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Job No. 143474

  • Job Title:
  • ASSISTANT DEAN FOR DIVERSITY, INCLUSION AND FUNDING
  • Employer:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Location:
  • Madison , WI
  • Posting Date:
  • 16-Oct-2020
  • Description:
  • POSITION SUMMARY:
    The University of Wisconsin-Madison Graduate School provides an instructional and research environment for approximately 9,000 graduate students in over 150 fields at the master's and doctoral levels, overseeing almost 200 programs, certificates, and minors stretching across virtually every school and college in the university. The Graduate School receives nearly 20,000 applications from all fifty states and 140 different countries of the world, and confers more than 750 Ph.D's and 1,800 master's degrees each year. The Graduate School works in concert with other campus units, faculty, and staff to provide guidance and resources that support over 800 postdoctoral researchers and scholars in their professional development. The Graduate School recognizes and values the diversity represented in the graduate student population in the broadest possible sense.

    The Assistant Dean for Diversity, Inclusion and Funding reports directly to the Associate Dean for Graduate Education and through them to the Dean of the Graduate School. The position provides leadership in implementing strategies to benefit the recruitment and retention of select populations, in advancing issues of access, equity, and inclusive excellence, as well as for strategic oversight of graduate student funding totaling over $21 million per year from federal, state, and private sources.

    POSITION DUTIES:
    List of Duties

    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

    DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
    Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.

    MINIMUM YEARS AND TYPE OF RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE:
    Required Qualifications:
    - Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a student-related field.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    - Experience in a student-related field focused on academic/student services in higher education.
    - Proven effectiveness in interaction with faculty, staff, students, and a broad range of administrative units.
    - Demonstrated ability to address needs of a diverse graduate student body; a strong understanding of issues regarding race, culture, and ethnicity; and a demonstrated commitment to inclusion efforts that also address gender, physical ability, sexual preference, language, religion, and national origin.
    - Ability to set goals, evaluate programs and processes, measure outcomes of effectiveness, and determine best practices.
    - Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.
    - Demonstrated writing ability.
    - Excellent computer skills, especially with relevance to data analysis and presentation.

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:
    A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.University sponsorship is not available for this position.
  •  Contact information:
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Madison, WI 53706
  • United States
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