Outreach Program Manager
Position Is Open Until Filled

Code: 18886 Posted: 10/05/2022

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.

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 an engaging and supportive work environment. Parkside is a community that’s easy to call home. Find out why.

Position Title:  Outreach Program Manager (Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) Program Manager).

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Salaried

Reports To: The EOC Program Manager will report to the Adult Student Program Manager in the Professional and Continuing Education department.

Pay Range: Starting at $50,000 annualized, commensurate with qualifications and experience.

This position supports the establishment of an Educational Opportunity Center. The Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) is funded by a TRIO grant from the U.S. Department of Education and will promote secondary and post-secondary degree completion for qualifying individuals in the region, prioritizing low-income, first-generation, minority, and veteran adults. The EOC Program Manager will be responsible for program development, implementation, and delivery, including managing partnerships with academic and community institutions and personally maintaining a 150-participant annual caseload. This individual will collaborate with the project Principal Investigator to lead EOC staff in strategic planning to expand access to programs, facilities, and educational opportunities for diverse audiences in northern Illinois and southeast Wisconsin. 

*Some evenings and weekends may be required in the course of job duties, and the opportunity for a hybrid work schedule may be available. This will require reliable personal transportation.

Bi-lingual and minority candidates are encouraged to apply.

Essential Job Functions
  • Research and analyze market data and perform needs assessments to develop the EOC and programming that meets demands for program demographics.  
  • Train, supervise, and evaluate program staff in partnership with project Principal Investigator (PI). 
  • Oversee and perform outreach activities including workshop development, building internal and community partnerships, and attending outreach events
  • Coordinate with project PI to ensure maintenance of financial records, budgeting, and reporting to both the institution and the Department of Education
  • Provide one-on-one support and goal-setting assistance for 150 program participants annually
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university 
  • At least 2 years of supervisory experience 
  • Experience with report writing and data interpretation

The ideal candidate will possess experience with coordinating workshops/events, program development, and managing community partnerships.

In Professional and Continuing Education at UW-Parkside, we believe that the lifelong pursuit of knowledge enhances people’s lives and careers. We offer a dynamic, collaborative work environment, and our team works to prioritize equity, diversity, and inclusion in all interactions.

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
  • The names and email addresses for three references
  • Transcripts

Review of Applications

Applications received by Wednesday, October 19th, 2022 are ensured 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: 01/18/2023

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