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ASSISTANT DEAN FOR GRADUATE STUDENT ACADEMIC AFFAIRS

Apply now Job no: 232143-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:L&S/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive

Position Summary:

L&S Teaching and Learning Administration (TLA) supports the instructional and curricular mission of UW-Madison's College of Letters & Science, which is a diverse community of departments, programs, centers, and institutes dedicated to facilitating UW-Madison's core educational mission and furthering the Wisconsin Idea. This position will direct the day-to-day activities of L&S graduate student academic affairs, which include being a resource on graduate student policy and supporting graduate students and academic departments on a wide range of graduate student issues. This position will also implement programming to promote graduate student teaching excellence, such as TA training and graduate student professional development. This position will be part of a dynamic team that plans, promotes, and implements teaching excellence initiatives for the College while collaborating with campus partners.

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:

Master's Degree required, PhD preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
3 or more years of relevant experience in higher education and instruction, with preference for teaching.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working with graduate students in academic and teaching settings.
Experience providing professional development to graduate students.
Experience and knowledge of High Impact Practices.
Strong record of excellence in teaching.
Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.
Self-motivation and strong organizational, problem-solving, attention to details and project management skills.
Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.
Ability to integrate 'big picture' thinking with an attention to detail.
Consultative skills and experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students.
Comfort working in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment.
Embodiment of growth, service and team player mindsets.

Department(s):

A480200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $68,749 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

For questions on the position, contact: Cheryl Adams Kadera at cheryl.adamskadera@wisc.edu.

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.

Contact:

Cheryl Adams Kadera
cheryl.adamskadera@wisc.edu
608-263-2315
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:

ASSISTANT DEAN/M(N22NM)

Employment Class:

Limited

Job Number:

232143-LI

  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/

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. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

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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