ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR PRECOLLEGE AND OUTREACH PROGRAMS;DIVERSITY AFFAIRS OFFICE

Location
Madison, WI
Posted
Aug 18, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


JOB NO.: 91808-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: ENGR/ACAD AFFRS/DIVERSITY AFFR


Location: Madison

Categories: Engineering, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91808-AS

Working Title: Assistant Director for Precollege and Outreach Programs;Diversity Affairs Office

Official Title: SR STUDENT SERV COORD(T25BN) or STUDENT SERVICES CORD(T25DN)

Hiring Department: A190400-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ACAD AFFRS/DIVERSITY AFFR

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 29, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in education, counseling, science or engineering, higher education administration or social sciences. Master's degree in similar disciplines preferred.



Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required:
* Minimum three years relevant professional experience in a STEM educational or educational outreach setting.
* Demonstrated passion for and experience in working with diverse pre-college students.
* Understanding of STEM higher education and professions
* Passion for and ability to implement prototype and demonstration technology, and related curriculum, to promote student engagement and interest in engineering applications.
* Ability to relate positively to engineering faculty/instructors, undergraduates and prospective students.
* Demonstrated commitment to encouraging women and underrepresented groups to study and persist in engineering.
* Experience planning, implementing, and evaluating small and large scale events and programs.
* Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships with diverse constituents, such as students, parents, university partners, alumni, faculty, staff, foundation and corporate partners.
* A high degree of cultural sensitivity and awareness in workings with students from first generation, underrepresented, low income, transfer, and other underrepresented groups.
* Excellent presentation skills, and oral/written communication skills, and organizational skills and detail oriented.

Preferred, demonstrated experience with:
* hiring, training and managing temporary and support staff across a variety of experience and skill levels.
* managing and directing pre-college outreach programs, particularly in higher education or university setting.
* developing science and engineering engagement and academic curriculum to a variety of audiences, particularly high school and middle school students.
* social media and development of contemporary, engaging print/electronic communications



Position Summary:

The Diversity Affairs Office (DAO) in the College of Engineering (CoE) seeks an Assistant Director of Precollege and Outreach Programs. The mission of the DAO is to broaden participation in engineering, and specifically to recruit and retain underrepresented students in engineering. The office provides programs and services designed to enhance the cultural, educational and personal development of all students within the college. The DAO is seeking a professional who is committed to increasing the diversity of engineering through developing and executing recruitment programs for high-achieving pre-college students. For more information about the DAO and diversity initiatives in the College of Engineering, refer to www.diversity.engr.wisc.edu.



Contact:

Megan Thilmony
thilmony@wisc.edu
608-890-1403
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:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume.



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 17 2017 Central Daylight Time


Application Close: Sep 24 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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