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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
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Oct 14, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Curriculum & Instruction, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Faculty Affairs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
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Full Time
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Job no: 243389-LI
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic and Student Experience Services

Job Summary:

The Division for Teaching and Learning at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire an experienced higher education professional with broad knowledge of academic affairs, teaching, learning, advising and career services to serve as Assistant Vice Provost (AVP) and Chief of Staff for Teaching and Learning. The AVP will serve as a senior adviser to the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL); help shape priorities and strategies on key teaching and learning issues; facilitate relationships between the VPTL, colleagues in the division and various campus stakeholders (e.g., deans, associate deans, department chairs, administrative colleagues); manage and contribute to the VPTL?s participation in leadership of important campus committees and advisory groups and at times represent the VPTL with those committees and groups; and play a lead role in the continued development and management of the Division for Teaching and Learning in support of its mission of supporting inclusive, impactful learning experiences for all UW-Madison students.

This position reports to the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning who leads the Division for Teaching and Learning.

The Division for Teaching and Learning (DTL) includes four departments: Office of Undergraduate Advising (OUA), the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Mentoring (CTLM), the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement (WISCIENCE), and the Student Learning Assessment (SLA) office.

The Division for Teaching and Learning seeks an individual who demonstrates the ability to:
- Foster and promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- Work effectively with a diverse community of students and colleagues.
- Share complex information in a clear, concise, and organized manner in both verbal and written forms.
- Connect well with others (students, families, faculty, and staff).
- Work effectively and collaboratively as a member of a team.

About the Job:

Assistant Vice Provost (Inst) (AE011)

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


Master's Degree
Open to all degree specializations.


Preferred Qualifications:
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion and ability to work with diverse community members.
- Knowledge and experience of academic affairs and the evolving landscape of teaching and learning in a large public university and of the range of issues in teaching and learning administration and support in a decentralized environment.
- Familiarity with the teaching and learning landscape on the UW-Madison campus.
- Ability to develop, integrate and lead initiatives across the teaching and learning domains, with demonstrated success in working collaboratively with colleagues in central units as well as in schools and colleges.
- Ability to think and act strategically, analyze and interpret complex situations and solve multifaceted problems diplomatically.
- Demonstrated understanding of and commitment to shared governance.
- Excellent writing and oral communication skills, including group facilitation and strong interpersonal communication.
- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team.
- Supervisory experience, including supervision of professional and administrative staff and teams.
- Ability to manage, prioritize and advance multiple projects and responsibilities simultaneously.

Additional Information:

- The Division for Teaching and Learning (DTL) strives to create a healthy, welcoming, and inclusive space for all, and encourages applications from members of underrepresented communities and from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.
- 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 the appointment.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. Applicants will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience. PDF documents preferred but not required. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications


Jessica Belcher
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Official Title:

Assistant Vice Provost (Inst)(AE011)

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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:

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: Oct 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 12 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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