Job description

JOB NO.: 96327-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time

Department: EDUC/WCER

Location: Madison

Categories: Management/Supervisory, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96327-AS

Working Title: Assistant Director of Professional Learning


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 01, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

MA in Education; Specialization in Bilingual Education and/or Ph.D. preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

* Experience conducting research in multilingual settings using qualitative or quantitative methods.
* Strong knowledge of the field of Spanish and English language development research.
* Experience conducting professional learning presentations in Spanish and English.
* Strong collaborative leadership skills.
* Bilingual/biliterate in academic Spanish and English.

* Teaching experience in preK-12 bilingual education settings (3 years minimum); bilingual endorsement/certification preferred.
* Experience advocating for Spanish/English bilingualism and biliteracy.
* Experience supervising a team.
* Familiarity with the WIDA English Language Development (ELD) and/or Spanish Language Development (SLD) standards.
* Experience with the WIDA assessment delivery system.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

WIDA, an organization within the University of Wisconsin-Madison Wisconsin Center for Education Research, is a national leader in the development of preK-12 English Language Development standards and assessments. The organization is also committed to bilingual development which currently includes preK-12 Spanish Language Development (SLD) Standards and professional learning opportunities. WIDA is seeking a strong leader to join the Professional Learning leadership team who is committed to supporting educators of multilingual learners through research-driven professional learning programs and services. The position is located at our offices in Madison, WI with travel expectations averaging two trips per month.

Given the scope of work for this role, it is required that the selected candidate live in or relocate to the Madison area. Visit for more information on what Madison has to offer.

WIDA has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself and as a valuable means for success in the field of education. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Additional Information:


Franchesca Beswick
[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 apply for this position, please upload a cover letter addressed to Diep Nguyen, current resume and contact information of three professional references.

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: Oct 16 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 13 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 12/4/2018
Application Due: 12/15/2018
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