Assistant Vice Provost/Chief Operating Officer


UW-Madison, recently ranked among the top ten public colleges in the nation by US News and World Report, is looking for an assistant vice provost to serve as the chief operating officer for the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement.


The assistant vice provost/chief operating officer (AVP/COO) will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the Division of Diversity, Equity and Educational Achievement’s central office. Additionally, the AVP/COO will help the vice provost and chief diversity officer drive the division’s organizational growth; develop a strategic plan to realize the division’s vision; carry out the division’s mission in keeping with the divisions’ values; and where necessary, help restructure the division.


We seek a dynamic and engaging leader with a track record of success in a university or college or other large and complex organization. Experience in supervision, human resources, finance and administrative support, as well as minority or academic affairs, is desirable.


The search committee invites applications (letter of interest and resume), to be submitted no later than March 28th, 2017. For a complete description of the position and instructions on how to apply, go to


UW-Madison is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.