Job no: 240424-LI
Onsite, Staff-Full Time
L&S/ADM-STU ACAD AFF/STU AF-GN
Management/Supervisory, Academic Advising,
Student Services/Support, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
The Center for Academic Excellence (CAE) in the College or Letters
& Science (https://cae.ls.wisc.edu/) provides an enriching,
inclusive community and engaging academic support for ~400 students
admitted to the CAE program, as well as additional opt-in students.
CAE's focus is on supporting students who have been historically
underrepresented in higher education, including Black, LatinX,
Native Nations, Southeast-Asian, first-generation and low-income
CAE engages students through proactive academic advising, peer
tutoring programs, social/wellness events, mentoring and access to
High Impact Practice Programs, starting with the Summer Collegiate
Experience (SCE) ( https://cae.ls.wisc.edu/summer-collegiate-experience/
). CAE collaborates closely with L&S SuccessWorks career
services through on-site services, internships, career communities
and graduate school preparation. CAE also collaborates closely with
department staff to provide on-site Academic Deans' Services.
The College of Letters & Science is prioritizing fundraising to
support: increased CAE student scholarships, with the goal of
meeting all unmet student need; expanding the capacity of CAE by
growing participation in programs and services while preserving
quality; growing the STEM Runway program to increase representation
in L&S STEM majors. This position will play a critical role in
developing and supporting CAE programs as well as contributing to
College fundraising and stewardship efforts.
The Assistant Dean & Director leads the CAE team, services and
programming through day-to-day supervision and management while
advocating for first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented
students and equitable processes and systems. This position is
supervised by the Associate Dean of Student Academic Affairs (SAA),
the College-wide department that houses CAE. SAA enhances the
Wisconsin Experience of L&S students by providing services and
programs designed to support academic success including academic
advising, High Impact Practice Programs, scholarships, curricular
information and curricular policy problem-resolution. L&S is
the largest college at UW-Madison, promoting liberal arts education
and serving around half of UW-Madison undergraduates.
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:
Masters degree required.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Minimum of 5 years experience in higher education administration
with progressively greater responsibilities required. Significant
experience with student program development and implementation,
developing effective multifunctional teams, and effective
supervision and management is required. Must have a developed
understanding of the experience and needs of first-generation,
low-income, and underrepresented students and the ability to
effectively advocate for systemic equity.
A well-qualified applicant will have a strong understanding of
academic advising, High Impact Practice Programs and must have
strong interpersonal and relationship-building skills, a high
standard of professionalism and strong work ethic, and effective
A480300-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ADM-STU ACAD AFF/STU
Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a
designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
$81,180 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter,
resume and contact information for at least three professional
references, including your current supervisor. References will not
be contacted without advance notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they
pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work
experience listed above.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
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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,
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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).
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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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