Center for Transformative Justice Program Coordinator

Employer
University of Wisconsin La Crosse
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Oct 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Affirmative Action & Equal Opportunity, Student Affairs, Minority & Multicultural Affairs, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


Posting Details

Recruitment Number

1133

Working Title

Center for Transformative Justice Program Coordinator

Position Type

Staff/Administrative

Appointment Percentage

100

Division/College

Diversity and Inclusion

Position Summary

Under the general supervision of the Director for the Center for Transformative Justice ( CTJ ), this position is primarily responsible for the coordination of campus wide transformative justice programming and serving as a liaison to campus partners. Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, cross-cultural trainings/presentations, hate/bias response, supervision of graduate assistants/interns, supervision of student office staff, and assistance with office assessment/evaluation. The CTJ Program Coordinator champions the office’s mission to facilitate, sustain and advance an academic community of equity, inclusion, and belonging.
This position has a target salary offer of $44,748. In addition, this position’s benefits equate to more than 40% of the salary.

Description of College / Department / Program / Division / Unit

The Center for Transformative Justice is entrusted to center historically marginalized communities, liberate the learner, and disrupt inequitable systems to advance intersectional social justice and equity in our collective spheres of influence.

Our values:
  • Embody cultural humility within and outside of ourselves.
  • Educate UWL campus and the greater community on contemporary equity and social justice issues.
  • Improve retention of historically marginalized communities at UWL .
  • Ensure accessible and supportive outlet for those impacted by hate and bias.
  • Foster critical feeling alongside critical thinking.
  • Promote understanding of power & positionally through social identity development.
  • Radically empower social justice activism through creative mediums.
Required Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, sociology, ethnic & racial studies, or related field.
· Minimum of one year experience of demonstrated ability to work with students from varying racial, ethnic, and social economic backgrounds with appropriate race/ethnicity-consciousness.
· Experience in developing and implementing campus wide programming on transformative justice topics.
· Understanding of equity, diversity, and inclusion and anti-racism issues that affect students.
· Experience training and supervising student staff.
· Demonstrated proficiency in oral and written communication skills.
· Excellent interpersonal skills.
· Strong computer proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
· Demonstrated ability to work independently and as a part of a team.

Preferred Qualifications

· Bilingual in English/Spanish, Hmong, or other languages.
· Master’s degree in education, student affairs and higher education, or related field.
· Experience working with financial aid programs.
· Proficiency with social media.
· Strong computer proficiency with Peoplesoft, D2L, and Canvas

Physical Demands

· Sedentary position, sitting and standing occasionally.
· May be required to lift up to 15-20 lbs on occasion.

Working conditions and environment

· Requires the ability for evening and weekend work with occasional overnight travel.
· Has a high level of social interaction. Work with students, faculty, and other administrators.
· Work near others, such as when sharing office space.
· Make decisions that greatly impact the reputation and finances of their institution.
· Generally, work a set schedule.

Miscellaneous Information

Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.
Highlights include:
• 22 days of vacation for 12-month positions (that are non-instructional)
• excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
• paid holidays and sick days.
• sick leave may be converted at retirement to pay for health insurance post-work at UWL .
• after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
• benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
Learn more at:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/fasl20.pdf
Benefit eligibility is determined at point of hire. This information is provided for illustrative purposes only. Benefits are also pro-rated based on the appointment percentage.

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The University of Wisconsin System and the University of Wisconsin–Madison are engaged in a redesign of job title and compensation structures. The Title and Total Compensation Project will result in relevant and market-informed titles to help us keep and grow our outstanding workforce. If you are the successful candidate, your title is subject to change in November 2021. For more information, visit:https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

Duties/Responsibilities

These are the job duties required for the position.

Responsibility Statement

Campus wide programming

Duties to Support Responsibility

With the director, co-facilitate CTJ programming plan in collaboration with campus partners focused on key climate issues (hate response, hostile environments, bullying, cross-cultural competency, inclusive language, allyhood, community building, etc).
  • Co-lead campus wide workshops on transformative justice issues and best practices for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Oversee and provide guiding structure for SEED (Students Educating and Embracing Diversity) initiatives and operations in coordination with campus partners such as the Office of Residential Life and the Student Recreation Center.
  • Directly recruit, coordinate, and advise CTJ student programming staff ( SEEDS )
  • Collaborate with campus partners on campus wide transformative justice initiatives such as Campus Thread and student performances.
  • Assist with CTJ programming assessment and evaluations.
Percentage Of Time

60

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Supervision of student office staff

Duties to Support Responsibility

Recruit and hire student office staff
· Facilitate one-on-one consultation and conduct performance evaluations.
· Monitor and analyze communication workflow and make recommendations to improve operations.
· Provide professional development opportunities.

