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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 259197-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Teaching and Instruction of For-credit Courses

Job Summary:

Reporting to the Transportation and Infrastructure Team Lead, the program director will develop and deliver short courses and certificates in Civil and Environmental Engineering focused on wastewater, drinking water, stormwater, and sustainability.

The program director will be expected to seek out innovative ways to provide continuing education; conduct programs that are financially self-supporting; and develop and maintain relationships with other university departments and outside associations for the purpose of advancing knowledge and developing content.

Expected activities include communicating with prospective students, identifying student needs, developing instructional materials, coordinating with course marketing and support staff, teaching, arranging for faculty and instructors, assessing course evaluation results, and maintaining financially self-supporting program budgets. The program director will revise existing courses and develop and launch new courses, certificates, and digital badges. The program director must be self-disciplined, motivated, and able to work independently with limited oversight.

With nationally recognized online degree programs, short courses, certificate programs and more, the UW-Madison Office of Interdisciplinary Professional Programs continues to be a pioneer in continuing education. Founded in 1949, we help working professionals 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.

Responsibilities: Teaching Faculty I (TL025)
Teaching Faculty II (TL026)
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


Bachelor's Degree
Civil engineering or related field

Master's Degree


5 years experience in a technical or engineering management role responsible for leading civil engineering projects required. The applicant must have professional knowledge and experience with the latest industry practices of wastewater, drinking water, stormwater, and sustainability.

Experience teaching, providing training, or presenting to civil and environmental professionals preferred

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


PE - Professional Engineer

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: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 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:



Minimum $90,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Will consider candidates interested in full or part-time; minimum salary is based on 100% FTE and will be prorated at a lower FTE.

Additional Information:

-Remote work may be available depending on location. Some travel required.
-This is a non-tenure track position.
-The search committee will review all application materials after the posted deadline. We will notify selected applicants to participate further in the selection process directly. References will be requested of final candidates. All applicants will be notified after the search is complete and a candidate has been selected.
-Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

How to Apply:

To begin the application process, click on "Apply Now". Applicants must apply through job #259197 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:

Teaching Faculty I(TL025) or Teaching Faculty II(TL026)



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.

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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