Opportunity: Morgridge Center for Public Service, Assistant Director 

With the announcement of Beth Tryon’s retirement, the Morgridge Center for Public Service is seeking a new Assistant Director of Community Engaged Scholarship (CES).

The Morgridge Center is the primary civic engagement and community-engaged scholarship center on the UW-Madison campus. It has campus-wide responsibilities, supporting all 13 colleges and schools, over 300 community partners, and over 4,400 students each year.  Established in 1996, the Morgridge Center has aimed to connect campus and community through community engagement, community-based learning and research with goals of building a thriving democratic society and at the same time building capacity in partnership with our local, regional and global communities. Community minded folks with a social justice orientation are encouraged to consider joining the Morgridge Center family.

The Assistant Director of Community-Engaged Scholarship is responsible for directing graduate and faculty-focused programs, events, and efforts to foster and institutionalize community-engaged teaching, research and scholarship on campus. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years direct experience in the administration of a successful community-engaged scholarship program within a higher education setting.

The full position description and application instructions are available here.

The deadline to apply is Thursday, December 10 at 11:55pm CST.

Questions may be directed to Dean Ladwig at dean.ladwig@wisc.edu or (608) 890-3590.

Please share this opportunity widely with your networks and encourage potential candidates to apply!

And thank you to Beth Tryon for her 11+ years of service!