Job no: 227115-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Other

Position Summary:

The Office of Strategic Consulting partners with the campus community to enhance organizational effectiveness. Our team works with administrative and academic units to support organizational change and promote leadership capacity.

We currently have 10 consultants, collectively working across four core service areas: strategic planning, process improvement, organizational design, and enhancing culture and climate. We are seeking one full time consultant; a successful applicant will have expertise in strategy development and implementation in the core service areas.

Consultants will report to the Associate Director of the Office of Strategic Consulting.

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:

Required: A bachelor's degree in a field related to organizational effectiveness or a bachelor's degree in another field will be considered, if accompanied by practical experience in organizational effectiveness.

Master's degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- 7 years of experience in the field(s) of organizational effectiveness or related fields.
- 5 years of experience working as an internal or external consultant.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in strategy development as a consultant, working with clients to achieve results.
- Demonstrated knowledge and experience in consulting including developing effective scope and budget for consulting engagements, and managing the consultant/client relationship.

Experience in a nonprofit, mission-driven environment and a master's degree are preferred.

Skills and Talents
- Strong verbal and written communication skills.
- Ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with a variety of organizational stakeholders.
- Self-directed; ability to work autonomously and as a member of a team.
- Provides high quality consulting services.
- Ability to develop and deliver presentations to groups.
- Ability to facilitate meetings of various types and with various audiences, including executives.
- Ability to bring an equity lens to all consulting engagements across campus.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $76,985 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the button (, search for 227115). Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience, and three professional references. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.


Karen Aune
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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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.

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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).

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Applications Open: Sep 21 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 23 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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