Website University of Wisconsin
WORK TYPE:ONSITE, STAFF-FULL TIME
DEPARTMENT:G SERV\PEOPLE MADISON
CATEGORIES:ACADEMIC AND STUDENT EXPERIENCE SERVICES
|JOB SUMMARY:||Position Summary:
The Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) is a premier college readiness program sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The PEOPLE Program is seeking an individual to fulfill the role of Director. The Director will lead the strategic vision and will oversee all aspects of program implementation for college readiness and college success initiatives offered by the program. Responsibilities of this role include providing direct program oversight, budget management, personnel supervision, policy development and compliance, and actively nurturing partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. The Director of PEOPLE supervises and collaborates with a team of leaders who support the educational aspirations of first generation, low income, and underrepresented students with the goal of college attainment and degree completion.
This position reports to the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Engagement and Scholarship Programs.
Overall Program Oversight and Strategic Direction
Budget Oversight and Management
Personnel Management and Supervision
Policy Development and Oversight
Partnership Development and Fundraising
Supporting Organizational Excellence
|RESPONSIBILITIES:||Develops and directs the implementation of strategic student outreach, academic support, and engagement initiatives to support student access and success, promote diversity and equity, and foster a supportive, inclusive environment. Oversees staff and the unit budget.
|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
Higher education, student services, youth development or related field
– Minimum of five years experience in leading, developing and/or facilitating engagement, retention, and/or academic support programs for diverse populations in higher education, public K-12 education, and/or the government or non-profit sectors.
– Demonstrated experiences leading academic support programs and services serving underrepresented ethnic/minority and socially/economically disadvantaged undergraduates.
– Proficiency in planning and implementing overall leadership, vision, and cohesiveness for an organization.
– Demonstrated competency in budget management.
– Supervisory experience (preferably with large staffing) and familiarity with mentoring practices to create a healthy work environment to achieve strategic priorities.
– Experience working within a diverse community and demonstrated ability to promote an understanding and respect of cultural and human diversity and abilities.
– Demonstrated ability to create and maintain relationships with program stakeholders.
– General knowledge of quantitative and qualitative measures for program evaluation.
– Manage a workload in a fast-paced, high traffic area and the ability to multitask.
– General knowledge of academic disciplines, programs, and resources.
– Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communication skills.
– Excellent problem-solving, interpersonal and organizational skills.
|COVID-19 CONSIDERATIONS:||UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.|
|WORK TYPE:||Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
|APPOINTMENT TYPE, DURATION:||Ongoing/Renewable|
|SALARY:||Minimum $84,800 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
|ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:||About the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement (DDEEA):
Under the direction of the DVCDI/VPCDO, the Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA) supports the mission of the University of Wisconsin-Madison as it works to create a diverse, inclusive, and excellent learning and work environment for all students, faculty, staff, alumni, and partners at the university. The DDEEA’s priorities are to increase access for underrepresented minorities in STEM; eliminate the achievement gap between majority and underrepresented students; recruit and retain a more diverse faculty and staff; prepare all of our students, staff, and faculty to thrive personally and professionally in a world that is diverse, global and interconnected; and enhance the campus climate for inclusion to ensure every constituent knows they belong. The DDEEA is comprised of administration, education, scholarship, and service programs whose work overlaps with the core values of community, inclusion, organizational excellence, transparency, accountability, and social justice. The DDEEA uses collaboration, leadership and seeding of new initiatives, consultative advice, and the coordination of numerous institutional efforts to support campus, Wisconsin, and the world.
About the Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE):
The Precollege Enrichment Opportunity Program for Learning Excellence (PEOPLE) prepares Wisconsin students to succeed in college with an emphasis on enrollment at UW Madison. The program recruits students in 8th grade and provides a support infrastructure dedicated to achieving the goals of college attainment and degree completion. PEOPLE consists of two programs: one specific to precollege students and one specific to college scholars at UW-Madison. PEOPLE differs from other pre-college programs by working with students, families, teachers and counselors to provide the sustained individual attention critical for being academically, psychologically and culturally prepared to succeed at the college academic level. Students who enroll at UW-Madison may be eligible for a four-year tuition scholarship. PEOPLE currently serves over 1,100 students across the educational pipeline (middle school to college) in the state of Wisconsin.
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.
|HOW TO APPLY:||To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button.
In your application materials, please include a resume, cover letter. Please also address the following items in the cover letter:
– Your direct experience working with underrepresented ethnic/minority and socially/economically disadvantaged students.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.
|OFFICIAL TITLE:||DEI Student Svcs Dir (B)(AE169)|
|DEPARTMENT(S):||A020535-GENERAL SERVICES/A0205/G SERV/PEOPLE MADISON|
|EMPLOYMENT CLASS:||Academic Staff-Renewable|
|The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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APPLICATIONS OPEN:SEP 15 2022 Central Daylight Time
APPLICATIONS CLOSE:OCT 12 2022 11:55 PM CENTRAL DAYLIGHT TIME
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