Weekend Job Board: June 8

Associate Director, UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center: The UW-Madison Multicultural Student Center is seeking someone to oversee and expand our social justice education programming and curriculum, assist in developing assessment and strategic planning, supervise staff and interns, and liaison with campus departments and programs. Bachelor’s degree + 6 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree + 5 years of professional experience. Must demonstrate knowledge of and/or skill working at the intersection of racial justice and other social justice issues and experience/degrees in areas of social justice education, student affairs, higher education, or other closely related areas. Deadline is July 1. Click here for more job details and application requirements. 


The UW Information Technology Academy: Internship Coordinator: The UW Information Technology Academy, a pre-college program serving diverse high school students in the Madison area is now hiring an Academic Support Specialist - Internship Coordinator. This position assumes responsibility for: coordination, maintenance, and enhancement of the ITA Internship & Job Skills Program; case management of approximately 60 students enrolled in the program; planning and teaching the 10th grade Leadership curriculum for up to 30 students;  help supervise student meetings (including weekends and summer programs as scheduled), assist with the ITA summer camps and other program events, provide substitute instruction for other staff as needed.  Deadline is June 22.

The Information Technology Academy (ITA) is a pre-college technology access and training program for underrepresented high school students sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison. ITA’s mission is to increase the recruitment, enrollment, retention and matriculation rates of students of color and low-income students at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Through its dual focus on academic excellence and technological literacy, ITA prepares promising students for learning and leadership in the 21st century digital age. Full PD can be found at http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/pvl/pv_073779.html


Boys and Girls Club of Dane County hiring 2 TOPS Coordinators: Teens of Promise (TOPS) is an initiative by the Boys & Girls Club in partnership with Madison School District’s AVID program (AVID/TOPS). Its goal is to have more high school students become first generation college graduates. It includes a college readiness curriculum (AVID elective class), mentoring, tutoring, college field trips, summer job internships, college test preparation and career explorations.

TOPS Coordinators will: manage & administer TOPS program component to meet established standards and  outcomes; actively participate on the site team for AVID/TOPS program; recruit, interview, train and manage tutors for AVID class and after school; support the oversight and management of tutors in classroom; oversee mentor/mentee relationships & organize mentor/mentee events; match students with summer job internships and train them in Job Ready program; conduct periodic check-ins with students and employers in summer job internship program; research and schedule monthly speakers from the community for the classroom; make arrangements for agreed upon field trips including transportation, meals, schedules, and any admission fees and serve as a chaperone on field trips; and more.

If you are interested in being considered for this position, please forward your resume, cover letter and three references to Kate Tricker at ktricker@bgcdc.org. Please ensure that your name, your resume, cover letter and personal references are identified before sending along. Example:  ktricker_resume, ktricket_coverletter, ktricker_references. Only serious candidates with expected proven experience are encouraged to apply. Completed  cover letters and resumes will be accepted until the close of business on Monday, June 18, 2012.


Visitor and Information Programs hiring Marketing Specialist:  Visitor & Information Programs (VIP) in the Office of University Relations provides personalized information, experiences, and connections for the campus, community, and beyond through a variety of programs and services. The Marketing Specialist ensures Visitor & Information Programs provides engaging and high quality services by conducting internal and external research, facilitating partnerships, and educating the campus community through trainings, workshops, and events. In addition, the Marketing Specialist administers the Campus Area Housing and the Private Housing Connections Programs, promotes UW-Madison as an educational destination, and assists with the oversight of 110+ student staff.  The application deadline is June 18.

For more information, please view the position description and application instructions: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=73238


Special Assistant to the Dean of Students: Serve as a point person for Dean’s central office; triage and manage the flow of issues, projects and problems requiring either short-term responses or anticipatory preparations for long-term planning.
Assist the Dean with their role as Senior Student Affairs Officer for the University, and their responsibilities to on- and off-campus constituencies, to the divisional units, and to central administrative staff team. Perform appropriate research and follow-up work using independent analysis and judgment in order to implement decisions after they are made by the Dean and/or by the central administration team. Two years minimum experience depending on degree.

