Are you at home on digital platforms? Do you know how to leverage social media to build brand awareness and engagement? Have you helped plan and execute digital marketing strategies, and analyzed their impact? If so, we’d like to meet you! The College of Letters & Science, the largest college on the UW-Madison campus, is seeking a savvy, creative, responsive team player with the ability to monitor and grow our digital presence, including our social media channels, our web content and our email marketing. Join our dynamic team and bring your digital savvy to our communications efforts!
POSITION SUMMARY: As a member of the dynamic, creative Strategic Communications and Advancement team within the College of Letters & Science (L&S), the digital specialist will collaborate with team members and colleagues to plan and execute digital marketing and outreach campaigns. This work will support strategic goals for engagement with students, alumni and other audiences. The digital specialist will enliven our external and internal communications by creating engaging content for our digital platforms, including social media, web and e-newsletters. Duties also include creating slide shows and short videos for L&S events, monitoring and managing the L&S Instagram and other L&S social accounts, and analyzing and reporting on the effectiveness of campaigns and posts. Photography, video editing, digital marketing and web user experience are highly desirable.
40% Social media monitoring and strategy-Collaborate with colleagues to develop integrated marketing plans and campaigns, such as #Dayofthebadger, that include social media components-Monitor and post to L&S social accounts (videos/photos/news)-Maintain social media communications calendar-Create targeted campaigns (particularly for Instagram) to engage and inform student audiences and other constituencies- Analyze and report on effectiveness of campaigns and posts, using social media management software-Grow engagement for channels such as LinkedIn and YouTube-Manage student social media intern25% Digital content creation and strategy for email marketing-Facilitate content curation and selection process for e-newsletters-Create content timeline with creative team-Create content for email marketing platform-Track performance of e-newsletters; evaluate and report e-mail campaigns based on subscriber growth, conversions and other metrics -Research and report on best practices in email marketing and introduce new ideas, lead new directions in email marketing20% Digital content creation and UX strategy for web-Monitor and help create content for L&S web pages; work with creative services specialist to provide fresh, timely updates to key pages, adhering to brand standards-Contribute to info and ideas for web architecture and user experience (UX) design-Incorporate DEI goals and messaging throughout website-Evaluate data to measure impact of content and social media efforts (report on website traffic and engagement, site conversions, etc.)-Use SEO tools to improve and conversion tactics to build affinity and engagement -Contribute to team's understanding of best practices for content and user experience15% Digital content creation for alumni relations events and other -Provide imagery and help with creating slideshows and digital presentations-Manage editing and production process for reasonable-length videos -Devise digital engagement strategy for events-Capture and document events for social media
Degree and Area of Specialization: Bachelor's Degree required in Communication Arts, Journalism, Digital Marketing or a related area.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:-Minimum 3 years' professional experience in digital content creation and social media strategy required.-Demonstrated writing skills.-Demonstrated experience and success working at intersection of digital marketing and web analytics.
Salary: Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months); Depending on Qualifications.Work Type: Full Time, 100%Appointment Type, Duration: Ongoing/RenewableOfficial Title: SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN)Employment Class: Academic Staff-RenewableJob Number: 232281-ASApplications Open: April 7, 2021 Central Daylight TimeApplications Close: May 5, 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time
Instructions to Applicants: To be considered, applications must be submitted online at: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/508812/digital-content-strategist
Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.To apply for this position, you are required to submit/upload ONE document in pdf (preferred) or word format that contains the following information:1. Cover Letter. Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.2. Resume3. Contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.4. Links to at least three samples of your strongest online work in strategic digital content creation.Finalists for the position will be required to take a writing test.
Contact: Cheryl Adams Kaderacheryl.email@example.comRelay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )
Institutional Statement on Diversity: Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply. If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/.Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.
Position Announcement: Education Coordinator
Organizational Overview: The Aldo Leopold Foundation is a non-profit conservation organization that inspires an ethical relationship between people and nature. The foundation’s initiatives grow awareness and encourage our audiences to learn more and take actions that better communities and land.
