Office of Continuing Education
Hiring a full-time, 12-month academic staff member to work with community programs in the Office of Continuing Education. This program planning position is responsible for a broad range of community education and training programs. The Outreach Coordinator works with community members, business and industry representatives, professionals, parents and youth, schools and educational agencies, campus academic and administrative units, and other partners - utilizing both on-campus and off-campus resources to meet the educational needs and interests of community members and targeted professional groups. The position encompasses the full spectrum of adult and continuing education program planning across the lifespan, development, promotion, delivery, and assessment responsibilities, and manages a wide array of ongoing programs, while also developing new programs, services, and partnerships. The position is an annual appointment with the period of employment beginning January 1, 2014. The minimum salary is $41,750.
- A Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
- A minimum of two years of experience in the development and management of self-supported programs and/or events.
- Knowledge of both theory and practical applications in adult and continuing education.
- Documented relevant experiences with management and supervision.
- Strong computer skills, especially working with Word, Excel, and databases.
- Understanding of the importance of liberal arts and sciences in lifelong learning.
- Flexibility to work with a range of student and educator styles and personalities.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Strong fiscal, organizational and administrative skills.
- Demonstrated success in launching and maintaining collaborations and partnerships.
- Plan and implement a variety of community programs, including youth programs, computer classes, health/fitness classes, and infant/children's swim and senior swim.
- Deliver on-site training to area businesses and industries.
- Develop collaborative relationships with external community groups, faculty and staff, and academic departments to strengthen/expand clientele base.
- Coordinate program support and provide on-site presence for all programs, and for extensive on-site support for large events.
- Conduct assessment of all programs, provide report of activities and program impact.
Invoicing and financials
- Develop communication plans, print and web promotional materials.
- Design budgets, seek alternative funding, and ensure that program revenue and self-support requirements are met.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville
, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released upon request. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
In compliance with the Clery Act of 1998, the University of Wisconsin-Platteville Crime Statistics Report
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To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by December 6, 2013; applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
Submit a letter of application that addresses each published qualification for employment; a concise separate statement describing the applicant's history of working with or demonstrated commitment to addressing issues of race, gender, sexual orientation, disability, and/or other issues of historic marginalization; a resume; and the names, email addresses, and telephone numbers of three references. Materials must be submitted via the online application system.
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