Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural and Student Affairs (OMSA)
Code: 14422 Posted: 06/14/2018
Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs
University of Wisconsin-Parkside
Position Location: Southeastern, WI
The University of Wisconsin-Parkside invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural and Student Affairs (OMSA).
The Assistant Director of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs (OMSA) is responsible for assisting the campus in access, retention and persistence to graduation of multicultural and first generation students of various backgrounds. Responsibilities also include leadership of multicultural educational programming and leadership opportunities for students, student advocacy and development, being a campus resource ensuring student knowledge and use of campus resources and services, and professional development opportunities for staff. Manage and lead the day to day operations of the office of Multicultural Student Affairs. The Assistant Director of OMSA provides supervision and assessment of services and personnel, manages conflicts, and develops effective communication and relationships with students, faculty, staff and administration. In addition, serves on various committees to provide insight and understanding of the various populations entering higher education. The Assistant Director ensures accountability of the department budgets and prepares and administers the budget for OMSA.
- Master’s degree in Higher Education, Student Personnel Administration or related field.
- Experience managing staff, projects and budgets
- Experience developing and managing programs supporting Multicultural/Disadvantaged students and first generation students.
- Experience working in a post-secondary setting
- Preferred Bi-Lingual in Spanish
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
The University and Area
UW-Parkside is a regional comprehensive university that is committed to accessibility, academic excellence, student success, diversity, and community engagement. This beautiful campus is on 700 acres of woodland & prairie in the heart of the Milwaukee/Chicago corridor, between Racine and Kenosha and near Lake Michigan. The university enrolls approximately 5,000 students, many of whom are first- generation and nontraditional students. UW-Parkside benefits from the diversity of the communities it services in Kenosha, Racine, and Walworth Counties. Kenosha and Racine are small cities that offer tranquility and convenience. The myriad attractions of Milwaukee and Chicago are easily accessible, as is the solitude of the country. UW-Parkside is strongly committed to creating and maintaining a multicultural, pluralistic campus environment.
The tri-county region that comprises the University’s primary service area is home to an impressive array of businesses. There are more than 10,000 small businesses in the region, as well as a large number of globally-recognized employers. The college, through its active, engaged Advisory Board, enjoys a close relationship with many of these businesses. For further information regarding the University and community, please see our website at www.uwp.edu
Review of Applications
Applications received by 11:59 PM Tuesday, July 17th , 2018, are ensured full consideration. Position is open until filled.
STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:
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STEP 3: Submit application materials:
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Salary and Benefits
Commensurate with experience and education. The UW System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan.
Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf
Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/
If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:
University of Wisconsin Parkside
Office: (262) 595-2674
Employment will require a criminal background check in accordance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act.
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UW-Parkside is an AA/EEO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status. Individuals from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
It is the policy of UW-Parkside to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 262-595-2204. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.
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