Job Title: Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity and Student Affairs
University of Wisconsin - Green Bay
Green Bay, WI United States
Collegiate Faculty, Staff, Administration
Vice Chancellor for University Inclusivity and Student Affairs
Established in 1965, The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is one of eleven comprehensive universities in a public higher education system that also includes two doctoral institutions and a statewide extension. UW-Green Bay enrolls more than 8,000 undergraduate and graduate students across four campuses located in Green Bay, Marinette, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan serving a 16 county region through its four distinct colleges: Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences; Science, Engineering and Technology (including the Richard Resch School of Engineering); Health, Education and Social Welfare; and the Austin E. Cofrin School of Business.
The vice chancellor serves as both the head of university inclusivity and as the senior student affairs officer and reports directly to the chancellor. As a member of the chancellor’s cabinet, this position will provide leadership in developing collaborative, intentional strategies to support an institutional commitment to diversity, inclusion, and educational opportunity at all levels. The vice chancellor will provide strategic vision and leadership for a comprehensive student affairs portfolio including the dean of students office, residence life, the student life office, counseling and health services, university recreation, multi-ethnic student affairs, the Pride Center, and the university union.
The vice chancellor manages a comprehensive institutional approach to enhanced learning outside of the classroom, providing vision, coordination, and a collaborative style in leading change. This position is responsible for supporting the success of all students by leading university initiatives to create and sustain an organizational culture and climate that fully welcomes and advocates for diversity and inclusiveness for all members of the UW-Green Bay community (including the four campus locations). Through strategic policy development, practice, advocacy, and mentoring the vice chancellor will champion institutional efforts to support recruitment and retention of students, faculty, and staff of diverse backgrounds.
This position also oversees strategic planning driven by research analysis, data management, and student input. The vice chancellor will be responsible for personnel supervision and evaluation, budget planning and oversight, assessment, service excellence, and crisis management. The position oversees an overall budget of $13.9 million and provides leadership to over 75 staff.
A master’s degree in a related field and five years of increasingly responsible management experience in a leadership position in one or more areas of student affairs and/or diversity and inclusion in a higher education setting, with demonstrated success and proven leadership abilities is required. A terminal degree and ten or more years of related university experience is preferred.
The successful candidate will also possess a demonstrated commitment and experience working on campus climate issues, including equity, diversity and inclusivity within a higher education environment; proven management experience in a leadership position in one or more areas of student affairs in a higher education setting, with demonstrated success and proven leadership abilities; progressive leadership experience that includes personnel management, budget planning, outcomes assessments, events/programming, and strategic planning; experience with collaborative programs and initiatives; excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills in working within a diverse community; and the ability to effectively work independently and as part of a team environment on collaborative efforts. In addition, the ideal candidate will be a demonstrated innovative, strategic, and resourceful leader who builds a positive relationship with students, builds consensus among constituents, and is an agent for organizational change.
Review of applications will begin March 31, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. A resume with an accompanying cover letter may be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at www.spelmanjohnson.com/open-positions. Nominations for this position may be emailed to Laura Puckett-Boler at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895.
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A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.
The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.