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Campus Director UWEC - Barron County Campus

UW-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus
Enrollment Management

Full Time, Administrative

  • Official Title: Administrative Director
  • Job ID: #18035
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Campus Director UWEC - Barron County Campus

A full-time position is available in the Enrollment Management Division beginning July 1, 2022.   The working title for this assignment is Campus Director of the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – Barron County Campus with an official title of Administrative Director.  This is a Limited status position. 


The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications

Campus operations:

  • Serves in a leadership role both at the campus level and in the overall division of Enrollment Management
  • Manages the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire – Barron County (ECBC) operational budget providing updates
  • Meets with campus stakeholders to discuss overall budget planning for ECBC
  • Oversees the ECBC bookstore and café staff and operations
  • Consults with the Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity, Inclusion and Student Affairs (EDISA) as the ECBC campus student affairs officer
  • Manages student life, student activities, student government, and student support services o Supervises Student Life & Events Coordinator, International Programs Coordinator, and Retention Specialist o Coordinates with relevant University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (UWEC) campus offices to provide opportunities and services for ECBC students 
  • Ensures that student placement testing and orientation programs are effective
  • Regularly communicates and collaborates with non-instructional staff and serves as a liaison to main campus
  • Coordinates responses and resources to address campus concerns in a timely manner
  • Alongside the Academic Chair, oversee mediation and conflict resolution within campus community
  • Serves as a liaison with facilities and county officials to promote facility updates and capital improvement projects
  • Ensures campus social media sites are being used often and effectively ¿ Collaborates with:
    • Academic Chair and Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs to ensure support for the academic programs offered by the campus
    • Academic Chair and Steering Chair to:
      • develop, implement, and assess the campus strategic plan
      • implement and assess the university strategic plans on the ECBC campus and within its programs
      • address concerns of campus community and greater community o Facilities
  • Coordinates safety plans, reports, and responses for the campus (see addendum A)
  • Provides regular updates to specific campus and university groups Public:
  • Embraces the Wisconsin Idea and ECBC’s role in bringing that Idea to northwest Wisconsin
  • Primary contact for greater Barron County community serving as the face for campus
  • Represents ECBC campus in the community, regionally, and at relevant UW System meetings Actively participates in ECBC Foundation
  • Routinely presents at meetings of civic organizations in Barron County and surrounding counties
  • Collaborates with staff and students to routinely share campus stories in the community newspapers and other media formats
  • Develops and maintains working relationships with community partners and stakeholders including but not limited to regional business, academic institutions, local and state authorities, and elected officials (see addendum B)
  • Pursues new and maintains current collaborations with businesses and civic and services organizations to benefit the greater community and the campus community.
  • Actively seeks opportunities for high-impact collaborations internships, service learning, mentorship, etc.

Student recruitment:

  • In consultation with the Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management, develops, implements, and evaluates annual enrollment management plan (including ECBC marketing materials)
  • Supports recruitment efforts by campus-based recruiters
  • Pursues new and maintains current Memorandums of Understanding with school districts to provide Concurrent Enrollment, Dual Enrollment, and Early College Credit Program (ECCP) coursework at a cost that is fair to the involved parties
  • Pursues new recruitment strategies. Assesses current strategies to maintain those that serve campus well and to eliminate those that do not
  • Engages campus community in recruitment process
  • Creates a recruitment pipeline for high school special students through programming opportunities and communication strategies 
  • Strategize other enrollment opportunities for campus growth

Minimum Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in a leadership role in a university setting including administrative and supervisory experience.
  • Highly dedicated to service excellence for students, University administrators, faculty, and others.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity and inclusiveness; able to bring diverse perspectives and experiences together.
  • Proficient with technology and experience using higher education-related technology platforms

(ex: predictive analytics, student information systems, databases, etc.)

Preferred Job Requirements

  • Master’s degree in relevant or associated discipline.
  • Experience with developing, implementing, or improving student recruitment and/or retention strategies 
  • Ability to analyze, make decisions, and solve problems effectively.
  • A record of successfully collaborating with a broad set of organizational leaders and constituents across units, departments, and centers

Addendum A

Coordinates safety plans, reports, and responses for the campus o Responds promptly and appropriately to concerns of staff, students, and greater community members

    • Routinely reviews safety plans with shared governance leaders o Presents safety plans to Collegium on an annual basis
    • Ensures appropriate and timely training for campus staff and student leaders o Collaborates with Rice Lake and UWEC Police departments o Maintains data for and shares Clery Report o Oversees completion of all incident and accident reports.

Addendum B

Develops and maintains working relationships with community partners and stakeholders including but not limited to regional business, academic institutions, local and state authorities, and elected officials.  The partners and stakeholders may be:

    • Barron County Board of Supervisors
    • Rice Lake Common Council
    • District Administrators (superintendents) from school districts within a 90-minute radius of campus
    • CESA 11 staff and other nearby CESAs
    • North Cedar Academy o Northwood Technical College o Chambers of Commerce in Barron County and other nearby counties o Business leaders in Rice Lake and other nearby communities o Rice Lake Main Street Association o Barron County Public Health o Rice Lake Police Department
    • Barron County Economic Development Council o Locally elected state representatives o Other entities as appropriate

UNIVERSITY and RICE LAKE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire – Barron County provides quality liberal arts general education that is accessible and affordable, prepares students for success and promotes lifelong learning, leadership, service and responsible citizenship. With an associate degree option, students here can get a quality education that will help in preparing for a career in the real world. At UW-Eau Claire – Barron County we strive to give each of our students an unforgettable experience.

Located an easy one-hour drive from the Chippewa Valley, UW-Eau Claire – Barron County is located in the thriving community of Rice Lake. This city of approximately 10,000 people boasts of its indoor hockey, curling and swimming facilities, and enclosed shopping mall, national retail stores, and downtown business area.

The Blue Hills recreation area, just east of Rice Lake, is an excellent location for hiking, mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling and downhill and cross-country skiing. To find out more about our community, visit Rice Lake Online.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the  registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select Enrollment Management: Campus Director (Job Id 18035) Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Jennifer McGeorge, mcgeorgj@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by March 15, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).