Location: Leopold Center, E13701 Levee Road, Baraboo, WI 53913
Job Summary: The Aldo Leopold Foundation is seeking a dynamic individual to bring their energy, creativity, and leadership to our successful public education offerings, including Leopold Shack tours, world-class exhibits, sandhill crane migration viewing, phenology calendar, and Leopold Week. These proven programs have tremendous growth
potential and leave lots of space for creativity to maximize our foundation’s strategic priorities. This position supervises two, 12-month, limited term fellows that represent eager program support and whose advancement, through your mentorship, contribute to a growing network of conservation leaders. This position is supported through numerous colleagues responsible for facilities and land, visitor services, bookstore, webstore, website, communications, marketing, promotions, evaluation, fundraising, strategic planning, and administration. You will be joining an experienced, highly motivated, and collaborative staff that thrives on shared success.
Compensation and Benefits
Pay range: $38,000-$42,000 annually depending on education and/or years of related work experience, with benefits including health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, and short-term disability insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan (when eligible), Health Savings Account, and paid time off (vacation, floating holidays, and sick leave).
Hours and Schedule
M-F; Some Saturdays may be required
Position Reports to: Program Director
The Aldo Leopold Foundation recognizes that just as a healthy ecosystem depends on biodiversity, a healthy human society depends on cultural and social diversity. We are committed to expanding the conversation on land ethics by acting to achieve a rich diversity of staff, board, volunteers, members, supporters, and those we seek to engage with our programming. The foundation encourages all qualified individuals to apply.
For the full position description, application instructions and to learn more about the Aldo Leopold Foundation, please visit our website: https://www.aldoleopold.org/employment/
The Aldo Leopold Foundation provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. In addition to federal law requirements, ALF complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Position Description- Education Coordinator
The mission of the Aldo Leopold Foundation is to foster the land ethicthrough the legacy of Aldo Leopold. Based in Baraboo, Wisconsin, we manage, interpret, and preserve the renowned Leopold Shack and Farm,a National Historic Landmark, visited by thousands each year. We continue the Leopold family tradition of caring for the land and demonstrating on-the-ground conservation relevance for the 21st Century. Offsite, too, we reach regional, national, and international audiences through a variety of education and land stewardship programs. We inspire Leopold’s land ethic as described in A Sand County Almanac—the book for which Leopold is most widely known—through engaging educators, citizens, natural resource professionals, and landowners to improve land health in their own communities.
The Aldo Leopold Foundation headquarters is in an idyllic setting surrounded by 600 acres of foundation-owned property and an additional 12,000 acres managed collaboratively as an Important Bird Area (IBA). The Leopold Center, constructed in 2007, is a LEED Certified Platinum building that is home to the foundation’s office space and visitor center.
The Education Coordinator plans, creates, delivers, supports, and evaluates educational programming that utilizes the foundation's various assets of people, place and products to improve understanding of Aldo Leopold, the land ethic, and land health with conservation-minded citizens and professionals across the Upper Midwest.
The Aldo Leopold Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and recognizes that just as a healthy ecosystem depends on biodiversity, a healthy human society depends on cultural and social diversity. We are committed to expanding the conversation on land ethics by acting to achieve a rich diversity of staff, board, volunteers, members, supporters, and those we seek to engage with our programming. Please let us know in your application materials how you will help advance our values of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
The Education Coordinator is responsible for the planning and delivery of all public programming at the Leopold Center, including tours, special events, and classes. Leopold Center programs engage a wide variety of audiences, including conservation-minded citizens, natural resource professionals, and college students. The Education Coordinator is an educator who can apply creativity within established programming while growing program participation. The Education Coordinator hires and supervises two Leopold Fellows each year that represent education program capacity and, through our rich curriculum, future leaders for conservation.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities (75%):
∙ Plan annual, on-site education programs for the foundation; work closely with other program staff to develop and schedule program offerings to match the foundation’s mission, budget, and strategic plan goals. ∙ Hire, train, mentor, supervise, and evaluate education program Leopold Fellow(s) and work closely with the Leopold Fellows project team to implement the conservation leadership curriculum.
∙ Ensure the success of key program initiatives, including Leopold Shack tours, sandhill crane migration viewing, phenology calendar, and Leopold Week.
∙ Work closely with the Marketing and Communications Manager to promote education offerings. ∙ Work closely with the program staff to develop grant concepts and to secure income and funding for educational initiatives.
