Experiential Education Specialist
Deadline for Applications is 3/21/2021

Code: 16663 Posted: 02/17/2021

Employment Type: Full time/Academic Staff/Exempt

Reports To: The Experiential Education Specialist will report to Community Engagement Manager.

Pay Range: $40,000-$46,000

Essential Job Functions

Did you have a life-changing college internship, campus employment experience or community-based learning course?

If so, you know the value of experiential education. If you are passionate about preparing college students to become civically-engaged professionals, have strong messaging and social media skills, value working with diverse colleagues and students and can develop relationships that lead to enhanced student success, the Experiential Education Specialist role at UW-Parkside could be for you.


  • The Experiential Education Specialist coordinates and delivers career and civic development programming, resource materials, and/or advising to students.
  • Educates students, alumni, and other stakeholders about internship, campus employment and community-based learning opportunities and maintains relationships to aid in effective career planning.
  • Strives to create a welcoming, equitable, and inclusive work environment.
  • Advises students individually or in groups about internships, community-based learning and campus employment
  • Supports training for faculty and supervisors of experiential education opportunities
  • Identifies and maintains a professional network of employers and community partners or other stakeholders to facilitate experiential education opportunities for students

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with community-based learning, internships and/or campus employment
  • Experience with events, marketing and social media
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. 

Benefit Details: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/download/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

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
  • Names and contact information for 3 professional references

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday March 21st, 2021 are ensured full consideration. 

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.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 03/22/2021

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