Curriculum Management Specialist
JOB TITLE: Curriculum Management Specialist
DEPARTMENT: Stout Online
APPOINTMENT PERCENTAGE (FTE): 100
ANTICIPATED START DATE: 5/1/2021
SALARY: 17.00/hour minimum
The position is responsible for establishing policies and procedures for customized instruction and continuing education course set-up; maintaining the schedule of courses; completing forms for course approval process and segregated fee waiver requests; submitting special course fee requests; running queries; and the entry and maintenance of the continuing education course database/eCatalog.
A. PeopleSoft: Course Set-up and Maintenance
B. General Customized Instruction and Continuing Education Course Support
C. Customized instruction and continuing education marketing support.
D. Other activities.
- Demonstrated ability to simultaneously administer numerous projects.
- Strong organizational and administrative skills; attention to detail.
- Experience using Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and other technologies.
- One (1) to two (2) years of experience in higher education or service industry.
- One (1) to two (2) years of experience in a fast-paced office environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Proficiency with PeopleSoft, Microsoft Office Suite, UWBI and Qualtrics.
- Two (2) to three (3) or more years of experience in higher education or service industry.
- Two (2) to three (3) or more years of experience in a fast-paced office environment.
- Associate degree or other professional credential
Our mission at Stout Online is to be a leader in advancing innovative, high quality services and learning experiences that engage, inspire and challenge.
Stout Online is comprised of dedicated staff that serve the needs of customized instruction students, instructors and programs. It demonstrates its commitment to student success by coordinating innovative programs and high-quality services that lead to easy online access for programs offered at a distance, reaching populations on a global level. The unit advocates for student learning success by decreasing barriers and increasing learning support services.
Stout Online provides comprehensive services and support are provided to UW-Stout academic programs and their diverse student audiences through coordinated work across numerous campus stakeholders. Stout Online coordinates student support for nontraditional learners within Customized Instruction programs, in collaboration and consultation with program directors, department chairs, academic colleges, and other student support services units.
The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich,¿dynamic,¿and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. 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 49 undergraduate and 22 graduate degrees, including three terminal degrees. The current enrollment is approximately 8,000 students. 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
The normal work schedule for this position is Monday to Friday; 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
The minimum starting salary is $17 per hour. The hourly rate for this position is based on experience and available budget. A six-month probation is required. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement Plan to qualified applicants. Benefit details can be found at: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/univstaff21.pdf
As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.
An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check, and 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. Must be authorized to work in the U.S. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.1279.
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).
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Screening of applications will begin
Your online application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed. Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.
Please be sure you have included the following documents:
- Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
- Current resume
- Names and contact information for a minimum of three professional work references
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.
Frequently asked questions (FAQs) about our online application system are available via:
For question regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Sara Anger
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: Casey Coles
Job Family: Staff
The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/