INCLUSION PROGRAM MANAGER

University of Wisconsin–Madison

Madison, Wisconsin

Date Posted November 24, 2022
Industry Colleges and Universities
Specialty Not Specified
Job Status Not Specified
Salary Not Specified

Description:

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for overseeing student-focused diversity and inclusion efforts within the UW-Madison Computer Sciences Department and contributing to the larger diversity, equity and inclusion strategy for the department. The Inclusion Program Manager will focus on supporting women and individuals from historically excluded populations in computing. The Inclusion Program Manager will lead the Department of Computer Sciences in maintaining and developing innovative and collaborative partnerships; providing high impact programming activities to support an inclusive culture and increase students' sense of support and belonging; delivering high-quality, evidence- based inclusive teaching training and resource; increasing representation in our department through outreach and engagement with underrepresented prospective students; and providing key insights to advance departmental DEI strategy and goals.



Responsibilities:
Programs, consults, advises, trains and/or analyzes operations as a diversity and inclusion functional subject matter expert to foster a supportive institutional culture.
  • 45% Participates in the development, implementation, and execution of projects, programs, and committees to promote diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • 20% Recommends strategies for addressing complex issues regarding diversity regulations, best practices, and policy interpretation
  • 20% Directs the implementation and adherence to diversity policies and practices in a designated functional area, audits effectiveness, and makes recommendations for improvement
  • 10% Develops and delivers events and workshops to institutional groups to promote diversity and inclusion initiatives
  • 5% Oversee coordination and implementation of diversity and inclusion grants and data management

Tasks:
  • Culture Building and Student Support - Identify and implement opportunities and evidence-based approaches to increase community and sense of belonging within CS, including collaborating with CS student organizations and other identified partners.
  • Student Recruitment - Devise and implement new strategies and programs to recruit and engage prospective students from underrepresented identity groups including building partnerships, collaborating with campus units and hosting events.
  • Diversity and Inclusion Training - Create and foster ongoing educational and cultural awareness programming and initiatives that promote diversity and belonging, especially through training of CS teaching assistants and peer mentors.
  • Department Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy and Efforts - Provide evidence-based insights and suggestions to guide the strategic direction of diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives in the department.
  • Data collection, analysis and reporting - Monitor, track and assess key data points to assess effectiveness of diversity and inclusion efforts Data collection, analysis and reporting.
  • Grants Management - Support the Department's secured Implementation Grant from the Center for Inclusive Computing (CIC) at Northeastern University. Identify new grant opportunities.

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: http://diversity.wisc.edu">Diversity and Inclusion



Education:

Preferred
Bachelor's Degree



Qualifications:

A demonstrated involvement in advancing organizational diversity and inclusion efforts OR one year experience working with students in a support, advisory, or teaching/tutoring capacity. Candidates with both preferred.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%



Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable



Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications



How to Apply:




For questions on the position, contact: Lance Potter, lpotter@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.

The Department of Computer Sciences is committed to building a diverse staff, faculty, and student community, and encourages applications from women and members of historically excluded populations in computing. Your cover letter and resume should address your qualifications as they pertain to the qualifications listed above, particularly your work and perspective in contributing to a culture of inclusivity.



Contact:

Lance Potter
lpotter@wisc.edu
608-263-6759
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See http://www.wisconsinrelay.com/">RELAY_SERVICE for further information.


Official Title:

Diversity & Incl Spec(EI013)



Department(s):

A482000-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/COMPUTER SCI/COMP SCI



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable



Job Number:

271121-AS



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/">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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