∙ Work closely with the Evaluation Coordinator to design and administer program evaluation for continuous improvement.
∙ Work closely with the Visitor and Business Services Assistant to seamlessly coordinate front-of-house functions and public interactions.
∙ Develop relationships with other staff, partners, and experts that assist with the development, delivery and promotion of education programs.
∙ Serve as the primary liaison for contracted per diem tour guides, workshop leaders, and education program volunteers.
∙ Work on-site the majority of the time, especially during active programming and initial Leopold Fellow on boarding. There is the potential for limited, remote work arrangements during the off-season.
Additional Key Responsibilities (25%):
∙ Utilize graphic design skills to create, update, and maintain the foundation’s inventory of educational resources and literature.
∙ Create and maintain program documentation, including tour guide training materials, visual aids for tours, event planning timelines, curricula, and other supporting materials for education programs. ∙ With support from the education Leopold Fellow(s), manage all logistics and scheduling for the organization’s on-site education programming. This includes reserving spaces, confirming dates and details with guests, booking or serving as support staff for groups, setup/cleanup of program spaces, and staffing plan for Saturday visitation schedule.
∙ Build relationships with board members and donors to highlight the value of education programs. ∙ Represent the Aldo Leopold Foundation at outreach events and conferences.
∙ Regularly create content for all of the foundation’s communication channels to share compelling stories about education programs.
∙ Represent the organization in a professional manner in both internal and external communications. ∙ Track and report on education program success as it relates to the foundation’s budgetary and strategic plan goals.
∙ Bachelor’s degree in environmental education, natural sciences, parks and recreation, outdoor recreation, or related field required.
∙ 1-2 years environmental and recreational program experience or relevant master’s degree. ∙ High-energy, creative, self-starter with excellent time management and organizational skills; proven ability to meet deadlines and maintain flexibility.
∙ Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact and communicate with a variety of public and private interests, partners, and constituents.
∙ Strong computer proficiency and office skills.
∙ Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed.
∙ A valid driver’s license and willingness to use a personal vehicle when necessary (with mileage reimbursement). ∙ Ability to exercise independent judgement, discretion, and decision-making.
∙ Maintain confidentiality and professional work standards and ethics.
∙ Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision and to work effectively, positively, and collaboratively as part of our dynamic team.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk and must be able lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Vision abilities required for this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Pay range: $38,000-$42,000 annually depending on education and/or years of related work experience, with benefits including health, dental, vision, life/AD&D, and short-term disability insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan (eligible after 1 year of employment), Health Savings Account, and paid time off (vacation, floating holidays, and sick leave).
Please send a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Use the subject line “Education Coordinator.” Please include references. Application deadline is Sunday, May 2. We have a goal of filling the position by June 1, 2021.
Education and Employment Specialist (Bilingual Spanish Preferred) – Coverage area (Sun Prairie & Marshall)
At Children’s, we believe kids deserve the best. This belief drives everything we do. It starts with bringing the best of the best together to serve the kids and families in our community.
The Education and Employment Specialist provides education and employment related services to caregivers of children enrolled in the Early Childhood Initiative (ECI) Dane County home visiting program and may provide group based training, skill building, and job related training. The incumbent will also be responsible for direct service activities such as; needs assessments, service planning, resource and referral, supporting resume writing and interview process and preparation, crisis management, housing support, identification of barriers to employment and education, developing informal and formal support networks with families, documentation of activities, data collection and conducting community outreach while collaborating with other stakeholders. The specialist will also engage with internal and external teams, provide staff training, assist with grant writing in cooperation with ECI as appropriate and participate in program development.
Bachelor's degree required or appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis
Two years’ work experience with families of diverse ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds.
Bilingual in Spanish/English is preferred to support specific locations.
Requires a valid driver's license, acceptable driving record, personal auto liability insurance coverage and the ability to be insured by the CHHS auto insurance carrier. Must use personal vehicle to transport children, complete in-house car seat transporter training within one month of hire and retrain once biannually thereafter to maintain.
Committed to work toward improving one's own cultural competence, i.e. valuing diversity, recognizing personal limitations in one's own skills and expertise, and having the desire to learn. Accepting of individual differences. Ability to establish trusting relationships.
