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Teacher Education Program: Field Placement Assistant

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Administrative Assistant II
  • Job ID: #20882
  • 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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Teacher Education Program: Field Placement Assistant

POSITIONA full-time university staff position is available in Teacher Education beginning July 1, 2024, or as soon as possible. The working title for this assignment is Field Placement Assistant with an official title of Administrative Assistant III.  This is an expected-to continue assignment which requires a six-month probationary period. The expected hourly hiring salary will be based on qualifications and experience. Must be a current UW- Eau Claire employee.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONSExcellent organization, communication, and customer service skills; ability to create a warm and welcoming environment for students, faculty and partners; strong interpersonal and collaboration skills to interact effectively with administrators, faculty, staff, students, visitors, and community partners; demonstrated verbal and written communication abilities; knowledge of or desire to learn Qualtrics, BP Logix, CampS, WISER and other commonly-used university applications; advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) to organize meetings, communicate effectively, generate a variety of documents, and maintain records; ability to learn the Teacher Education Program database; ability to learn new systems, software, and processes quickly; ability to conduct tasks professionally and confidentially; ability to multi-task and work efficiently and effectively; ability to supervise and train student workers; ability to be flexible and work collaboratively as part of a team serving all of the Teacher Education programs including Department Chairs, the Coordinator of the Teacher Education Program, the Certification Officer, and the Field Placement Coordinator; ability to work independently on tasks with minimal supervision; and commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusivity.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree, knowledge of UW-System processes; demonstrated commitment to support and enhance the diversity and cultural and global awareness of students, faculty, and staff.


  • Develop, implement and maintain, in collaboration with others in Teacher Education, the comprehensive data management system for Teacher Education.
  • Manage, in collaboration with others in Teacher Education, the database including data entry, document generation, and reports.
  • Develop and prepare materials, forms, lists and tools to assist with making field placements in collaboration with others in Teacher Education.
  • Manage, enroll, and troubleshoot the required supervision training for cooperating teachers in coordination with the Field Placement Coordinator
  • Collect, organize, and communicate data for any required reporting purposes.
  • Maintain and renew affiliation agreements with schools, districts, and institutions.
  • Develop and maintain the Teacher Education master schedule.
  • Process, track, and communicate all travel and travel expense reports.
  • Manage, maintain records, and provide reports related to the budget.
  • Assist with communications to schools, cooperating teachers, principals, and other community partners.
  • Assist Field Experience Coordinator in making placements.
  • Serve as point of contact for information for students, faculty, staff, and school partners regarding Teacher Education.
  • Prepare and distribute any needed mailings, either physical or electronic.
  • Prepare and distribute necessary forms and materials.
  • Organize events and communications for Teacher Education.
  • Assist all Teacher Education stakeholders with communication needs including collaborations, field placements, teacher availability and critical needs areas.
  • Supervise and train student workers and graduate assistants.
  • Manage, maintain records, and communicate to students and the grant coordinator regarding the Rural School Teacher Talent Grant (Rural Stipend). 
  • Other duties as assigned.

THE UNITTeacher Education is the overarching entity for all programs and processes related to majors and programs for students pursuing a career in education. The office which is responsible for placements, licensing, and accreditation consists of five people who arrange placements for all students pursuing a career in education, works with the Department of Public Instruction to maintain accreditation of our education programs, communicates extensively with school partners and endorses candidates for teaching licensure. 

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITYUW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 10,000 students and 1,200 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site:  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 "Login."  Click the link to the Teacher Education Program: Field Placement Assistant position (Job ID #20882) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically. 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: Dr. Carol Koroghlanian;

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by June 4, 2024. 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.