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ASSOCIATE/NO PREFIX STUDENT SERVICES SPECIALIST

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of 12/04/2017. Applications received after 12/03/2017 may not be reviewed for consideration. Interested candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information of three professional references. All applications must be submitted online. Your cover letter and resume should address each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Position Information

Posting Details

Official Job Title ASSOCIATE/NO PREFIX STUDENT SERVICES SPECIALIST
Working Title: Lead Teacher
Position Number 02049374
Division B03 Student Affairs
Department B031300 UWM CHILDREN'S LEARNING CENTER
Position Type Non-Teaching Academic Staff
Appointment Type Fixed Renewable, Non-Teaching
FLSA Status Exempt
Percent 100
Posting Type Academic Staff
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 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. The Children’s Learning Center at UWM is located on campus and serves children ages 6 weeks through 12 years of age. The Center serves the University community with both flexible and full-time schedules. It is a unique and complex program with more than 300 children.

Job Summary

This posting is for a new Lead Teacher position. The new Lead Teacher will be responsible for curriculum, staff performance, environment and communication in a year round, full-day 2 – 5 year old classroom. The person in this position is responsible for understanding and communicating the needs of children and their families, and the interrelationship between these needs and the Center. Teachers must maintain in-service and continuing education requirements as mandated by state licensing and NAEYC accreditation.

Appointment/Salary: This position comes with a competitive salary and benefit package. The final salary offer is dependent upon each individual finalist’s experience and qualifications. This is a 12-month full-time appointment designated as fixed-term renewable non-teaching academic staff.

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education is required upon start date; and

Certification in hands-on Pediatric First Aid, AED and CPR on or before the start date. Certification must be maintained during incumbency.
Preferred Qualifications

A least two years’ experience teaching children 2-5 years of age;
Documented experience in a campus child care program;
Evidence of strong communication skills;
Evidence of ability to work well in a complex, team environment with both professional and student staff. ;
Evidence of a working knowledge of child development;
Evidence of the ability to apply knowledge of child development to both curriculum development and its implementation in the classroom;
Evidence of the ability to understand and communicate a child’s development and needs to families.


Note: All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of meeting the qualifications above. Evidence of each of the above minimum and preferred qualifications should be presented in your application materials. Evidence of ability, capacity, and proficiency should be presented through examples of your experiences, educational knowledge, and personal characteristics evidenced through examples of your actions and behaviors.

Application Instructions

This is a continuous recruitment with an initial review date of 12/04/2017. Applications received after 12/03/2017 may not be reviewed for consideration.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter addressing the qualifications listed above, a resume, and a document listing the names and contact information of three professional references. All applications must be submitted online. Your cover letter and resume should address each of the minimum and preferred qualifications.

Application Deadline
Continuous (Open Until Filled?) Yes
If Continuous, Initial Review Date 12/04/2017
Position Contact Name Jacob Abdulrahman
Contact Phone 414-229-5384
Contact Email abdulra3@uwm.edu
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 Notices

AA/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
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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 Policy
Employment will require a criminal background check.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  3. References
Optional Documents

Posting Specific Questions

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