The Department of Chemistry Outreach Program has a long and rich tradition of public engagement programming that helps people solve personally meaningful problems in their lives. The Chemistry Outreach Manager is a newly-created position which serves to rejuvenate, expand, and enhance Chemistry outreach programs impacting thousands of learners and embodying the Wisconsin Idea: that education should influence people's lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom.
In collaboration with the Outreach Committee, the Chemistry Outreach Manager directs and manages the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the outreach program of the Department of Chemistry. The Chemistry Outreach Manager establishes short- and long-term program priorities, initiates and maintains partnerships with educational institutions and community organizations, creates curricular materials and professional development programs, coordinates and promotes outreach activities, identifies and solicits program funding sources, and provides updates and reports on outreach activities.
Provides guidance for program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and/or supervises outreach staff. Monitors budget and appropriate funding for programming. Promotes stable and productive relationships between the university and community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.
20% Supervises the implementation of outreach-program-focused strategic planning initiatives and objectives
15% Develops and implements operating policies and procedures to promote the outreach program in alignment with the strategic plan
15% Monitors the unit or program budget and approves program expenditures
15% Reviews recommendations for and provides input on the design and development of new outreach programs or services
15% Determines outreach program needs and the personnel resource allocation plan
20% Directs long-range and short-term strategic plans and initiatives to further the growth of the outreach program.
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required Qualifications: - Advanced degree in chemistry education, science education or a related field, or B.S. with equivalent, relevant work experience - 3+ years experience teaching high school and/or college chemistry - Experience developing curricula and professional learning opportunities - Experience coordinating long-term, logistically complex programs
Full Time: 100%
This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 24 month appointment. This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding
Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications The anticipated annual salary range for this position is $65,000 to $95,000. Actual starting salary will be dependent upon qualifications.
This is a two-year appointment which is anticipated to become renewable at the end of two years.
How to Apply:
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For questions on this position contact Beatriz Lemire: firstname.lastname@example.org or 608-890-0298. To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.
Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the qualifications listed above.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, including but not limited to, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, pregnancy, disability, or status as a protected veteran and other bases as defined by federal regulations and UW System policies. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has been a catalyst for the extraordinary since its founding in 1848. Our students, staff, and faculty partake in world-class education and conduct prolific research that solves real-world problems. Our guiding principle is the Wisconsin Idea, a commitment to outreach that creates a better future for our state, our nation, and the world. We value the contributions of each person and recognize that diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation.