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Diversity and Inclusion Assessment Coordinator

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Work type: Academic Staff - Interim
Location: Platteville
Categories: Office and Administrative

Position Summary:

The Diversity and Inclusion Assessment Coordinator will conduct assessment and research projects relevant to the work of the Division of Diversity and Inclusion. This position will work collaboratively with staff inside and outside of the division to design the projects, collect and analyze the data, and interpret and share the results. The coordinator will primarily focus on supporting the Departments of Campus Climate, Wright Center for Veterans and Non-Traditional Students, Student Support Services & Services for Students with Disabilities, Office of Multicultural Student Affairs, Doyle Center for Gender and Sexuality, and International Programs and serve as a data liaison to the Chief Diversity Officer under the supervision of the Director of Assessment and Strategic Initiatives. The analyst, in close consultation with the director and others, will provide critical university information to internal and external audiences.

This is a full-time, academic staff, project position, through June 30, 2020, with potential for permanent employment status at the end of the term.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and administer assessment and research projects as appropriate based on division and department priorities
  • Write and update reports for use by the division and campus community, including analyzing/interpreting data and working collaboratively with campus partners.
  • Provide reliable, relevant, and accurate data and information to facilitate planning, budgeting, program evaluation, and development of policy decisions, including adhering to good practice and ethical standards in the management and use of data
  • Complete assigned projects with accuracy adhering to project deadlines
  • Assist in the day-to-day management of assessment and reporting platforms, such as Baseline, Planning, or EAB’s Navigate platform
  • Participate in regular professional development related to job functions

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, mathematics or statistics.
  • 1-3 years’ full-time experience where working with assessment or research data was a component of the position.
  • Knowledge in assessment of equity gaps, current approaches to assessing diversity, equity, and inclusion measures in higher education and experience supporting diverse populations.
  • Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, including learning new technologies and incorporating them into ongoing work.
  • Ability to work effectively with persons from diverse backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience providing professional development.
  • Experience with data visualization software, such as Tableau.
  • Experience in the use of a statistical software, such as SPSS, STATA, or R.
  • Additional reading and writing skills in Spanish.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

Office Information: Assessment and Strategic Initiatives sits in the Division of Enrollment and Student Success. We support the divisions of Enrollment and Student Success and Diversity and Inclusion by creating opportunities for data-informed change. We work collaboratively with departments to assess programs, services, and the student experience in order to advance important conversations and support student success.  

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by 6/2/2019.

How to Apply:

Applications are required to be submitted electronically via the UW-Platteville careers portal. The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications;
  • A current resume;
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references; and
  • A writing sample.

 

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

Molly Zuehlke, Administrative Support, 608-342-6152

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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