Job no: 227352 - AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

Working in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (UWSMPH) Student Services Office and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, the Diversity, Equity & Inclusivity Student Services Coordinator will promote recruitment, retention, promotion, career development, enrichment and global success of Black and other Under-represented in Medicine (URM) professional degree learners. URM students face unique challenges in pursuing and completing training in health professions degree programs. The Enrichment Counselor will work closely with students through all 4 years of the MD curriculum to support them through individual and group advising as well as program development and implementation.

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:

A Master's degree or higher required in higher education, educational administration, psychology, social work, counseling, public health or other related discipline.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Three or more years of post-degree experience working in a university, academic, college, or other higher education setting in areas involving programmatic development, program management, student services, advising and counseling, admissions, or recruitment. The ideal applicant will have experience developing and delivering multicultural programs and underrepresented learner enrichment and support activities The ideal applicant will be uniquely qualified to support Black and other Underrepresented in Medicine (URM) professional degree learners based on direct, first-hand experience with educational challenges and barriers faced by URM learners. The preferred applicant will have experience advising and counseling students. It is preferred that applicant have experience working directly with medical students. In addition, experience dealing with issues affecting minority populations in an academic setting and/or health care setting are required. Finally, the successful candidate will possess excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Additional Information:

Other requirements:
-Available and accessible on- and off-site to best meet the needs of learners, staff, and faculty including limited early evening or weekend hours
-Travel to clinical education sites within the state of Wisconsin as requested on occasion to meet with students who are engaged in educational programs at health systems outside of Madison.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants will be required to submit a cover letter and resume for consideration. The cover letter should highlight the applicant's experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


Beth Miller
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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: Oct 6 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 2 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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