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Apply now Job no: 201108-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Legal Affairs, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) serves as a resource for students and alumni seeking assistance in all stages of their career development. This position will maximize the number and excellence of positions available to our students and graduates by developing relationships with law firms, government agencies, and other employers. Additionally, this position will serve as the main point of contact regarding internal and external career-based diversity and inclusion initiatives.

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; J.D. degree strongly preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Two years relevant experience required such as working legal recruitment; managing diversity initiatives in higher education or in a legal setting; program management and development, etc. Must have ability to work some nights and weekends.

Preferred skills and experience include:
Experience in employer engagement and recruitment.
Exemplary written and verbal communications skills and relationship management skills.
Strong knowledge of legal career trends, market demand, internships, and similar experiential programs.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and competing priorities.
Ability to analyze data and share assessment results.
Demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with students, faculty, and staff from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment.
A passion for and commitment to diversifying the legal profession.
Demonstrated strategic and innovative approach to problem solving.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Applicants must submit a cover letter and resume through the Jobs at UW website: under job #201108 by the consideration date.


Justin Boehm
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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