The successful candidate will be a progressive student centered professional who is an exceptional communicator, team participant and collaborator. Additional desired qualifications include: a track record of increasing responsibility, the ability to develop and maintain productive partnerships with a wide array of constituencies, desktop publishing, web design and digital photography. The Special Assistant must have experience communicating with and writing for the various audiences connected to a college community (students, faculty, staff, parents, alumni, etc). More details here. 


Housing seeks Director of Academic InitiativesThe Director of Academic Initiatives is responsible for the planning, implementation, evaluation and continuous improvement of all Academic Initiatives throughout University Housing.  Assist with the coordination of processes and initiatives common to our 8-10 Residential Learning Communities that are supported, in part, by the Madison Initiative for Undergraduates.  This position provides leadership for the entire Residence Life Staff and serves as a member of the Residence Life Leadership Team. The Director of Academic Initiatives works in a highly collaborative and team-based Housing operation and reports to the Associate Director of Residence Life – Academics.

Requirements include minimum of five years of full-time experience in Residence Life, Student Affairs or Student Academic Affairs (graduate assistantships are considered part-time work) required; and successful experience in implementing academic initiatives in a residential setting required.  A successful candidate will possess strong administration, collaboration, supervisory, leadership, interpersonal, communication, and conflict management skills and a demonstrated ability to work with diverse students and staff.

Minimum salary is $52,000 per year, plus an additional $1,500 in professional development funds for travel, course work and individual training and development opportunities. We offer a competitive retirement and benefits package. Deadline to apply: 4:30pm on June 15, 2012.  A detailed position description and application instructions available at: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=73713


Office of Admissions and Recruitment has a Senior IS Systems Development Services position open: The person selected for this position will serve as a web developer responsible for management, development and maintenance of web sites and web projects/applications. The web developer plays a leadership role in project planning, project coordination, development, implementation and maintenance. This position will analyze the business processes of the office and identify and develop ways to use technology to improve office functions and system integration, content pages and applications for the University of Wisconsin-Madison Office of Admissions and Recruitment website. Primary system development will be centered on the office’s web sites and web tools yet the scope will encompass a variety of products and systems used in the office such as PeopleSoft Student Administration and ImageNow imaging application.

Download special application/examination materials at: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/COB/ISSYSDEVSRVCSR_1202122.doc and click on “IS Systems Development Services Senior”, or to have them mailed, contact Mary Bingham, Division of Enrollment Management Human Resources,mary.bingham@em.wisc.edu, (608) 262-0989. Materials must be received by 4:30 pm on June 15, 2012. Materials will be reviewed and qualified applicants will move forward in the hiring process.


Production Facilities Manager: If you have knowledge of broadcast video production, strong organizational skills, and are detail oriented, this may be the job for you.  Wisconsin Public Television is searching for a person who excels in the fast-paced world of television to do the daily and long range scheduling of our studios, remotes, and personnel.  This is not a job for the faint of heart, with many competing demands and small details to wrangle, but offers great satisfaction in helping production teams get award winning content on the air.  Requirements: Bachelor’s degree, prior video production experience, excellent communication and problem solving skills, and more.  See full posting at www.wpt2.org/employment.cfm.  Betsy Nelson, 821 University Avenue, Madison, WI 53706; betsy.nelson@wpt.org, 608-262-5221. EOE.


WSAU AM-FM in Wausau/Stevens Point, WI needs a News Director. We’re old fashioned. No rip-and-read. We cover news stories. You’ll spend as much time in the field as you do in the newsroom. We need someone who is a triple-threat: strong on-air skills, a good reporter, and a good writer. We set the news agenda in our market. It’s on-air and on our web site before it’s in the newspaper. We do some enterprise reporting. We do some investigative work. We need someone who “gets” social media and on-line reporting. You’ll work hard, dig deep, and help create a “must hear” product. We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package.  Valid driver’s license and good driving record required. MP3 and resume to Chris Conley at chris.conley@mwcradio.com.  No calls please.

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