ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR COMMUNITY-ENGAGED SCHOLARSHIP

Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted
Nov 24, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 229136-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: EDUC/GEN ADMIN/MORGRIDGE CTR
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Management/Supervisory



Position Summary:

Works with community partners, faculty, academic staff and students to develop community-based learning (CBL) courses, research, and projects.

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:

Masters degree in education or a related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of 5 years direct experience in the administration of a successful community-engaged scholarship program within a higher education setting.

Additional Information:

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

- Extensive knowledge of community-based learning (CBL) and community-based research (CBR) pedagogies, including emerging practices in campus-community engagement
- Knowledge of faculty perspectives on CES and landscape of faculty reward system at UW-Madison, including Tenure & Promotion and other ways to support faculty CES
- PhD or knowledge of dissertating process and graduate education
- Demonstrated capacity for program development, administration and evaluation
- Documented ability to work successfully with a broad range of constituencies (students, faculty, staff, and non-profit representatives) and experience developing long-term partnerships
- Excellent writing, communication and interpersonal skills
- Strong problem-solving abilities
- Highly organized; ability to multi-task
- Demonstrated experience working both independently and collaboratively
- Evidence of research and publishing credentials in the field of CBL/CBR
- Presenting experience in the field of CBL/CBR
- Understanding of history and power dynamics of community engagement and ability to span those boundaries
- Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

Department(s):

A170514-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/GEN ADMIN/MORGRIDGE CTR

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

A completed application package must include a resume, cover letter, and contact information for at least three professional references.

Contact:

Dean Ladwig
dean.ladwig@wisc.edu
608-890-3590
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:

SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

229136-AS

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: Nov 24 2020 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Dec 21 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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