The Center for Multicultural Education (CME) is the primary institutional resource for faculty development leadership for inclusive and multicultural models of learning, teaching and scholarship at Edgewood College; and an engaged, innovative partner in the greater Madison community toward the pursuit of social justice. The Center is led by a full-time, 10-month director with a non-tenure track, faculty/staff appointment.
The Director of the Center for Multicultural Education provides leadership for the Center with an emphasis on cultivating academic learning environments that are culturally responsive, anti-racist, and equitable in opportunities for student success and belonging. The Director cultivates faculty awareness, knowledge, and skills to effectively teach and mentor individuals across the rich spectrum of diversity. Working collaboratively with college partners within and beyond Academic Affairs is a central part of this role, as is the ability to enact the role cognizant of the ways in which the current social and political context impacts the higher education learning environment, and the well-being of students.
As approved by the Center for Multicultural Education Advisory Board on October 17, 2017 the mission of the Center is to support, promote, and advance the 2017-2027 Edgewood College strategic themes of Inclusion, Student Learning, and Community Impact through a lens of multicultural inquiry, understanding, communication, and faculty engagement to affirm the identity, mission, vision, and promise of Edgewood College. The Director for CME will lead the Center’s college-aligned strategic priorities with the specific responsibilities to include the following:
Edgewood College, an Equal Opportunity Employer, is committed to academic excellence through diversity in its faculty, staff, and students. Candidates must demonstrate multicultural competence — the awareness, knowledge, and skills needed to work with others who are culturally different from self in meaningful, relevant, and productive ways. Applicants from traditionally underrepresented populations including women and racial and ethnic minorities are especially encouraged to apply. The selected candidate must actively support the mission of the College by working with faculty, staff and students to share in our core values — truth, compassion, justice, partnership, and community.
Review of applications will begin on May 29th and continue until the position is filled.
To apply: Applicants should submit a cover letter, resume, names and contact information for three professional references, and a statement addressing past or potential contributions to diversity through teaching, research, professional activity, and/or service to:
Human Resources – DCME
1000 Edgewood College Drive
Madison, WI 53711
Equal Opportunity Employer