Demonstrated knowledge of psychosocial, economic and cultural determinants of healthy growth and development.
Working knowledge of current trends and developments in the prevention and family support field. Knowledge of the ecological theories and family support principles.
Ability to work with families and children who are dealing with safety issues and other related problems. Must adhere to the mandated reporting of child abuse and neglect.
Apply online at https://www.ChildrensWI.org/CAREERS and/or contact Talent Acquisition Recruiter, Rebecca Provancher at RProvancher@childrensWI.org with any questions.
REPORTS TO: EBC Vice President
Performs administrative support to the sales and service activities of EBC in an effective and efficient manner.
MAJOR AREAS OF ACCOUNTABILITY:
Provides administrative support for agent, which may include: contacting banks for meetings as needed, preparing new business proposals and submissions for agent as assigned, preparing applications for carriers, etc.
Perform database administration, including data entry, customer/policy info. and correspondence, running reports, etc.
Assist agent with preparing renewal packets and client quotes in an accurate and timely manner as required.
Maintains and monitors information sent to carriers, lists of quotations sent to members and prospects files.
Responds to customer inquiries regarding coverages and products in a friendly, proactive manner. Refers inquiries to appropriate source when necessary.
Acts as liaison with all carriers to obtain information concerning submissions, change requests, quotations, and billings in an accurate and timely manner.
Ensures own work area is maintained in a safe and clean manner.
Performs other accountabilities and projects as assigned.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS:
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:
Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or three to five years related health and life insurance experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Appropriate state Health and Life insurance license.
SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
. Must be detail oriented and highly organized.
. Must have ability to work independently.
. Must be able to work on multiple tasks simultaneously and be able to prioritize workflow.
. Must have exceptional customer service skills.
. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to communicate with all levels within an organization.
. Must have basic mathematical skills.
. Proficient in Microsoft Word/Excel/Outlook.
. Must have thorough understanding of Health and Life policy language.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee must have ability to talk, see, and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
The work environment for this job is typical for an office. Some travel required.
The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements and does not imply a contract.
FULL-TIME POSITION – REGIONAL VP OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
FIPCO is looking for a business development and sales professional to join our team. We are a growing technology and consulting service company serving the financial industry in the Midwest.
As Regional VP of Business Development, you will have the unique opportunity to lead FIPCO’s efforts to develop new markets and new account relationships for expansion of our software platforms, audit and consulting services. The territory includes existing clients where we want to deepen and expand our relationship.
The primary focus will be to build and manage a pipeline of potential business from lead generation to close for sales. Serving as a subject matter expert, this person will work closely with potential clients to understand their needs and show how our solutions will deliver results. This position requires someone with a high level of tenacity and closing ability to achieve sales goals within the assigned territory.
Enjoy the open road? Enjoy networking, golf and conventions?
If this sounds like you, apply today!
Able to learn and demonstrate software solutions in person and virtually, as well as giving in-person and web meeting presentations before customers/prospects
Excellent sales and negotiation skills, the ability to listen and convince.
A record of proven success in achieving targets/goals
Solid communication and “people” skills, proficiency in developing written communications.
Adept at using all different kinds of technology to communicate with potential clients.
Strong networking skills, reliable and loyal.
A strategic thinker with strong organizational and time management skills.
Able to work well independently and as part of a team.
A minimum of 3 years in sales, preferably working with financial institutions.
Geographical territory: WI/MN/IA/IL/NE/SD/ND.
Primary Location: Remote, will ideally be based out of WI/IL/IA or MN.
Education Desired: Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience.
Travel Percentage: Expect to be out of home office with events, customers and prospects 70% traveling.
Relocation Provided: none
In addition, the ideal candidate would have:
Experience with sales contact management software, preferably Hubspot
Knowledge of loan, mortgage or deposit banking operations, compliance, and/or LOS, core or digital channel solutions
Clean Wisconsin seeks a motivated professional to become our new Communications Director. The Communications Director is responsible for maintaining a favorable public image for the organization by developing and implementing strategic media campaigns, utilizing persuasive communications and maximizing positive exposure of the organization’s program, policy, and legal work. Additionally, the Communications Director supervises the Content Manager and works with Development staff to recruit supporters, primarily through digital media.
