Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Mar 17, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 232050-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Human Resources, Payroll, Public Safety, Law Enforcement/Compliance

Position Summary:

The Director of Recruitment, Diversity, and Inclusion is a position within the UW-Madison Police Department that is primarily responsible for providing leadership in the design, implementation, assessment and continuous improvement of a comprehensive strategy designed to maximize measurable outcomes related to departmental hiring processes, programs, services, and staffing to promote a diverse and inclusive organizational culture. These efforts will support the mission/vision, needs, and strategic plan of the department, and ensure the UWPD is positively contributing to the realization of UW-Madison's strategic framework with respect to diversity and inclusion.

UW-Madison Police Department employees will support the Department's vision and mission by operating in a fair, unbiased manner which respects the rights and dignity of all individuals. As a Department employee, your everyday actions will be guided by the Department's values of Honor, Integrity, Guardianship, Health, Empathy and Respect (Reaching HIGHER) and be grounded in the highest ethical and professional standards. UW-Madison Police Department employees are expected to take an active role in creating and maintaining a positive, welcoming and inclusive work environment. Employees will assist or take part in the Department's recruiting, hiring and diversity efforts and the onboarding of new employees in the work unit. Employees will strive for excellence in fulfilling the Department's mission and vision statements, values and goals.

Position Duties:

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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 required. Master's degree in Social Justice, Post-Secondary Education, Sociology, Social Anthropology, Human Resource Management, Psychology, Counseling, Organizational Development or a related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Minimum of 3 years in a professional setting with experience advancing diversity, equity, inclusion and community building in a complex organization or relevant experience in a role directly related to equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts.
- Minimum of 2 years in a professional setting with experience in Human Resources management, recruitment, managing hiring process in a complex organization or related field.
- Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience required.
- Must have experience working with all levels of an organization including leadership and executive level positions in making critical decisions and ability to maintain confidential information.
- Experience required demonstrating commitment to the values of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the workplace and have established strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills required, including the ability to relate complex information in an understandable fashion to a variety of people with different levels of knowledge on the topic.
- Candidates should have general knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office Suite, utilizing social media and website platforms with the ability to learn Department or University specific software programs.
- Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all constituents of the institution and with diverse groups/populations.
- Demonstrated knowledge, skills, awareness of and commitment to contemporary issues of inclusion, social justice, diversity, access, and equity, including the current research and pedagogical approaches that inform and address these issues.
- Experience working directly with Law Enforcement or similar organizations highly beneficial.

License or Certificate:

Diversity training certification from an accredited institution or organization preferred.

Additional Information:

Persons in this position must pass the initial application screening, all steps of the hiring process, an extensive background investigation, drug screen, psychological examination prior to beginning employment. Persons in this position must possess a valid Wisconsin Driver's License within 6 months of hire.

In general, the hours will be during business hours Monday-Friday and they will need to meet the needs of the university. This position requires the employee to work in-person and telecommuting is not available. Occasional work beyond or outside hours agreed upon may be required during critical time periods. The final schedule worked will be discussed and agreed upon with the Captain of Support Services.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $85,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Application Procedure:
To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.

For maximum consideration cover letter and resume should highlight in detail experience and skills showing leadership in the design, implementation, assessment and continuous improvement of a comprehensive strategy designed to maximize measurable outcomes related to departmental hiring processes, programs (internal and external to the organization), services, and staffing to promote a diverse and inclusive organizational culture.


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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: 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. 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: Mar 17 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time