is filled.

Starting Date:
July 1, 2013.

To Apply:
Qualified applicants are required to submit a letter of application addressing each of the skills required for the position; a current resume; a list of three references (name, address and telephone number); and a separate statement describing a history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

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Please direct questions to:
Kristina Sarris
Administrative Assistant
Telephone: 608.342.1854

University of Wisconsin-Platteville:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, enrolls approximately 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin. Additional information about the distance education programs is available at www.uwplatt.edu/disted.

Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 11,000 set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers an excellent school system, high quality municipal and medical facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial community. More information is available at http://www.platteville.com/.

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report is available at http://www.uwplatt.edu/university/documents/student_policies/safety.html#crime_statistics. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608-342-1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.