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DISTANCE EDUCATION PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Apply now Job no: 89928-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:DCS/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Management/Supervisory

Position Vacancy ID:

89928-AS

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Distance Education Professional Development Program Director

Official Title:

OUTREACH PROG MGR II(P65NM)

Hiring Department:

A938800-DIVN OF CONTINUING STUDIES/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS

FTE:

100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 01, 2017

Term:

This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $56,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Master's degree required. Preferably in education or business administration.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- 5 years of experience in the field of online learning and could include responsibilities such as course development, teaching, instructional design, and student support services.
- Successful experience leading and supervising a goal-oriented and results-focused team
- Demonstrated experience growing and meeting revenue requirements
- Experience developing and maintaining strategic relationships with stakeholders, advisors, partners, clients, content experts, etc.
- Knowledge of professional development and/or continuing education programs and events such as conferences, courses, certificates and custom training.

License or Certificate:  
Position Summary:

We are seeking an individual to provide strategic leadership and overall responsibility for Distance Education Professional Development (DEPD), a unit within Liberal Arts & Applied Studies (LAAS), the academic department in the Division of Continuing Studies (DCS) at UW-Madison. Driven by growth-focused program area goals the position develops and leads a team responsible for a revenue-generating portfolio that includes well-established programs including the national Distance Teaching & Learning Conference and certificate programs, as well as new professional development programs in the growing and ever-changing field of online learning and distance education. With an entrepreneurial spirit and business acumen, the position builds relationships and collaborative partnerships with stakeholders, advisors, clients and content experts to develop and grow programs in online teaching and learning that include, but are not limited to, faculty development for higher education.

Additional Information:

The Division of Continuing Studies is committed to building a diverse workforce. Members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Contact:

Leanne Morris
leanne.morris@wisc.edu
608-890-3337
Relay 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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please apply online and submit a resume, cover letter and three professional references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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