Graduate Studies & Academic Projects
Current UW-Platteville employees are invited to apply for the position of the Director of the School of Graduate Studies and Academic Projects. This position will be a limited appointment, with a May 28, 2013 start date. It is anticipated that the appointment will be reviewed each year.
Doctorate Degree, Qualified to become a member of the UW-Platteville Graduate Faculty if not presently a member. A well-qualified candidate will have demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills, and reasonable familiarity with the many academic, administrative and student support units at UW-Platteville. This position will require the ability to think broadly and provide thoughtful input to members of the Academic Affairs leadership team about a variety of issues, as well as the ability to successfully complete projects which require a focus on detail. Strong communication skills are required. Strong computer skills are a plus, although not specifically required. Eligible candidates for this position will have five or more years of experience at UW-Platteville and be a tenured faculty member. The candidate must have a strong commitment to campus diversity.
The Director of the School of Graduate Studies and Academic Projects works closely with the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, the College Deans, and the graduate faculty to facilitate admission, registration, and transfer credits for students enrolled in UW-Platteville graduate programs. Duties related to coordinating the graduate program include: approving all admissions for campus and distance programs, allocating graduate assistantships, reviewing requests from graduate students related to transfer courses, late registration and drops, TOEFL scores, credit overloads, and waivers. In this role, the Director meets with the Graduate Council at its regular meetings, supervises the program assistant of the School of Graduate Studies, coordinates assessment of graduate programs, and supervises the updating of the graduate catalog.
In working on academic projects, the coordinator serves as the liaison between the university and the Confucius Institute, monitors and oversees response to correspondence and requests from UW-System. Other duties may include representing the Provost's office on various committees and at university events as well as other duties as assigned.
The successful applicant will be given release time from their tenured academic faculty appointment to complete the obligations of this full year position. Compensation for the annual appointment will be calculated employing the pay basis conversion procedures established under the UW System, Financial Administration: Salary and Fringe Benefits Calculations for Unclassified Staff.
Interested applicants should apply electronically by sending a cover letter, resume, and the names and contact information of 3 professional references. Applications will be reviewed beginning May 10, 2013.
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