SPECIAL ASSISTANT/SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR FOR FINANXCIAL AID AND STUDENT SUCCESS
Bob Jokisch Special Assistant to the Senior Vice President/Senior Policy Advisor for Financial Aid and Student Success University of Wisconsin System 1730 Van Hise Hall 1220 Linden Drive Madison, Wisconsin 53706 608-262-5450 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Assistant/Senior Policy Advisor for Finanxcial Aid and Student Success09/2002 to CurrentUniversity of Wisconsin System AdministrationMadison, WI
Manage annual operating budget of $6 million for Office of Academic and Student Affairs by working closely with Vice President and individual offices.
Recommend reallocations and budget cuts, produce financial reports, manage federal grants, handle fringe benefits and other technical issues, and work closely with financial administration in managing accounts.
Work closely with Budget Office on development of bbiennial budget requests in areas such as Developmental Education, College/Course Options, and Transfer.
Presented to the Board of Regents on Student Debt and Biennial Budget Requests for the Wisconsin Grant, and presented to Tuition-setting Policy Task Force on higher education affordability issues Chair monthly meetings of financial aid directors and coordinate systemwide work on numerous issues affecting student financial aid.
Chair Wisconsin Grant Formula Advisory Committee determining student awards and campus allocations.
Chair Committee that developed tuition policy for Course Options/College Courses in High School, and updated GAPP#36.
Brief President and System leadership on various issues, such as financial aid, dual enrollment, and common application.
Work closely with the State of Relations Directors at UW System Administration on numerous issues and have testified before legislative committees.
Work closely with the Federal Relations Director to respond to proposed federal legislation and issues.
Chair and/or organize other committees on Prior-Prior Year/Early FAFSA, Student Debt Statement, and Common Application.
Organize Growth Agenda Grant program with systemwide review committee of proposals, developing budgets, and allocating funds to UW institutions.
Staffed President's Advisory Committee on the Roles of UW System Administration Work with Legislative Audit Bureau staff on audits for financial aid.
Meet and work with Regents, Provosts, Research Administrators, Financial Aid, Chief Business Officers, faculty, academic staff, and university staff representatives, and various other groups.
Coordinate systemwide Developmental Education and College Readiness initiatives in collaboration with the Department of Public Instruction and UW System institutions Coordinate dual enrollment activities across the UW System with goals of increasing opportunities for students to take college-level courses in high school, increase the percentage of Wisconsin citizens with college degrees, and decrease time to degree.
Coordinate systemwide shared governance meetings of faculty and academic staff representatives from University of Wisconsin System institutions, addressing issues such as compensation, tenure, furloughs, recruitment and retention, academic policies, disciplinary procedures, role of shared governance, and impact of biennial budgets on UW institutions and faculty and staff.
Manage personnel activities in Office of Academic and Student Affairs in collaboration with units, including budget issues relating to hiring and use of funds.
Staff System leadership discussions of organizational plans to address systemwide budget cuts and reorganizational changes.
University of Wisconsin System Administration, September 2002 IT Planning (promoted from Policy and Planning Analyst in July, 2000) Managed $8.5 million operating budget for Office of Learning and Information technology.
Developed plans to best utilize these funds to serve systemwide needs.
Served as staff to IT Funding Working Group and Common Systems Review Group that developed allocations to UW System institutions for Common Systems.
Developed successful State budget requests for Curricular Redesign, Student Technology Workers, Networking Upgrades, and BadgerNet, while working with campus Chief Information Officers and Learning Technology Development staff.
Developed allocation recommendations to UW institutions.
Served on Steering Committee for Identification, Authentication, and Authorization information technology project.
Developed Information Technology Plans for University of Wisconsin System in coordination with campus and UW System Chief Information Officers.
Staffed the Executive Group for On-line Learning (EGOLL) that led to creation of new Board of Regents (UW Online) Policy.
Planner, promoted to Budget Planner on June, 1988, and to Senior Budget Planner on January, 1993) Developed successful State budget requests for Student Technology Fee, Lab/Classroom Modernization, General Computer Access, Undergraduate Education, and Supplies and Expenses Worked with campus budget offices in building auxiliary and overall budgets to insure compliance with Board of Regents and State guidelines, and consistency with allocations and UW System budget Developed recommendations and options to President and Cabinet for annual allocations to institutions Worked with campus and legislative staff to develop Fiscal Notes analyzing impact on UW System institutions of proposed legislation Developed report to Legislature analyzing tuition structures from per credit to various plateau models that led to change in plateau for UW System.
Developed systemwide study of auxiliary operations and comparison of campus policies on auxiliaries for Board of Regents.
Chaired committee that developed tuition and segregated fee policy for distance education.
Served as staff Instructional Technology/Distance Education Working Group of 21st Century Study by Board of Regents Reviewed Business Education plans and expenditure reports Directed Lab/Classroom Modernization and General Computer Access programs by building budgets, developing guidelines, reviewing institutional plans to insure proper expenditures, and reviewing year-end accounting reports Served as liaison with Capital Budget Office and worked closely with Capital Budget staff on lab, classroom, and technology issues.
09/1987Office of Budget Planning, UW System
Analyzed State Agency policies and procedures, financial reports and other data, formulated comprehensive studies of state programs, compiled statistical analyses, and developed recommendations for reports to Joint Legislative Audit Committee.
UW System Auxiliary Reserves.
06/1984Legislative AuditMadison, Wisconsin
M.A: Political ScienceMay 1986University of IllinoisPolitical Science
B.A: Political ScienceMay 1980Marquette UniversityPolitical Science