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Multicultural Initiatives Specialist

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Job Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Student Affairs and Services


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02311467

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee is a premier public urban university committed to academic excellence. Located in the commercial and industrial hub of Wisconsin, the campus is in a pleasant residential neighborhood only a few blocks from Lake Michigan. The Sheldon B. Lubar College of Business, known for superior scholarly research and academic programs, is accredited by AACSB International since 1970. It offers BBA, MBA, Executive MBA, MS, and Ph.D. degree programs. With doctorates from some of the countrys leading universities, the full-time Faculty brings an impressive range of expertise to the Lubar School and their research has gained recognition in national and international rankings. Additionally, our MBA and undergraduate programs are ranked regionally and nationally for excellence. Further information is available at:

The Lubar College of Business Mentoring and Engagement Coordinator oversees management of the colleges Multicultural Mentoring and Emerging Leaders programs to promote student learning and development. The coordinator drives student engagement within the college to foster student success, career readiness, and overall satisfaction with the business student experience at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukees Lubar College of Business. Additionally, the incumbent will serve as a liaison and provide support for business-related student organizations and clubs.

Job Summary
The Mentoring and Engagement Coordinator will create and administer initiatives to support Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and first-generation students, including coordination of the Multicultural Mentoring Program (MMP) and Emerging Leaders Program (ELP). Drive student engagement by supporting business student organizations, generate active participation within the college's student organizations and clubs, and coordinate the Lubar Black & Gold Committee to enhance the business student experience and serve as a liaison between student representatives and the Lubar College's faculty, staff, and administration. Other responsibilities will include assisting with other Lubar student retention and engagement activities such as the Fall Welcome, New Student Orientation, Business Panthers Living Learning Community, Lubar Majors Fair, Dinner with the Dean, Lubar 25 Recognition program, and student appreciation events.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelors degree
  • One or more years of professional work or internship/practicum experience in a higher education setting working directly with students is required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree
  • One or more years of experience in program development and event planning
  • Experience recruiting mentors/mentees and matching program participants
  • Experience working with multicultural and/or first-generation student populations
  • Experience working with student organizations and clubs
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Strong public speaking and facilitation skills
Application Instructions
Candidates seeking consideration must apply and submit application materials electronically to include: cover letter, resume, and a list of three references with contact information to include postal addresses, e-mail, and phone numbers.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message "Your application has been submitted" is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal NoticesAA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO 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.

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Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsins Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsins Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

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Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

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