Madison, WI
Sep 30, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 92251-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Instructional Design, Management/Supervisory, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 92251-AS

Working Title: Program Coordinator and On-Site Director, Pushkin Summer Institute


Hiring Department: A102700-INTL DIVISION/CREECA

FTE: 33% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: OCTOBER 18, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MA in Russian or a related field required; PhD preferred. Must have taken at least one course in Russian or foreign language teaching methodology.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Advanced proficiency in Russian required. Position requires strong familiarity with goals and standards of STARTALK, a national program that provides critical language education for students K-16, professional development for critical language teachers, and resources for the world language teaching and learning field; and with NSLI-Y, which provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students and recent high school graduates to learn Russian (and other less commonly taught languages) in summer and academic-year overseas immersion programs. Experience with grant writing and extramural fundraising required, including developing grant proposal budgets. Experience working with high school youth strongly desired. Experience in supervising student employees highly desired. Two years experience teaching Russian as a foreign language at the high school or post-secondary level preferred.

Prior experience with UW-Madison online financial, grants management, and HR programs, such as WISDM, WISPER, and HRS is highly desired.

Position Summary:

The Center for Russia, East Europe, and Central Asia (CREECA), in cooperation with the Department of German, Nordic, and Slavic, seeks a talented educator and administrator as its Program Coordinator for the Pushkin Summer Institute. The Program Coordinator, working under the supervision of the CREECA Associate Director and the Pushkin Summer Institute Faculty Director, oversees all aspects of the Pushkin Summer Institute, a two-part program that includes a six-week summer institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison for rising high school juniors and seniors and an overseas summer program in Daugavpils, Latvia for rising high school seniors and recent graduates. This is a year-round position with a variable FTE. During the academic year, the Program Coordinator works to plan the programs. During the summer, the Program Coordinator serves as the full-time On-Site Director of the domestic Pushkin Summer Institute in Madison.
More information about the Pushkin Summer Institute is at:

Additional Information:

This position is a 12-month appointment with a variable FTE. It will be at .33 percent time from September 1-May 31. It will be at 100% time from June 1-August 31. The residential program is in session from mid-June to early August each year.


Kristine Schutte
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please submit a Cover Letter and Resume online by the assured consideration date.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: Sep 29 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 13 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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