Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 09, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227120-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

Management, innovation, and growth of all aspects of the following programs: Education Graduate Research Scholars (Ed-GRS), College Access Program (CAP), Graduate Assistant Orientation, and the Summer Education Research Program (SERP). This includes being responsible for: supervision, training and evaluation of staff; program development, fiscal management and development of program budgets; maintenance of a longitudinal database of students served; maintenance of appropriate records of participants? activities and eligibility; coordinating college and pre-college engagement activities; oversight of preparation and submission of campus, state, and federal annual program reports where appropriate. This position requires extensive contact with the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus and community, students, and in some cases, parents. The position entails fostering and developing relationships with personnel across the School of Education, campus and Madison community including: admissions, student affairs, academic advising, campus organizations; principals, counselors, teachers, and other K-12 personnel; professional organizations, community-based groups, student groups, and agencies interested in promoting the concept of equitable educational opportunity.

This position reports to the Associate Dean for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion within the School of Education. The individual who fills this position must have a demonstrated commitment to racial and social justice.

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Five years' experience leading, developing and facilitating engagement, enhancement and/or opportunity programs for first generation, diverse and economically disadvantaged students preferred.

Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication and organizational skills required.

Experience with writing, securing, and/or facilitating federal, state, and/or private grants desired.

Demonstrated competency in budget management.

Life experiences similar to students to be served, research skills, and understanding of university structure highly desirable.

Excellent judgment and decisiveness, high integrity, enthusiasm, diplomacy, and tact.

A collaborative leader who engages and empowers an organized team of event planning and programming professionals, fostering a strong, cohesive team environment.

Strong record of accomplishment of collaboration and implementation of new programs and new programmatic strategies, with robust outcomes (in quality, academic outcomes, growth, and revenue).

Experience handling, prioritizing and executing multiple projects accurately with high-quality results while maintaining a high levels of customer service, professionalism, and team morale in a fast-paced environment with rapidly changing priorities.

Familiarity with the following TRIO and other higher education programs: Student Support Services, Talent Search, Upward Bound, Upward Bound Math Science, McNair Scholars Program, Advanced Opportunity Programs, Summer and Pre-College programs, First Year and Transfer-Student programming, International Student Affairs and Study Abroad, Admissions and Financial Aid, and/or Access- and First-Generation Programming



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $84,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

A complete application package should include a resume, a detailed letter of interest, and the names and contact information for three professional references. Letter of interest should be addressed to Dr. LaVar Charleston, Associate Dean in the Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion


Gautam Jayanthi
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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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: Sep 9 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 15 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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