Job description


Job no: 96381-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Network Administrative/Outreach Coordinator

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):



50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

FEBRUARY 01, 2019


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $70,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Master's degree in education required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Demonstrated program coordination experience.
- Demonstrated ability to advise and mentor graduate students.
- Demonstrated experience in planning, managing, and executing projects within deadlines.
- Demonstrated experience with public relations, marketing, outreach and communications.
- Demonstrated experience managing program budgets and expenses
- Excellent administrative and time-management skills.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Demonstrated experience in the following:
- Creating and managing projects and initiatives that are designed to transform education on behalf of students, teachers, leaders, and community members.
- Writing grants and proposals, and securing extramural funding.
- Demonstrated experience in building and sustaining high level and strategic relationships across multiple professional fields and academic disciplines.
- Demonstrated experience building social capital intensive networks of professional relationships that connect the University of Wisconsin education community with the broader education community.

License or Certificate:

Position Summary:

In fulfillment of the Wisconsin Idea, the Network facilitates relationships among researchers and education community members to transform education through applied research, policy development, classroom practice, and community engagement. The Network employs three primary initiatives to fulfill this mission: (1) The Network Fellows Program, which provides graduate students with opportunities to use their knowledge and skills at non-profit organizations throughout the state to directly shape legislation, policy, and classroom practice; (2) Network Events, which bring together stakeholders across the education community to address pressing issues in the field; and (3) the Grand Challenges inspires interdisciplinary collaboration and sparks new research to address grand challenges in education, health, and the arts.

As related to these three initiatives, the Network Fellows Program Coordinator will be responsible for coordinating the Network Fellows program day-to-day operations, overseeing program outreach and event planning, and contributing to administration activities for The Network. This position also will facilitate the success of Network efforts to fulfill its mission by sharing knowledge, building sustainable relationships, and effectively partnering researchers, educators, leaders, and community members.

Additional Information:


Sarah Archibald
[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:

Please submit a resume, cover letter, and list of three professional references with contact information included.

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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Applications Open: Oct 18 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 16 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 10/19/2027
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