ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MULTICULTURAL STUDENT CENTER
JOB NO.: 91664-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91664-AS
Working Title: ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, MULTICULTURAL STUDENT CENTER
Official Title: SR STUDENT SERV COORD(T25BN)
Hiring Department: A042540-DEAN OF STUDENTS/ADMINISTRATION/MSC-ADMIN
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 01, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred. Acceptable degree areas; social justice education, student affairs, higher education or closely related areas.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Master's degree and 5 years professional experience or Bachelor's degree and 7 years of professional experience.
1. Acceptable degree areas: social justice education, student affairs, higher education or closely related areas
2. Demonstrated knowledge of and skill working at the intersection of Racial Justice and other Social Justice issues (e.g. Environment, Economy, Sexual Assault/Domestic Violence, LGBTQ Equality, Disability Rights, Criminalization & Incarceration, Gender Justice, etc).
3. Acceptable professional experience areas: development and facilitation of programming initiatives; knowledge of and training in social justice education (movement history, theories, models, programming). Professional experience in student services at a large university preferred.
a. Ability to work effectively with individuals and groups from a variety of identities
b. Strong coordination and evaluation skills
c. Capacity to make difficult decisions quickly and flexibility to handle multiple tasks
d. Strong communication skills (written, oral, and electronic)
Other desired qualifications
1. Program and/or workshop facilitation skills
2. Evaluation, assessment and strategic planning knowledge and skills
3. Strong theoretical and practical understanding of cultural, identity, student, and organizational development theories
The Associate Director of the MSC works closely with the Assistant Dean/ Director of the MSC to enact the organization's social justice-centered operational and strategic vision and priorities. The position supervises several professional staff and works to ensure that the internal operations of the MSC are organized, run smoothly, and center the needs of students. This opportunity will afford a person to employ skills that balance careful administrative work and dynamic social justice work.
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.
The primary mission of the Multicultural Student Center is to collaboratively strengthen and sustain an inclusive campus where all students, particularly students of color and other historically underserved students, can realize an authentic Wisconsin Experience.
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.
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.
PLEASE NOTE: The online application system locks out all applicants at 11:55 PM on the application deadline date. Online submissions must be COMPLETED by 11:55 PM 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.
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Advertised: Aug 7 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 5 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time