University of Wisconsin-Madison
Job Title
Director – Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program
Job Description
The Division of Diversity, Equity & Educational Achievement (DDEEA), the central convener and leader for campus-wide equity, diversity, inclusion, and belonging outcomes at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is seeking a visionary leader to serve as Director of the Mercile J. Lee Scholars Program (MJLSP). A successful candidate in this role will lead and manage institutional-level strategic visioning, academic support initiatives, student engagement opportunities, and career-oriented programming, serving academically talented students from a myriad of underrepresented backgrounds at UW-Madison.

The Director leads a team of individuals that approach student development from a holistic perspective, centering leadership, community building, commitment to scholarship, and service engagements as a guiding framework. The director strategically oversees day-to-day operations and implementation of programming (curricular and co-curricular), manages the unit’s budget, collaborates with stakeholders to attain key development goals, while working closely and reporting to the Assistant Vice Provost for Student Engagement and Scholarship Programs.

Contact Name
Kao Yong Thao
Contact Email