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Economic Advising Student Outreach Assistant

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job No: 502943
Division/Organization: College of Letters & Science
Job Type: UW Student Jobs
Remote Eligbility: Not Remote
Salary/Wage Range or Lump Sum: $14.00
Job Categories: Interpersonal Communication, Digital Technology, Teamwork/Collaboration, Professionalism/Work Ethic, Education and Training, Department and Office Assistants, Honoring Context and Culture, Higher Education-Student Affairs


Department Overview:

The Department of Economics, a large department with 1,100 undergraduate majors, 200+ MS students, and 130+ PhD students, is housed within the College of Letters and Science. This position would work with the Undergraduate Academic Advising Office, primarily helping with administrative functions to serve exploring and declared undergraduate students. 

Anticipated Start Date:

August 29th, 2022

Anticipated End Date (If Applicable):

May 12th, 2022

Remote Work Eligibility Detail:

This position is designed to be in-person.

Anticipated Hours Per Week:

10-12 hours/week


You must be available to work in-person every Monday-Wednesday from 5:30-7 p.m. with some exceptions for personal timing conflicts (vacations or exams). An ideal candidate will also be available in-person on Wednesdays from 10-12 and/or 1- 4 CST.

Salary/Wage Range/Lump Sum:


Number of Positions:



  • Must be a declared economics major in your 3rd or 4th year on campus (for the 2022-23 academic year) and available to work in person for the duration of the Fall2022-Spring2023 academic year (winter/spring break are negotiable)
  • Must be in good academic standing

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Must have a professional demeanor and excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must be a self-starter with a strong attention to detail and an enthusiasm for helping other econ students and staff

Position Summary/Job Duties:

  • Oversee weekly Undergraduate Study Group meetings in the Social Sciences Building
  • Collaborate with economics academic and career offices on the planning and promotion of workshops, panel presentations and organizing special programs, including digital and physical marketing.
  • Responsible for regular maintenance and updates on Social Sciences UGRD wall information boards
  • Create folders and assist as needed in preparing for major declaration sessions, Economics Unveiled
  • Help to edit/assist (as needed) the bi-weekly economics academic office student newsletter
  • Assist economics advisors with administrative duties (in Excel, google drive) and shared economics email
  • Assist in semesterly textbook distribution/allocation to correct TAs and Professors
  • As class schedule allows, serve as back-up Academic Advising Office reception.
  • Event planning assistance for large-scale Economics UGRD Office hosted events (graduation & scholarship ceremony). Including but not limited to: stuffing folders, printing documents, making signage, updating programs
  • Other duties as assigned

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Physical Demands:


Institutional Statements:

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

UW-Madison is an Equal Employment, Equal Access Employer committed to increasing the diversity of our workforce.

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background-people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit:

Accommodation Statement:

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:


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