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Continuing & Strategic Programs Manager

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Baraboo
Categories: Administration, Office and Administrative, Student Services

 

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is hiring a full-time, 12-month staff member to work with continuing education programs in the Continuing Education Institute.  

Responsibilities:

The Continuing & Strategic Programs Manager (CSPM) is responsible for a broad range of credit and non-credit programming including:

-customized offerings

-training programs

-community education

-youth camps, and credit classes 

-Developing communication plans, print, social and web promotional materials

-Designing budgets, seek alternative funding, and ensure that program revenue and self-support requirements are met

-An active participant in following applicable safety rules and regulations; including necessary training and drills

The CSPM works with business and industry representatives, professionals, community members, 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.

Coordinate program support and provide on-site presence for all programs, and for extensive on-site support for large events. Includes days, evenings and weekends. Conduct assessment of all programs, provide report of activities and program impact.

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, trainings, services, and partnerships.  The CSPM oversees programming for UW-Platteville on the Baraboo campus.   

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

Experience in the development and management of programs and/or events.

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

- Documented relevant experiences with management and supervision.

- Strong computer skills, especially working with Word, Excel, and databases.

- 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.

-Two years’ experience in the development & management of self-supported programs and/or events.  

- Experience to creating individual class and program budgets.

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

Why it’s Great to be a Pioneer:

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County is proud to be your local UW campus! As part of the University of Wisconsin Platteville, we offer the foundation coursework for over 200 majors, along with a wide range of collaborative, non-credit, and special programs.

At the Baraboo Sauk County campus, you get all the benefits of a small, liberal arts college, along with the resources of the world-class University of Wisconsin-Platteville. We provide a supportive environment where you can work directly with professors who are dedicated to teaching. That, along with a wide range of outstanding academic and co-curricular options, makes UW-Platteville Baraboo Sauk County your best path to a college degree and unlimited career opportunities.

Just a short drive from Devil’s Lake State Park, Madison, and Wisconsin Dells, our campus is surrounded in natural beauty, history, and culture. Take some time to explore our website and learn more about us, or stop by and pay us a visit! We think you'll like what you see.

Application Deadline:

Applications must be received by 9/13/19.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

 Chenoa Ruecking; rueckingc@uwplatt.edu

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. 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 Annual Security & Fire Safety Report is available for review. Call the UW-Platteville Campus Police Office at 608.342.1584 for a paper copy of the annual report.

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Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.



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