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Apply now Job no: 234193-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Project Management

Position Summary:

The College of Letters and Science (L&S) Online Degree Coordinator contributes to the development, implementation, administration, coordination, and evaluation of the L&S Online Undergraduate Degree Programs (OUDs) at the college level. Works closely with L&S departments that offer courses for the L&S OUD(s) and other campus OUDs, as well as with L&S Teaching & Learning and other L&S Administrative units. Participates in other Teaching & Learning curricular and planning projects. Serves as a member of the Teaching & Learning Administration team and reports to the Associate Dean for Teaching & Learning.

Responsible for administration of new and emerging L&S Online Undergraduate Degree Program initiative to ensure effectiveness of instructional plans in meeting departmental, instructional academic staff, faculty and student development goals and initiatives. A large component involves independent planning and coordination with departments on course offerings, advise departments on staffing and budget planning, and coordination with senior staff to solve issues. Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.

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 of 2 years' experience with academic program and/or department administration required, three or more years' experience preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience with baccalaureate degree requirements in a liberal arts context.
- Experience working with academic departments, including faculty, instructional staff, administrative, and curricular services staff.
- Demonstrated experience with successful project management.
- Experience organizing and leading or facilitating meetings ranging from small (4-5 participants) to large (20-30), leading training or orientation sessions, or engaging as a leader in project-oriented group interactions.
- Experience tracking and managing budgets.
- Experience using data for analysis and decision making, including ability to create and maintain databases to generate reports and represent program activity.
- Ability to work effectively with campus-wide student support units, academic support staff and external stakeholders.
- Strong organizational skills and ability



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $53,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into an Administrative Program Specialist or Senior Administrative Program Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Annie Powers,

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Cheryl Adams Kadera
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-Renewable

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.

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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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