Job no: 234981-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Instructional, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin School of Business is excited to recruit for a newly created position that will serve as Director of our new Multicultural Center opening in Fall 2021 supporting and welcoming historically underrepresented students. By celebrating diversity, facilitating cross collaboration and dialogue, and fostering a sense of belonging in the Wisconsin School of Business (WSB) the center builds an inclusive community where all students can thrive. The center director works with the WSB Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and the Assistant Dean for Undergraduate Programs to make this vision a reality. This is a unique opportunity to work directly with talented business underrepresented students to increase success, satisfaction, support and retention. Be part of a growing school and talented team committed to fostering diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Develops, evaluates and implements multicultural programs and recruitment efforts in order to support underrepresented students' success and enrollment. Develops internal and external partnerships in support of program awareness and providing student interventions, as needed.

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 - Required
Master's Degree - Preferred Minimum

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
3 years in working in or related roles such as multicultural, diversity or equity and/or higher education or community agencies supporting underrepresented individuals or student services/student programming.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Strong understanding/expertise in working with issues faced by underrepresented students
- Experience working with diverse, underrepresented and/or underserved communities and/or organizations
- Knowledge of equity and diversity issues and emerging trends and best practices
- Experience planning events, workshops, and trainings
- Excellent written and oral communication
- Excellent organizational skills
- Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with students, faculty, and staff
- Experience collaborating with multiple departments within an institution

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Wisconsin School of Business and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. Our school is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its staff and faculty members through school-wide forums and professional development opportunities.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please complete the online application and attach a cover letter addressing your qualifications and experiences specifically relating to the responsibilities of this position as described along with a comprehensive resume.

Our search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. We will notify all applicants once the search is completed and we have selected a top candidate. As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.


Azza Keuntjes
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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.

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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: May 24 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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