Job Description

Job ID
17873
Location
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

JOB DETAILS:


The Operations and Management Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA, has an opening for a faculty, tenure-track, nine-month academic year appointment for August 2022.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum Requirements

  • Master’s degree and at least (2) years of industry work experience in Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology, Quality Management, or other related degree with an Industry 4.0 focus.
  • Demonstrated enrollment in a Ph.D. or similar terminal degree program which when completed, will lead to the qualifications necessary for tenure and promotion.
  • Interest in advancing student learning in area of operations management and Industry 4.0.
  • Demonstrated success working with diverse stakeholders.

Preferred

  • Post-secondary teaching experience.
  • Related professional certifications.

The university emphasizes teaching excellence; candidates brought to campus will be required to teach a component of a class as part of the interview process and discuss how instruction partners/is supported by an online management system.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Teach face-to-face, hybrid, and online, undergraduate, and graduate courses according to departmental instructional plans. The current primary instructional needs for the Operations and Management position call for teaching coursework in Industry 4.0 related to operations, qualitity improvement and management, project management, and industrial systems engineering for college programs as well as helping with program accreditation.
  • In addition to teaching, all UW-Stout faculty are expected to provide student academic advisement and conduct assessment of student learning. Work includes contributing to continuous improvement processes, in collaboration with faculty and staff, engaging in research, service; and contributing to a positive, collaborative environment dedicated to inclusive excellence.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The Operations and Management (O&M) Department is housed in the College of Science, Technology, Engineering, Math, and Management. O&M primarily serves undergraduate majors in Management, Business, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Technology, Construction, and Packaging, as well as graduate majors in Training and Human Resources Development, Engineering, Risk Control, and Operations and Supply Management. The department currently has 40 faculty/staff and offers in excess of 50 courses and 100 different sections each semester.

INSTITUTIONAL OVERVIEW

University of Wisconsin-Stout prepares lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens in an equitable, inclusive, and sustainable environment through collaborative career-focused programs that integrate applied learning, theory and research. UW-Stout is committed to developing an inclusive community that fosters a rich, dynamic, and collaborative environment in which to work and grow, celebrating the diversity of individual perspectives and experiences.

A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the University of Wisconsin System--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences, and an integrated liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 47 undergraduate and 23 graduate degrees, including 21 masters and 2 advanced degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students.

UW-Stout is committed to investing in and ensuring access to equitable, diverse, and inclusive learning, student living, and work environments that reflect our regional and global connections.

The UW-Stout campus community enjoys opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry and encourages collaboration within and across disciplines and professions.

The university is on a beautiful campus in Menomonie, situated in western Wisconsin, 60 minutes east of Minneapolis-St. Paul on Interstate 94. Located in the scenic Chippewa Valley region with a population base of more than 200,000, Menomonie is a city of more than 16,400, surrounded by lakes, streams, and woodlands. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/our-community

Facts and data about the university: https://www.uwstout.edu/about-us/meet-our-leadership/institutional-accreditation/fact-book

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate’s completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources team. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful candidate must have authorization to work within the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: https://www.uwstout.edu/life-stout/police-and-parking/clery-information

TO APPLY

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Curriculum vitae
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references
  4. Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts required at time of hire
  5. Inclusivity Statement: Equity, diversity and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout Provide a one-page statement demonstrating your commitment to inclusivity. This can include past/ present work, volunteer and lived experience, and how you envision carrying that experience into your work at UW-Stout.

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by Sunday, February 6, 2022. Screening of applications may continue until the position is filled.

Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.uwss.wisconsin.edu/21900

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Dr. Brian Finder

Email: finderb@uwstout.edu Subject: Application for JOB 17873

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Human Resources: Jamie Bowe

Email: boweja@uwstout.edu Subject: Application for JOB 17873

Job Family: Teaching