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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 237043-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Instructional, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of Professional Development Programs, the program director will develop and deliver short courses and certificates in the specialty of electrical and power engineering.

With nationally recognized online degree programs, short courses, certificate programs and more, UW Madisons Interdisciplinary Professional Programs continues to be a pioneer in continuing education. Founded in 1949, we help students learn the technical skills they need to do their jobs better and empower them with confidence and motivation to take their careers to the next level.

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:

Bachelors degree in electrical engineering or related area is required.

Masters degree preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

5 years experience in a technical or engineering management role responsible for leading electric power system projects required. The applicant must have professional knowledge of and experience with the latest industry practices of electrical engineering, power engineering, and electric power systems.

Candidates with demonstrated skills in the following areas preferred:
planning, designing, implementing, or managing electric power system projects

1-2 years experience in designing, implementing, and providing training for practicing professionals preferred. Candidates with demonstrated teaching experience, expertise in adult learning techniques, and a commitment to teaching adult learners preferred.

Experience with online learning tools and software, such as Canvas, Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and/or Webex preferred.

Program directors must be self-disciplined, motivated, and able to work independently with limited oversight.

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.

Minimum salary is based on 100% FTE and will be prorated at a lower FTE.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click on "Apply Now". Applicants must apply through job #237043 on the Jobs at UW website ( by submitting a cover letter and resume by the consideration date.


Hilary Stone
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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