Madison, WI
Jun 10, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91093-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91093-AS

Working Title: Social Justice Education Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 10, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's Degree required, Master's preferred. Acceptable degree areas: higher education, social justice education, student affairs or closely related areas.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

1. A minimum of two years of direct work within diverse people of color and/or college student communities, and a demonstrated knowledge of and commitment to Social Justice.
2. Experience developing workshop curriculum and facilitating workshops. This type of experience may be established by a combination of professional, para-professional or other substantively related practical experience.

Basic Skills Required
1. Ability to facilitate educational/skill building workshops
2. Understanding of the relevance of racial/ethnic identity, social justice theories, and student development theories
3. 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 competent manner
4. Editing and proofreading
5. Planning, coordination, and evaluation skills
6. Managing multiple concurrent projects
7. Ability to work independently and as part of a team in a complex environment
8. Leading and supervising a team
9. Has an understanding of the complexities of being both a University employee and a change agent who appropriately challenges the structures, processes, policies and culture of the University so as to bring about meaningful change to promote social justice and equity (for all students).

Preferred Skills and Experience:
1. Organizational and/or leadership development
2. Supervision of undergraduate or graduate students
3. Co-curricular educational programming
4. Community and/or student organizing

Position Summary:

This position is responsible for creating and leading social justice workshops and providing leadership in social justice education.

Additional Information:

The mission of the Division of Student Life is to cultivate, advance, and interconnect the academic, professional, personal, and social development of students and to champion a respectful, globally aware and diverse university community.

We actively advance social justice through our work and purposefully strive to offer an affirming environment for all. We are committed to creating working, learning, and living environments in which everyone has the opportunity to develop their potential and contribute fully to the university community.

The Division of Student Life promotes excellence by seeking diverse talent to join us in this important work. We invite all qualified individuals to apply.

The university, the division and all departments are equal opportunity/affirmative action employers.


Diane Steele
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Applications must be received through UW-Madison's online application system by the deadline date to ensure consideration. Applicants should submit a current resume and a cover letter that addresses how their experiences and skills match the qualifications and responsibilities of this position. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of professional references.

PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks out all applicants at 11:55 PM Central Standard Time on the application deadline date. Online submissions must be COMPLETED by 11:55 PM Central Standard Time on the deadline date.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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.

Advertised: 09 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 29 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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