The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, UW-Parkside provides an educational value to our students that is unparalleled. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha. At UW-Parkside, pay and benefits are competitive and we offer an engaging and supportive campus culture.
UW-Parkside has an increasingly diverse student body with 37 percent students of color. The preeminent goal in the university’s Academic and Student Affairs Plan 2025 is to continue to improve graduation rates and eliminate graduation rate gaps among majority and minority populations.
The Associate Vice-Provost for the Center for Excellence in Inclusive Teaching and Learning will lead equity, diversity, and inclusion efforts both inside and outside the classroom and will, in collaboration with other committed colleagues, assemble a new team to support this work including a faculty member to lead programming in the Center for Excellence in Inclusive Teaching and Learning, a faculty member to support curriculum change, an additional position to serve the growing population of Hispanic students, and administrative support for these strategic efforts.
Position Title: Associate Vice Provost, Center for Excellence in Inclusive Teaching and Learning
Employment Type: Full-time, Academic Staff position
Reports To: Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic and Student Affairs and works closely with the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
Pay Range: $100,000 - $120,000
Essential Job Functions
The Associate Vice Provost (AVP) will coordinate and manage the Center’s operations, personnel, budgets, professional development programing, resources, and assessment.
The AVP will coordinate professional development for all faculty and staff related to teaching and learning, including: the development of innovative and inclusive pedagogies, course and curriculum design, new faculty orientation and the New Faculty Colloquium, and the appropriate use of technology to facilitate student learning.
The AVP will work directly with faculty/instructional staff; departments and programs to support growth and development for teaching and learning.
In their role fostering best practices in educational development, the AVP will work as a consultant to those groups who are instituting or altering policies related to major changes to the General Education curriculum as well as other curricular innovations specific to creating high quality engagement with social justice, anti-racism, equity and inclusion.
The AVP will work with appropriate administrative units as well as campus and governance groups that support EDI, such as the EDI Council, the Center for Community and Business Engagement, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA), the Assistant Provost for Student Success, Deans, our four colleges, and others.
The AVP will meet regularly with an advisory board to set new directions for the Center.
Key Job Responsibilities
HOW TO APPLY:
Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.
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Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday June 6th 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position open until filled.
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