UW-Madison social justice education specialist

SOCIAL JUSTICE EDUCATION SPECIALIST

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Degree and area of specialization:  Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Acceptable degree areas: Social Justice Education, Cultural/Ethnic /Area Studies, Student Affairs/Higher Education or closely related area.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:  The successful candidate must have a minimum of 2-3 years of direct work within diverse people of color and/or student communities; designing, organizing and facilitating workshops or trainings and exhibit a history of and commitment to creating a more socially just world; particularly around the intersections of racial justice with social justice issues concerning ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, environment, etc.
Note: may be established by a combination of professional, para-professional or other substantively related practical experience.

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION Application must be received by: JANUARY 21, 2013

HOW TO APPLY:

Applications should include a current resume or vita and a cover letter. Your cover letter must explicitly detail how you meet the minimum number of years/experience for this position; your competence in the basic skills required for this position and which preferred skills/experience you would bring to this position. Finalists will be asked to provide a list of professional references. Please note that under Wisconsin statutes the names of nominees and applicants who explicitly request confidentiality will not be made public; however the university is required to release the names of finalists.

Submit applications to:
Diane Steele, Human Resources Manager
Division of Student Life
70 Bascom Hall
500 Lincoln Dr
Madison, WI 53706

dsteele@studentlife.wisc.edu

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