This is a full-time position reporting to the President & CEO and is based in Madison, WI. Due to COVID-19 safety precautions, this position will currently be remote, with limited exceptions, until Clean Wisconsin determines it is safe for staff to return to the office.
Strategic Messaging & Communications (40%): Develop and implement strategic communications plans that will broaden the impact of the organization’s programs
• Maintain an up-to-date understanding of Clean Wisconsin’s program work and environmental campaigns
• Develop long- and short-term media plans and campaigns to support Clean Wisconsin’s policy and legal priorities
• Develop and refine messaging to ensure program effectiveness, public understanding, and organizational brand consistency
• Advise program staff on talking points for use with decision-makers to advance campaign goals
• Coordinate media efforts with coalition partners and allies
• Identify and locate ideal messengers
• Write, issue, and pitch press releases, stories, interviews, op-eds, and other press materials
• Communicate effectively in a high-pressure environment
• Run, analyze, and use analytics from earned and social media sources to inform future communications efforts
• Work with Development Director to develop impactful marketing strategies for fundraising and events
Media Relations (15%): Leverage opportunities in state, regional, and national news outlets; build and maintain positive relationships with reporters
• Build and maintain positive relationships with journalists, editors, producers, and media outlets
• Monitor major state media for opportunities to pitch stories
• Serve as liaison between the organization and the media, and coordinate media requests and earned media opportunities as they arise
• Serve as the media spokesperson for Clean Wisconsin, when needed • Assist staff in preparing for media interviews and editorial board visits by strategizing and developing talking points, and asking mock interview questions • In collaboration with President & CEO and staff, prepare for and manage media events
Digital Media (15%): Use digital media to advance brand awareness and user engagement
• Regularly maintain Clean Wisconsin’s online web presence
• Regularly maintain Clean Wisconsin’s social media presence by creating unique content, soliciting and editing material from staff and curating relevant content from media
• Use social media presence to grow the platforms’ audiences, build online user engagement and cultivate action takers and donors
• Maintain up-to-date understanding of the fast-paced social media world
Action Network & Email Program (15%)
• Engage in activities to grow Clean Wisconsin’s email Action Network in coordination with Development staff
• Maintain Action Network database in coordination with Development staff • Work with program and other staff to write and target emails to maximize action and online donations
Video Production (10%)
• Oversee the production of video content for social media, events, fundraising, and online user engagement
• Coordinate with video production company to write and produce Clean Wisconsin’s annual organizational video
Defender Production & Distribution (5%)
• Produce, design, edit, and distribute the Defender newsletter
• Generate story ideas in coordination with Program staff and solicit articles from staff
• Coordinate with printer to have Defender newsletter printed and distributed
Other Print Material Production (<1%)
• Produce, design, and edit promotional, campaign, and membership materials, including, but not limited to:
o Annual Report
o Campaign folders and fact sheets
o Campaign reports
o White Papers
o Print advertisements
o Organization and campaign brochures
Intern Management (<1%)
• Recruit, train, and supervise interns
• Maintain vendor relations
• Ensure quality of end products
• Design and order promotional products as needed
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Command of AP style and strong editing skills
• Demonstrated ability to produce visually appealing materials
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Suite or comparable design software
• Ability to turn out high-quality work products under tight deadlines • Ability to work long or unusual hours
• Commitment to helping create a diverse, equitable, and inclusive work culture that encourages and celebrates differences
• Ability to interact effectively, appropriately, and compassionately with staff and colleagues
• Ability to perform in a multi-task environment and prioritize work requirements • Ability to work effectively with President & CEO, Board of Directors, and staff • Comfortable communicating with journalists to serve as spokesperson for Clean Wisconsin
• Passion for environmental issues
• Flexible and creative
• Minimum three to five years of strategic communications experience, or related demonstrated experience
• Experience in non-profit advocacy work
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism, strategic communications, or related field, or equivalent work experience
Negotiable salary range for the full-time position is $55,000-80,000, commensurate with skills and experience. A strong benefits package includes health and dental insurance, retirement, paid vacation and holidays.
Please submit a cover letter, resume, and 2-3 work samples to email@example.com April 20, 2021. Be sure to include the subject line “Communications Director.”
