Job no: 238275-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
EDUC/GEN ADMIN/MORGRIDGE CTR
Management/Supervisory, Academic Advising,
Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination,
Office & Administrative Support, Extension, Outreach, Public
The role of the Assistant Director of Civic Engagement and
Communications is to oversee co-curricular programming, support
student development, preparation and engagement. Creatively work to
find ways to better respond to community priorities, and engagement
on campus. The Assistant Director supervises two professional staff
members, and an AmeriCorps member, directly advises 6 student staff
members, manages a $250,000 project budget, and conducts regular
assessments of all activities. In addition the Assistant Director
of Civic Engagement is also responsible for overseeing the Center's
communication and marketing plan.
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
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
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Required: Bachelors Degree in Community and Non-profit Leadership,
Social Work, Education Policy, Social Sciences, Political Science,
or related Field.
Preferred: Masters degree in Student Personnel, Student Affairs,
Higher Education, Nonprofit Leadership or related field.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in a higher
Preferred Skills and Experience:
- Demonstrated commitment to and valuing of diversity, equity, and
- Commitment to using a social justice approach to community
- Experience supervising professional staff and/or student staff
- Experience working in or with the non-profit sector.
- Experience managing a budget.
- Excellent oral and written communication, presentation,
facilitation, and interpersonal skills.
- Experience advising student leaders and/or student organizations,
and managing volunteers.
- Experience developing, managing and evaluating programs, in
addition to large scale events.
- Experience building and implementing communications and marketing
- Exceptional organization skills and ability to manage multiple
- Knowledge and experience using student development theory,
supporting student leadership and student organizational
- Knowledge and experience using community-based learning/research,
experiential learning, and co-curricular community engagement
models and theories.
- Documented ability to work successfully with a broad range of
constituencies (students, faculty, staff, and community partner
representatives) and experience developing long-term
- Experience using online databases and maintaining websites.
- Experience with strategic planning and program evaluation.
- Understanding of voting laws and voter engagement
- Knowledge of/familiarity with local nonprofit communities.
- Knowledge of/familiarity with historical and current issues of
social justice and equity in Dane County and Wisconsin.
- Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from a
variety of identities, cultures, backgrounds and ideologies as well
as personal and social orientations in a compassionate, culturally
A170514-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/GEN ADMIN/MORGRIDGE CTR
Full Time: 100%
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite,
at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed
remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$45,643 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Apply at www.jobs.wisc.edu by uploading a cover letter, resume, and
a list of professional references.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE
SR STUDENT SERV COORD(T25BN) or STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN)
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
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
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
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