Working Title: Diversity Director
UW System Title: Student Services Program Manager II
|| February 12, 2014
|Essential Job Functions:
The Diversity Director reports to the Dean of Students and is responsible for the overall administration of the staff, budgets and programs of the American Intercultural Center (AIC), consistent with the stated goals and mission of the Center.
In addition to administrative and supervisory responsibilities, the Director works directly with multicultural students and student organizations to promote student satisfaction, involvement, and success. The Director works closely with a team of other Student Affairs and campus leaders to continually evaluate and improve the University's efforts to recruit, retain and graduate multicultural/disadvantaged students. The Director promotes awareness of multicultural issues on campus and provides leadership in institution-wide efforts to enhance the campus climate.
This position includes the following responsibilities:
- Administer and oversee all American Intercultural Center programs and events.
- Hire, train, supervise and evaluate AIC professional and clerical staff, and student employees.
- Develop an operating budget for the AIC annually.
- Manage and monitor AIC budgets.
- Oversee all department records, correspondence and promotional materials.
- Prepare summaries, reports, evaluations and recommendations regarding the AIC for internal and external presentations.
- Participate in the development and implementation of a comprehensive diversity plan for the institution.
- Lead the Student Affairs Diversity Task Force, which is responsible for campus-wide programming on diversity and inclusion.
- Advise and refer multicultural students as appropriate with respect to their personal, financial, academic and social needs.
- Provide oversight supervision for multicultural/ethnic student organizations.
- Participate as a member of the student affairs division in the evaluation and continuous improvement of student services, particularly as they affect multicultural students.
- Participate in task forces, First-Year (FOCUS) events, special committees, search committees and other services that directly affect multicultural life on campus and throughout the UW System.
- Keep the Dean of Students Office and campus administration informed of issues that have the potential to significantly influence the campus community.
- Masters Degree in Student Personnel, Higher Education, Counseling, or related field at time of application
- 5 years of related professional experience
- Experience working with multicultural students, specifically African American, Southeast Asian, Hispanic and American Indian Students in a higher education or equivalent setting
- Experience working in diverse communities
- Experience with assessment procedures and processes
- Three years of experience supervising professional staff
- Ability and skills to create and foster collaborative relationships across diverse groups
- Ability to demonstrate understanding of the gender and cultural issues affecting multicultural students in higher education
- Experience working on developing and managing a budget
- Public speaking skills, program coordination skills, demonstrated initiative, collaboration skills and well-developed communication skills (written, oral and electronic)
The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, organizational, and interpersonal skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse population, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural and economic resource.
|Conditions of Appointment:
Position is a full-time academic staff appointment. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
|Special Conditions of Appointment:
||Some evening and weekend hours will be required. Limited travel is also required for this position.
Salary range of $54,500-$60,000; The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. (Total Compensation Estimator).
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- Job Opening ID: "9545"
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- Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
- Names and contact information for three references
- Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved
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||To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, April 1, 2014 .
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Note: Information on “final candidates” must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, “final candidates” under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an AA/EEO employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members.