Percentage Of Time

20

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Collaboration with diversity related committees, councils, and organizations

Duties to Support Responsibility

· Serve as the CTJ representative for D&I subdivision meetings.
· Advocate and communicate initiatives, proposals, and recommendations for institutional policy revisions,
· Foster communication and collaboration with members of other campus committees, councils, and organizations.

Percentage Of Time

10

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Hate/Bias Response Advocacy

Duties to Support Responsibility

With the director, analyze hate/bias reports and respond accordingly through campus workshops and training sessions.
· Collaborate with key stakeholders to mentor and assist impacted communities.
· Assist with End of Year reports for hate/bias response efforts.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Responsibility Statement

Additional duties and responsibilities and Miscellaneous

Duties to Support Responsibility

Provide support and maintain for CTJ website, social media, and marketing materials.
· Assist the director with End of Year reports
· Collaborate on CTJ budget.
· Other duties as assigned.

Percentage Of Time

5

Essential

Yes

Posting Detail Information

Special Instructions

Posting Date

10/26/2021

Close Date

Continuous Recruitment

Yes

Continuous Recruitment First Review Date

11/29/2021

Position Contact Name

Tara Nelson

Position Contact Email

tnelson@uwlax.edu
Required Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
  3. Reference Contact Information
Optional DocumentsSupplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a current valid driver's license OR have the ability to obtain a valid driver's license, meeting the criteria for driving a vehicle on University/State business?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of finalists must be revealed upon request. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).
    • I wish for my name to remain confidential until the university is no longer able to do so.
    • I waive my right to keep my name confidential through the application process.
  3. * Will you now or in the future require visa sponsorship for employment at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse? (UW-L and UW System institutions pay for some or all of the sponsorship costs. Some candidates may require an H1B or another form of employment sponsorship to work in the US. This question is asked so that if you are the successful candidate, Human Resources can work with your work unit to begin the process of obtaining this visa).
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship prior to employment.
    • Yes, I will require sponsorship for continued employment if hired.
    • No, I do not require sponsorship and am eligible to work in the US.
  4. * Please provide your most recent employer, supervisor name and contact information, including phone number and email address. (Pursuant to UW System Administrative Policy 1275, UW System requires reference checks related to sexual harassment and sexual violence to be conducted at a minimum with a final candidate’s most recent employer and with all previous UW System institution and State of Wisconsin agency employers from the past seven years. UW-L will notify you prior to contacting your supervisor).

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you currently employed by or have you been employed by a UW System institution or a State of Wisconsin agency during the last seven (7) years? Please answer yes or no. If yes, provide the institution or agency name, your supervisor and contact information, including phone number and email address.
    • Yes
    • No
  6. * After you retire from a Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS) employer, you may return to work with a WRS employer as a rehired annuitant, provided certain requirements are met. There are no restrictions on what type of position a rehired annuitant can hold. Under the WRS, there is no limit to how much you may earn as a rehired annuitant. (Learn more: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/life-events/empcha/ra/). Are you currently collecting an annuity from the Wisconsin Retirement System, (WRS)?
    • Yes
    • No
  7. * Are you an alum of the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse?
    • Yes
    • No
  8. * Were you ever found to have engaged in any sexual violence or sexual harassment in a previous work assignment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  9. * Are you currently under investigation or have ever left employment during an active investigation in which you were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment? (Required under UW System Administrative Policy 1275)
    • Yes
    • No
  10. * Are you legally eligible to work in the United States?
    • Yes
    • No
  11. * How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Chronicle of Higher Education Web Site
    • Discipline-Specific Publication/Web Site
    • HERC Web Site
    • HigherEdJobs.com Web Site
    • Job Center of Wisconsin Web Site
    • Minority Publication/Web Site
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Social Media (i.e. Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)
    • University of Wisconsin - La Crosse Web Site
    • La Crosse Tribune
    • Personal Referral
    • LinkedIn
    • Indeed
    • WinonaDailyNews.com, LaCrosseTribune.com, ChippewaHerald.com, Journaltimes.com, Kenoshanews.com, Madison.com
    • Department of Workforce Development (WISC)
    • Other


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