Job Description

Job ID
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time


The Operations and Management Department at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Menomonie, Wisconsin, USA, has an exciting opportunity for a faculty, tenure-track, nine-month academic year appointment beginning in August of 2023. Qualified candidates must be passionate about talent development and committed to ensuring an equitable and inclusive learning environment, as the online Master of Science in Training and Human Resource Development degree prepares professionals to successfully lead workplace learning, performance, and change at the individual, group, and organizational levels regardless of sector or industry.


Minimum Requirements

  • Interest in advancing student learning in the area of training and human resource development and a people-first culture
  • Doctoral degree in an area of talent development, organizational leadership, business, and/or a closely related field. Candidates who are ABD will be considered; however, all requirements for a doctoral degree must be completed by the employment start date
  • Proven success working with diverse stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience establishing and/or sustaining a culture that is dedicated to contributing to the satisfaction and growth of all individuals to continuously improve the overall performance and success of the organization
  • Two years of professional work experience in the talent development field
  • Excellence in oral and written communication in English

Highly Desired

  • Ability to establish a climate and culture (work environment) that embraces equity, diversity, and inclusion
  • Interested in post-secondary online teaching
  • Significant professional work experience and deep expertise with talent development efforts that foster learning, employee engagement, talent management, and employee development to drive organizational performance, productivity, and results


The primary responsibilities of this Operations and Management position will be to provide quality graduate and undergraduate instruction while maintaining a positive learning environment, with major emphasis placed on teaching, supporting, and evaluating students in talent and organization development courses delivered online and on the UW-Stout campus. In addition to teaching, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in service, research, and collaborate with faculty and staff to provide student academic advisement and assess student learning, which will include contributing to academic program assessment and continuous improvement processes. This faculty position also supports the People Process Culture vision by developing leaders who understand the importance of building a culture that contributes to the satisfaction of growth of all individuals to continuously improve performance and organizational success.


UW-Stout’s Operations and Management Department is committed to creating an inclusive campus community. Candidates who have experience working collaboratively with diverse individuals and/or groups and who can contribute to fostering an inclusive environment are encouraged to identify their experience in these areas.

The Operations and Management 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 approximately 40 faculty/staff and offers in excess of 50 courses and 100 different sections each semester.


Applications received by end of day, January 9, 2023, are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after January 9th may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter (* See below)
  2. Curriculum vitae or resume
  3. Equity, diversity, and inclusion are important to the mission of UW-Stout. Please include a one-page or less written statement demonstrating your past/ present work, volunteer, and lived experience and how you envision carrying that experience into your work at UW-Stout.
  4. Unofficial copies of transcripts; official transcripts are required at the time of hire
  5. Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must 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.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation 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. Kelly M. Droege

Email: Subject: Application for Job 18964

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:

Search Coordinator: Jamie Bowe



An innovative leader within the University of Wisconsin System, the University of Wisconsin-Stout offers an unparalleled career-focused education that integrates applied learning, theory and research, and real-world experiences to prepare our students for the future. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we’re proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders, and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision-making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 47 undergraduate, 21 master’s, and three advanced programs and more than 30 certificate options in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 8,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin’s only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national, and international leader in higher education.

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin’s Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques, and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.

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 Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) 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.

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:

Job Family: Teaching