Administrative Program Specialist/Assistant Director, Graduation and Retention - University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in Milwaukee Wisconsin

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University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53211

United States
(00581618 )


Detailed Job Description

The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) is currently seeking to fill an Administrative Program Specialist position within the Graduate School, in the Office of Graduate Education.

The Graduate School is responsible for the mission of graduate education at UWM. As one of just two public research universities in the state, UWM is Wisconsin’s premier public urban university offering 135+ master’s, doctoral, professional and graduate certificate programs, more than any other university in Southeastern Wisconsin. With more than 4,600 enrolled graduate students from around the nation -and more than 80 countries, the Graduate School is responsible for all centralized leadership and administrative functions related to graduate education at UWM, including recruitment, marketing, media relations, admissions, fellowships, appeals, graduate student development, graduation, data and analysis, advocacy and philanthropic development for graduate education.

UWM is a vibrant community of nearly 28,000 students — we take pride in being a student-centered institution that is deeply committed to diversity in its student body, faculty, staff and programs. Our 104-acre campus is located on Milwaukee’s upper-east side in one of the city’s most attractive residential areas. An education at UWM is more than just a degree. It’s an experience. Please visit

The Assistant Director provides leadership, strategic management, and training for the development, enhancement, and guidance of the graduation and retention functions of the Graduate School; coordinates the implementation of these functions both within and outside the Graduate School; monitors and advises on doctoral students’ progress, milestones, and graduation; monitors and advises on doctoral program requirements and policy changes; and develops and delivers programming related to graduate student professional development.

The Assistant Director provides direction and leadership for all aspects of the Graduation and Retention sub-unit of the Office of Graduate Education in the Graduate School and supervises the graduation and retention specialists in that sub-unit. The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Graduate Education.

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Keyword Phrases

  • Graduate Education
  • Administrative Program Specialist
  • Assistant Director
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: At least 5 years
Level of Job: Manager
Salary: Not Specified
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
Cover Letter
Best if Apply By 11/27/2015