Special Assistant to the Provost-Complaint Investigator and Assistant Director

University of Wisconsin - Madison

Deadline June 20, 2014
Date Posted June 11, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Commensurate with experience
Employment Type Full-time

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is among the largest and most comprehensive universities in the nation, and the largest of the 15 distinct institutions in the University of Wisconsin System. UW-Madison comprises 13 schools and colleges that include 120 academic departments, 260 interdisciplinary centers and 440 academic degree/major programs.  In 2013-2014, the University enrolled 43,275 students and employed 21,727 faculty and staff.

The Office of the Provost and the Office for Equity and Diversity at UW-Madison seek an experienced professional with demonstrated investigative experience, excellent written and oral communications skills, and exceptional leadership, and organizational skills, to serve as Special Assistant to the Provost-Complaint Investigator and Assistant Director, Office for Equity and Diversity.

The Special Assistant to the Provost-Complaint Investigator, independently investigates and assists in the resolution of complex, sensitive and high-profile discrimination complaints filed with the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Office for Equity and Diversity, (www.oed.wisc.edu) by University employees, including faculty, academic and classified staff, applicants for employment, students, applicants for admission, and visitors to campus alleging discrimination by the University or by an employee of the University. These complaints may be filed on bases contained in Federal and State non-discrimination statutes, and/or on bases contained in the non-discrimination policies and procedures of the University of Wisconsin-System and the UW-Madison, (http://oed.wisc.edu/filing-complaint.htm).

The Position Vacancy Listing, including the description of duties for this position and a detailed description of the application process are available at, http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Unclassified/PVLSummary.aspx?pvl_num=79725

Applicants should submit an electronic copy of their cover letter describing experience and interest in the position and a résumé, referring to Position Vacancy Listing # 79725, to Ms. Kate OConnor, koconnor@cdo.wisc.edu, by Friday, June 20, 2014.

NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.



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