Due to the COVID-19 situation, we plan to hold interviews via video conference. We will do all we can to accommodate technology needs. Thank you for your flexibility.
Job no: 232143-LIWork type: Staff-Full TimeDepartment: L&S/ADMINISTRATION/ADMINLocation: MadisonCategories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Dean, Director, Executive
L&S Teaching and Learning Administration (TLA) supports the instructional and curricular mission of UW-Madison's College of Letters & Science, which is a diverse community of departments, programs, centers, and institutes dedicated to facilitating UW-Madison's core educational mission and furthering the Wisconsin Idea. This position will direct the day-to-day activities of L&S graduate student academic affairs, which include being a resource on graduate student policy and supporting graduate students and academic departments on a wide range of graduate student issues. This position will also implement programming to promote graduate student teaching excellence, such as TA training and graduate student professional development. This position will be part of a dynamic team that plans, promotes, and implements teaching excellence initiatives for the College while collaborating with campus partners.
(35%) Direct graduate student academic affairs. -In consultation with L&S HR, develop, implement, interpret policies concerning graduate assistant appointments and workloads; make exceptions to policy on an individual or department/program basis. As students, academic policies for graduate students apply to them while Graduate Assistant Policies and Procedure (GAPP) applies as employees.-Advise departments on graduate academic policies.-Advise/Direct departments about graduate recruitment processes and procedures. -Collaborate with L&S Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) on recruiting of graduate students for the Advanced Opportunity Fellowship (AOF).-Advise departments on TA workloads, collect, review, approve and TA workloads considering good practices in teaching and learning.-In consultation with the L&S HR, advise/direct department personnel dealing with graduate assistant grievances, graduate assistant employee performance issues, and similar personnel issues, especially in the area of teaching. -Represent College on relevant committees, work groups, etc. Develop, implement, and conduct training programs for L&S faculty and staff in this area. -Create, maintain and update electronic resources for L&S Graduate Student Academic Affairs.(35%) Direct and implement and coordinate efforts across L&S to promote graduate student teaching excellence, such as including TA training, graduate student professional development. This may include:-Develop, program, coordinate, implement, participate in and assess College level programs that support Teaching Assistants, as well as coordinate or advise with specialized programs that promote teaching excellence, such as programming for TAs, of Ethnic Studies Requirement courses, International TA Training, department specific requests, communities of practice, etc., aligned with the L&S Teaching and Learning Administration priorities.-Create, maintain and update resources to support Teaching Assistant professional development.-Advise and provide assistance to departments with their efforts to promote graduate student teaching excellence, maintain an inventory of such programs.-Advise and assist departments in developing teaching assessments for teaching assistants.-Coordinate annual Teaching Assistant awards.-Collaborate with L&S Associate Dean for DEI regarding Advanced Opportunity Fellowship programming.(25%) Participate in planning, promoting, and implementing teaching excellence initiatives such as inclusive teaching, new faculty orientation, and other projects as a member of the Teaching and Learning Administration unit. Collaborate with campus partners and stakeholders in similar teaching and learning excellence activities. (5%) Other duties as assigned
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Master's Degree required, PhD preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Required Qualifications:3 or more years of relevant experience in higher education and instruction, with preference for teaching.Preferred Qualifications:Experience working with graduate students in academic and teaching settings.Experience providing professional development to graduate students.Experience and knowledge of High Impact Practices.Strong record of excellence in teaching.Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion and equity.Self-motivation and strong organizational, problem-solving, attention to details and project management skills.Exceptional written, oral and interpersonal communication skills.Ability to integrate 'big picture' thinking with an attention to detail.Consultative skills and experience working collaboratively with faculty, staff and students.Comfort working in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment.Embodiment of growth, service and team player mindsets.
A480200-COL OF LETTERS & SCIENCE/ADMINISTRATION/ADMIN
Full Time: 100%
Appointment Type/ Duration:
Minimum $68,749 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.For questions on the position, contact: Cheryl Adams Kadera at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To be considered, applications must be submitted online at: https://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/en-us/job/508601/assistant-dean-for-graduate-student-academic-affairs. Please click on the "Apply Now" button. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
Cheryl Adams Kaderacheryl.email@example.comRelay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )