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WIDA CONSORTIUM MANAGER

Apply now Job no: 100039-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:EDUC/WCER
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Center for Education Research at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is home to the WIDA project (wida.us), a leader in the development of products and services intended to support the needs of English language learners (ELLs) and their educators. This position is responsible for the overall management of the Consortium governance structure and maintaining strong lines of communication with internal and external stakeholders with an emphasis on assessment and development projects focused on assessments and resources for multilingual learners with significant cognitive disabilities.

Given the scope of work for this role, the position will be required to live in or relocate to the Madison area (no option to work remotely). Visit https://madison.wisc.edu/ for more information on what Madison has to offer.

WIDA has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and as a valuable means of success in the field of education. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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:

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

* Minimum 10 years in the field of large-scale state education assessment
* Knowledge of Federal and State policies and compliance standards for pre-K-12 systems, specifically related to assessment and accommodations
* Familiarity with the US Department of Education Title I, II, and III guidelines
* Experience working in a State Education Agency (SEA) preferred
* Capacity to work with diverse populations including students with significant cognitive disabilities
* Knowledge of WIDA products and resources

Department(s):

A177500-SCHOOL OF EDUCATION/WCER

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

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

Instructions to Applicants:

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

Contact:

Franchesca Beswick
franchesca.beswick@wisc.edu
608-263-4221
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:

SR ADMIN PRGM SPEC(R07BN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

100039-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://oed.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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