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Program Coordinator - Industrial Engineering

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Work type: Faculty
Location: Platteville
Categories: Administration, Engineering, Industrial Studies

 

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Some say we have it all; dedicated students, incredible faculty, expanding programs, state of the art technology. 

We say…come be a part of something amazing.

Industrial Engineering Faculty and Program Coordinator:

The Industrial Engineering (IE) Program Coordinator is a tenure-track leadership and faculty position. This individual will enhance the existing IE program and lead new initiatives; foster external relationships and seek resources; lead ABET accreditation efforts; manage the program budget and resources; and work in coordination with the College Dean, other College leaders, and diverse offices on campus to achieve strategic priorities.

This is a tenured faculty position with a start date of August 1, 2020.

Leadership and Vision:

In addition to serving as an Industrial Engineering faculty member, the successful candidate will:

  • Develop class schedules and teaching assignments
  • Lead ABET accreditation and assessment activities for IE program
  • Lead curricular changes including developing new programs and other academic initiatives
  • Develop and enhance external relationships with employers, alumni, donors and other stakeholders; seek external resources to support IE program mission
  • Manage IE program budget and resources
  • Foster program excellence for teaching and advising
  • Lead program activities related to student and academic affairs 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • PhD in Industrial Engineering or related field
  • Associate professor rank at current institution or at least 5 years at Assistant Professor rank with significant industry experience
  • Proven leadership ability and experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Budget management experience
  • Record of industry- and/or federally-funded, high quality research and scholarly work
  • Demonstrated strength in teaching

About the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Science and Department:

The College of EMS enrolls approximately 3,400 students in BS degree programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Software Engineering and Engineering Physics; and BS degrees in Mathematics, Broad Field Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. All the engineering programs have long-standing relations with industrial partners throughout Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and beyond. In addition, UW-Platteville offers an online Master of Science in Engineering program, which has been designated as a Best Buy in online education. The Master of Science offers technical emphasis in Engineering Design, Applications in Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, or Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.

The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department provides Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. Industrial Engineering is an ABET-accredited program with 5 faculty and staff, serving approximately 170 majors, and graduating approximately 40 students per year.

With the opening of a new 100,000 sf engineering building in 2022, the College will consolidate its engineering programs into a single complex, allowing greater interdepartmental collaboration across majors. The new building will house new engineering learning environments, lab facilities, and a large maker space.

For more information, please see the program web pages: https://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/industrial-engineering

Why it’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 43 baccalaureate and 7 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in engineering, education, 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.

Application Deadline:

To ensure full consideration applications must be received by December 12, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for consideration:

  • A letter of application addressing all required qualifications.
  • Curriculum vitae.
  • Separate statement of leadership philosophy and management experience, including a description of experience with ABET accreditation and new program development. (2-page limit)
  • Separate statement describing your achievement of excellence in undergraduate education. (1-page limit).
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email addresses) for three professional references. References must be able to address the following: leadership potential and experience, management ability, and performance in the areas of teaching, research, and service.

 

Questions about this position may be addressed to:

Keith Thompson

Associate Dean for Operations and Interim Industrial Engineering Program Coordinator

College of Engineering, Math and Science, The University of Wisconsin – Platteville

Email: thompsmi@uwplatt.edu

Phone: 608-342-1479

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.

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The University of Wisconsin System 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 in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study.

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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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