PROGRAM DIRECTOR-ENERGY AND POWER
JOB NO.: 91364-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: ENGR/ENGR PROF DEVELOPMENT
Categories: Engineering, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable
Position Vacancy ID: 91364-AS
Working Title: Program Director-Energy and Power
Official Title: FACULTY ASSOCIATE(D92DN) or ASST FACULTY ASSOC(D92LN)
Hiring Department: A199500-COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING/ENGR PROF DEVELOPMENT
Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 15, 2017
Term: This is a renewable appointment.
Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
A Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, or related area is required. Masters degree preferred. Candidates with advanced degrees are encouraged to apply.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
At least five years experience in utility-scale power system engineering is required in which the applicant has demonstrated involvement in planning, designing, implementing, or managing electric power system projects. The applicant must have professional knowledge of and experience with the latest industry practices. Candidates with demonstrated skills in the following area are desirable:
-Electrical distribution systems
-Power system protection
-Electric power system security
-Design engineering at the project or system levels
-Technical analysis of utility-scale engineering systems
-Demonstrated organizational leadership (in place of employment or professional societies)
-Technical staff training (including organizing training events)
The Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) is an internationally recognized, financially self-sustaining academic department within the UW-Madison College of Engineering with an annual operating budget of $13 million dollars. The Department seeks to fulfill the university's commitment to the "Wisconsin Idea" by providing professional development courses, customized training, internet delivered distance degree programs, and technical assistance to practicing professionals in a wide range of technical disciplines. The department also provides outreach programs to industry managers and government agency specialists related to technology management, implementation, and career development.
As a Program Director, the selected candidate is expected to seek out new and innovative ways to provide continuing education to department clientele and others; conduct educational programs that are financially self-supporting; and develop and maintain relationships with other university departments and various outside associations, organizations, and government agencies for the purpose of advancing current knowledge and developing program content.
Instructions to applicants:
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Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
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Advertised: Aug 16 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: Sep 30 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time