Job description

JOB NO.: 96916-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Instructional

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96916-AS

Working Title: Honors Program Manager


FTE: 75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 09, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-More than two years of experience required in higher education, including at least one year of experience with direct student interaction such as undergraduate advising or instruction.
-Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues, including faculty, campus-wide staff, students, and other stakeholders.
-Demonstrated experience working independently and effectively.
-Expressed dedication and enthusiasm for developing new initiatives.
-Demonstrated excellence in organizational skills and effective prioritization.
-Familiarity with UW-Madison, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) academic programs, and Honors programming desirable.
-Experience with managing program budgets/financial matters desirable.
-Preference given to those with a degree in a discipline represented in CALS
-Exposure to undergraduate research experiences, especially in a CALS discipline, desirable.
-Experience developing and/or managing programs or projects desirable.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The CALS Honors program provides highly motivated undergraduate students with a challenging and enriching academic experience. The program engages students in the college's great research tradition through completion of undergraduate research projects and required honors coursework directed at furthering their knowledge in quality and ethical scientific discovery as well as career development opportunities. The incumbent will manage the CALS Honors program through curricular planning, Honors student advising, and support of the CALS Honors committee. In addition, this position will provide instructional support for the CALS QuickStart program, an early start program for motivated incoming freshman.

The Honors Program Manager joins the CALS Office of Academic Affairs, which supports the college's academic and student services, study abroad, recruitment, transitional advising, and scholarships. The Honors Program Manager reports to the Assistant Dean for Academic Programs and Policies or the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

Additional Information:

Occasional weekend and evening duties required. A Criminal Background Check (CBC) will be required for this position.


Justin Cave
[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 please click on the `Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, a cover letter briefly describing your interest in the position, how your relevant experiences align with the position requirements, and 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: Dec 7 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Jan 2 2019 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 12/8/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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