Job description

JOB NO.: 94200-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Development, Alumni Affairs, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Human Resources, Payroll, Training, Employee Development

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 94200-AS

Working Title: Organizational Career Development Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2018

Term: This position will end on JUNE 30, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,167 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

- High school diploma
- At least 2 years of experience developing and delivering career development programs and content

- Bachelor's degree in education, business, or related field
- Master's in education or business

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel
- Ability to periodically deliver classes to 2nd and 3rd shift employees (approximately 2-4 times per year)
- Ability to facilitate in person training for up to 4 hours per day

- Experience working in a managerial/supervisory role
- Knowledge and experience facilitating workplace skills and/or supervisory training
- Experience facilitating/training/teaching with an adult population
- Experience working in an academic setting

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The position is located within Learning and Talent Development (LTD) in the Office of Human Resources (OHR) at UW-Madison, and reports to the Director of Learning and Talent Development. The Learning and Talent Development group serves as a central interface point with the campus community to deliver professional development and learning opportunities and to create a high quality workforce prepared to address the challenges of the 21st century in an educational environment.

This position is responsible for creating an organizational career development program from the ground up, and delivering organizational career development tools and strategies to support UW-Madison employees. It includes increasing organizational awareness of career development processes as a part of the professional development program and providing support to supervisors in identifying, creating, and implementing career development as a part of the employee development process. The incumbent in this position will collaborate closely with Adult Career and Special Student Services in the Division of Continuing Studies, and manage training projects as a result of consulting with campus partners. In addition, the position will:

- Develop, deliver, and manage organization-wide career development tools for employees, supervisors, and managers;
- Develop, coordinate, and teach career development related offerings within LTD, which focus on building a healthy, inclusive, and engaging work environment.
- Facilitate and coordinate collaborative design team structure to create, develop, and implement online workshops, face-to-face courses, and sustained learning communities focused on existing and emerging individual and organizational needs around career development, as well as creating and implementing new and emerging educational events as the need arises.
- Research successful employee career development programs to design, develop, and implement a career development program that enhances employee effectiveness through competency gap analysis, innovative use of technology, blended learning, process improvement, coaching, and a systematic organizational approach.
- Communicate and collaborate regularly with internal and external groups, including Adult Career & Special Student Services Office in the Division of Continuing Studies, Compensation and Titling, and the Human Resources Community of Practice (CoP).
- Additional assignments may be assigned based on departmental needs. ?

UW-Madison has over 35,000 faculty and staff located in 32 colleges, school, and divisions. Employees' functions span most occupational areas with backgrounds covering the full spectrum. This position is integral in supporting human resource programs that allow the university to attract, hire, and retain talent in all positions.

This is a 2-year project position, with the possibility of extension.

Additional Information:

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.


Kyle Brown
[email protected]
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:

To begin the application process, click the "apply now" button.
Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience and a resume detailing your educational and professional background.In these materials, be sure to include your experience working with organizational and career development (including tools, research, models, and practices), consultation and delivering presentations to individuals and groups in large or complex organizations, and assessment.

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.

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: May 7 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Jun 4 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 5/8/2018
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