Job no: 227442-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Summary:

The Teacher Education Center seeks an experienced professional with a background in human resources, recruitment, admissions, or a similar field to recruit, attract, and enroll students from all backgrounds to our teacher education programs. We are looking for a social and racial justice-oriented individual who is committed to working in and facilitating an equitable, inclusive, and diverse working and learning environment. This individual will contribute to our spirit of collaboration and to our goal to cultivate a diverse School of Education community.

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:

Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

3 or more years of experience in recruitment for students or professionals in a formal or informal education context.

Preferred Qualifications:

1. Demonstrated experience in the identification and recruitment of a diverse and exceptionally talented student and teacher population.
2. Demonstrated success in learning and/or conducting admissions-type processes and programs, with demonstrated ability to anticipate, embrace, and adapt to change.
3. Demonstrated success in providing outreach to a variety of audiences interested in becoming a teacher, including but not limited to current undergraduates and non-traditional prospective students.
4. Familiarity with education programs focused on providing services to historically marginalized, underserved or minoritized populations (e.g. TRIO and other education-related programs a plus, Teach for America, student support services, Talent Search, Upward Bound, McNair Scholars Program, advanced opportunity programs, summer and pre-college programs, first year and transfer-student programming, first-generation programming)
5. Proven success meeting deadlines and goals while managing multiple projects, taking thoughtful risks, accepting new and ongoing initiatives, and proposing solutions to gain desired outcomes.
6. Demonstrated experience communicating in person and virtually with various stakeholders including students, administrators, community partners, and leaders.
7. Demonstrated ability to work creatively and efficiently, both independently and as part of a team.
8. Excellent public speaking, interpersonal, comprehension, oral and written communication skills, and exceptional critical decision-making ability.
9. Exemplary work ethic, a strong sense of initiative, flexibility, discretion, sensitivity and excellent judgment.
10. Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access).
11. Ability to approach problems in an analytical and logical manner.

Additional Information:

Additional Qualifications:
1. Experience with a Customer Relationship Management system like Salesforce.
2. This position may require some travel and work on evenings and weekends.

Our commitment to equity

The University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education seeks to promote equity, diversity and inclusion by reducing barriers to access, increasing the demographic diversity of our faculty, staff and students, and encouraging scholarship, teaching and service that embraces and engages the full measure of the diversity of our society. The Teacher Education Center actively seeks out diversity and excellence in our workplace. We strive to provide a safe, welcoming, and inclusive atmosphere. We believe that diversity, equity, inclusion, and inclusive excellence, the four essential pillars of our approach to generating positive and lasting change, build upon our scholarship and the School's reputation as a leading educational institution.We encourage individuals from all backgrounds, and especially those from historically marginalized or minoritized groups, to consider being a part of our team.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply online by submitting cover letter highlighting relevant experience, current resume, and list of the professional references.


Francesca Rodriquez
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. )

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:

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).

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Applications Open: Oct 8 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 27 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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