Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement
|DDEEA Special Assistant/Chief of Staff
|UW-Madison, recently ranked among the top ten public colleges in the nation by US
News and World Report, is looking for a Special Assistant/Chief of Staff for the Vice
Provost and Chief Diversity Officer for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational
The Vice Provost and Chief Diversity Officer (VPCDO) is an extension of the Provost
Office serving as the university's senior administrator on matters pertaining to
diversity, equity and inclusion. The VPCDO provides leadership and coordination for
the institution's diversity and inclusion efforts while having direct purview of only a
handful of campus-wide efforts. The Special Assistant will serve as an advisor to the
VPCDO and provide operational support to both the VPCDO and the Assistant Vice
Provosts (AVPs) in the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement,
which has oversight responsibilities for six major pipeline recruitment programs,
EEOC and Affirmative Action planning, and the campus wide learning communities
that offer professional development experiences related to diversity, equity and
inclusion for interested faculty, staff and students.
We seek a dynamic candidate showing an increasing amount of responsibility in
previous roles related to supporting and closely working with a senior executive,
specifically as it relates to carrying out day-to-day administrative functions that span
broadly across a highly decentralized organizational environment. At least five years of
experience with responsibilities involving liaising with other senior leaders within an
organization is required. The candidate must have a passion and demonstrated
commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The search and screen committee invites applicants to complete the application
process at www.jobs.wisc.edu. Please find the complete description of the position
and instructions to apply at the following link.
UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
We promote excellence through diversity and encourage
all qualified individuals to apply