Job no: 225317-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

The Assistant Vice Provost (AVP) will work closely with the Deputy Vice Chancellor/Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer to: 1) lead and manage the campus-wide educational efforts of the division including the Learning Communities for Institutional Change & Excellence (LCICE) 2) assist with coordinating the division's efforts supporting the Strategic Diversity Framework (, and 3) lead and manage divisional administrative units including the Office of Strategic Diversity Planning and Research, Employee Disability Resources and the Office of Affirmative Action and Planning. The AVP will also assist in providing strategic leadership and support for engaging internal and external constituents of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement (DDEEA) and occasionally be called upon to stand in for the VPCDO at meetings of shared governance bodies and in other public settings.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required. Terminal degree and/or J.D. preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least 7-10 years in higher education or another complex organization with experience in research, legal, management and/or program planning.
* Leadership experience in higher education or another complex organization in the area of diversity and inclusion * Leadership experience in assessment and research relative to diversity and inclusion *Leadership experience with Affirmative Action and/or Disability Services* Leadership experience in supervision and administrative services

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

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You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description.

As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references, at least one of which should be a current or former supervisor.


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The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding 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. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Aug 11 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 30 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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