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ACADEMIC PROGRAM SPECIALIST

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 263126-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department:SMPH/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic and Student Experience Services

Job Summary:

The Department of Radiology, University of Wisconsin - Madison School of Medicine & Public Health is seeking an Academic Program Specialist to join our Education team! This position will support our offerings within the ForWard medical student curriculum, working closely with faculty and trainee content experts to deliver high-quality and innovative didactic and clinical teaching. As the Academic Program Specialist, you will provide high-level logistical support towards our educational programming, including scheduling and coordination of timetable course sessions and clinical rotations, teaching evaluation management, and supporting and consulting on teaching technologies.

SMPH is committed to being a diverse, equitable, inclusive and anti-racist workplace and is an Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Applications from Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) individuals, LGBTQ+ and non-binary identities, women, persons with disabilities, military service members and veterans are strongly encouraged.

Responsibilities: Contributes to the development, implementation, administration, coordination, and evaluation for one or more academic programs to ensure effectiveness in meeting departmental and student development goals and initiatives. Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
  • 20% Utilizes independent judgement regarding development, implementation, promotion, and evaluation for one or more academic programs, initiatives, or events
  • 30% Identifies program, needs, contributes to the development of unit workflows, schedules logistics and secures resources for meetings, events, and interviews
  • 10% Coordinates program components and evaluates program effectiveness and provides recommendations for improvement
  • 20% May supervise the day to day activities of one or more academic programs and resolves issues exercising discretion to meet unit goals.
  • 20% Provides consultation, training, and/or support for learning technology tools and platforms
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
Bachelor's Degree

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:
- At least 1 year experience coordinating program and/or course logistics in a higher education setting (internship or professional experience)
- Professional level and highly effective use of Microsoft Office suite
- Proficiency in learning technology tools (IE: Canvas learning management system) and/or demonstrated ability to learn and adopt new technology quickly
- Strong organizational skills
- Excellent and efficient communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with curriculum development and implementation
- Experience applying instructional design methodologies (e.g., ADDIE, etc.) and learning theories to adult populations
- Experience consulting with subject matter experts on teaching techniques and novel technologies

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Salary is negotiable and will be based on experience and skills. Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment. University sponsorship is not available for this position.

The selected candidate will be required to pass an initial criminal and/or caregiver background check.

How to Apply:

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position.

Contact:

Heather Heimbecker
hheimbecker@uwhealth.org
608-263-9159
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. )



Official Title:

Academic Program Specialist(AE010)

Department(s):

A539300-MEDICAL SCHOOL/RADIOLOGY/RADIOLOGY

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

263126-AS

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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