Coordinator of Professional Development & Outreach
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 19269 Posted: 01/10/2023

The University of Wisconsin-Parkside is a dynamic learning community grounded in academic excellence and focused on student success, diversity, inclusion and community engagement. One of 13 four-year institutions within the University of Wisconsin System, Parkside provides an educational value to our students that’s unparalleled. An affordable, high-quality education is an investment in one’s future, and we believe the cost of an education should not prevent any student from achieving his or her educational and professional goals. The university is the proud recipient of the 2022 AASCU Excellence & Innovation Award for Student Success and College Completion from The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), a testament to years of strategic efforts.

UW-Parkside is a great place to start or enhance your career. The campus is nestled in 700 acres of woodland and prairie and two miles west of Lake Michigan in Kenosha, WI. At Parkside we offer competitive pay and benefits, as well as an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title: Outreach Program Manager (Coordinator of Professional Development & Outreach)

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Salaried

Reports To: The Coordinator of Professional Development & Outreach will report to the department chair of Teach Education.

Full Time Pay Range:  Starting at $65,000 annualized

The Coordinator of Professional Development and Outreach is responsible for professional development (PD) and outreach for the Educator Preparation Program in the Teacher Education department at the University of Wisconsin – Parkside. This position will have primary responsibilities in the planning, coordination, and administration of the following: PD offerings; conferences and events; alternative licensure and certificate programs; revenue to sustain new program development; and associated PD fiscal management. In collaboration with department faculty and staff, the Coordinator will also participate in long-term strategic planning, foster relationships with local school districts and the community, and oversee programmatic marketing.

Essential Job Functions

Professional Development and Outreach (60%)

  • Develop, implement, and coordinate pathways and programs for alternative teacher licensure with districts and other accreditation agencies as applicable.
  • Develop partnerships that support educational training demands that lead to new program development.
  • Act as Teacher Education liaison to Parkside Access to College Credit (PACC).
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with P-12 schools and districts, higher education, and community partners, UW-System representatives, and state education officials.

Administration (15%)

  • Seek opportunities for external funding for research, program development, and advanced professional development to support sustainability.
  • Develop and manage the Professional Development budget including grants, state funding, and program revenue, providing fiscal oversight of professional development activities.
  • Prepare and present comprehensive reports to appropriate stakeholders.
  • Coordinate with the registrar all facets of administration of distance learning and face to face credit-based opportunities developed by external contractors.
  • Support Teacher Education department in identifying annual program and revenue targets. 6. Develop and maintain a program assessment to ensure continuous improvement of services and programs.

21st Century Prep Charter School Liaison (25%)

  • Work onsite with Charter School administration, faculty, and staff to support professional development.
  • Collect data and reports as required by the contract, and meet with school leaders to review annual progress.
  • Monitor school achievement data and prepare reports and necessary documents for Chancellor and State Legislature as required by legislation and for specific topics as required by contract.
  • Direct the Charter Review for contract renewal or as required.
  • Work with legal counsel on contract issues when required.
  • Monitor school compliance with all state and federal reporting requirements.
  • Master’s degree in Education or related field as determined by the search committee.
  • Experience working with non-traditional student populations in higher education or comparable program setting.
  • Experience developing and maintaining partnerships with a variety of stakeholders including school districts and community organizations.

The ideal candidate will hold a current teacher license; experience as a P-12 licensed teacher; 2+ years’ experience with project and budget management; demonstrated leadership in professional development in the field of education; experience in higher education teaching and/or administration.

The Teacher Education Department houses four majors and one minor and is approved by DPI to offer teaching licenses in over 15 different subject areas at a variety of developmental levels. The mission of the Teacher Education Department is to collaborate with community partners in order to provide innovative, career-long educator development experiences that respond to the needs of all learners. Our faculty emphasize collaborative relationships, reflection and inquiry, responsive teaching, and innovative leadership to support teacher candidates as they grow into professional educators.

Salary and Benefits

Commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The University of Wisconsin System provides a liberal benefits package, including participation in a state pension plan. 

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Application Process

Applications must be submitted electronically through our employment portal. If you need additional assistance you may contact Human Resources at (262) 595-2204. Hours 8:00am-4:30pm Monday-Friday.

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: Submit application materials

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. All materials must be added at one time, once submitted you may not edit/add to profile. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • The names and email addresses of three (3) professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 2/26/2023 will be given full consideration. Position is open until filled. 

You must select "SUBMIT". Selecting "Save" will not forward your application materials to the search committee. 

Please be sure to complete all required fields and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials.

In instances where the Review Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidates application materials whether she/he meets all of the required qualifications, or if all of the application materials are not submitted, they will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications and may be excluded from further consideration.


Amanda Joncas
Available Until: 04/27/2023

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