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Apply now Job no: 99635-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Grant, Research, Contract Management, Management/Supervisory, Project Management, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The LEAD Center (Learning through Evaluation, Adaptation, and Dissemination) at the Wisconsin Center for Education Research seeks a professional evaluator to join our team. Staff at the LEAD Center conduct program evaluation about post-secondary education on campus, state-wide and nationally. This position entails the successful implementation and completion of evaluation plans that are designed to increase the participation of underrepresented minority undergraduate, graduate students, and postdoctoral scientists in STEMM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics, and medicine), and for success in post-secondary education generally. Besides the completion of evaluation projects, the successful candidate will also be responsible for identifying and applying for evaluation grants to maintain his/her funding, supervising others, as well as conducting evaluation projects, and supporting the LEAD center's mission of education, outreach, dissemination and scholarship.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Doctoral degree required in education, psychology, or other social science or related field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* At least five years of successful experience in conducting project/program evaluation.
* Experience in directing evaluation plans and supervising evaluators.
* Demonstrated knowledge and practice in evaluation theory, mixed methodology, design, and implementation.
* Successful grant proposal writing experience.
* Demonstrated knowledge and practice of culturally responsive evaluation (CRE).
* Knowledge about evaluation of training programs that serve graduate students and postdoctoral scientists in
postsecondary institutions.
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
* Ability to work in cross-disciplinary teams on evaluation projects.
* Ability to develop and maintain productive client relationships.

Additional Information:

This position may be extended for an additional year or made renewable pending available funding.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $60,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Dr. Christine Pribbenow, current resume and the names and a reference list with the contact information of at least three professional references. Please include the contact information for your current or most recent supervisor.


Mary Hegge
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:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


  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:

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).

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