$93,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Police Department (UWPD) is
committed to attracting, retaining, and rewarding a highly
qualified and diverse workforce by supporting competitive and
equitable compensation practices through a job framework, salary
structure and clear and flexible salary administrative
Previous experience may be considered for pay above the minimum
The Executive Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI)
is a position within the UW- Madison Police Department (UWPD)
primarily responsible for providing leadership in the design,
implementation, assessment, and continuous improvement of a
comprehensive strategy designed to promote a diverse and inclusive
organizational culture. These efforts will support the mission,
values, 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 DEI.
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
Leads the development and implementation of proactive diversity,
equity, and inclusion initiatives in support of the division's
strategic plan to create a learning and working environment where
all have an opportunity to succeed.
- 20% Serves as a liaison between the division and enforcement
agencies and represents the division to the external community,
organizations, and agencies
- 30% Directs strategic planning initiatives and establishes
divisional objectives to ensure appropriate allocation of
- 10% Partners with institutional leaders, faculty, students,
staff, and internal and external constituency groups to ensure
programming supports the division's values and strategic goals and
assesses and monitors program effectiveness
- 5% Develops and audits the unit budget, monitors financial
activities for grant funding
- 15% Develops operating policies and procedures to comply with
regulations, institutional policies, and diversity objectives
- 5% Required to work special events or assignments as designated
by the Department.
- 5% Advises and consults with staff in the implementation of
recruitment and retention acquisition strategies.
- 10% Leads the Department in implementing strategic initiative
including the creation of a culture for DEI.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- Develop and maintain web content related to DEI.
- Develop and maintain comprehensive strategic plans that are
informed by key performance indicators and input/direction from
- Consult with recruiting staff members to maximize departmental
resources throughout the entire recruitment process in an effort to
attract, hire, and retain diverse and qualified staff.
- Lead Department DEI initiatives and committees.
- Represent the Department on relevant campus committees, as
determined by the Chief of Police/Associate Vice Chancellor and
- Collaborate with stakeholders to assess the need for, and
recommend, training initiatives and topics designed to increase
awareness and support of equity and inclusion values, and
maintaining compliance with applicable laws and accreditation.
- Prepare reports on the department.s DEI efforts, strategies,
and implementation efforts; relevant objective metrics; and other
documentation needed in the execution of the department's overall
diversity and inclusion strategy.
- Coordinate with campus diversity officers, equity and diversity
partners and other relevant partners and campus stakeholders.
- Collaborates with the Executive Director of Communications to
develop and plan events which help to develop a welcoming and
inclusive culture surrounding UWPD and its community.
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
A Master's degree in Social Justice, Post-Secondary Education,
Sociology, Social Anthropology, Human Resource Management,
Psychology, Counseling, Organizational Development or a related
field is preferred.
*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.
*Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all constituents
of the institution and with diverse groups/populations.
*Preferred experience working with all levels of an organization
including leadership and executive level positions in making
critical decisions and ability to maintain confidential
*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 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.
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety
protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain
subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
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
How to Apply:
To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You
will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter.
For maximum consideration, please explain your qualifications,
knowledge, skills, and ability in your cover letter or resume as
well as address the following two writing prompts in your cover
letter. The response for each prompt shall be no more than two
pages (12 point font, single-spaced paragraphs).
*In what ways do diversity, equity, and inclusion promote stronger
relationships between police and community and how will you work in
the department and the community to cultivate these
*Who are the stakeholders you believe are important to building a
strong community relationship and what strategies would you employ
to communicate and leverage these connections to address a
controversial emergency/crisis situation involving police?
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further
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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
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
Applications Open: Sep 6 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 2 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time