Job: Arts Accreditation Assistant

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Job Title:Arts Accreditation Assistant
Job ID:12845
Location:UW Stout
Full/Part Time:Part-Time

The School of Art & Design has over 60 faculty/staff and over 1,000 students. There are six distinct BFA program (Graphic Design and Interactive Media, Entertainment Design, Game Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design, and Studio Art) and an MFA program in Design. For more informaiton, please visit

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin's Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.
UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.
All students are issued laptops. Faculty use the university's online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region:

Facts and data about the university:
The National Association of Schools of Art & Design (NASAD) is the accrediting body for all are and design related disciplines across the country. UW-Stout has been accredited by NASAD since 1989, and is reviewed every 10 years. Over the next year, UW-Stout will be going through a university-wide self-study that involves multiple colleges and units on campus. The Arts Accreditation Assistant position will assist the associate dean & director of the School of Art & Design in various tasks connected to carrying out and submitting the self-study, as well as coordinating the evaluation campus visits. Additional duties will include; gathering and organizing materials in digital and printed form, attending meetings and taking notes, writing and formatting various documents, scheduling itineraries for visiting evaluators and performing other duties in support of the School of Art & Design as assigned by the director.

- Computer proficiency with Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and cloud-based storage software such as OneDrive and Sharepoint
- Associate's or bachelor's degree, or minimum two (2) years' experience in an office setting
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to communicate effectively with a variety of people in a team setting
- Attention to detail and ability to complete tasks with a high degree of accuracy
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills


- Experience in event planning
- Ability and knowledge of working within Public University Budget guidelines
This is a temporary position that will work 10 hours per week Monday-Friday. Expected job end date is May 1, 2018. The salary for this position is $14.00 per hour.

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, employment will be contingent upon a criminal background check.

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Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached and all required fields are completed.

Please include the following documents BEFORE submitting your application:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Current resume
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references

Screening of applications will begin immediately and may continue until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

If you have application questions call or email:
MaryJo Pittman
Phone: 715-232-1097

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