Outreach Program Manager
Deadline for Applications is Extended to 6/6/2021

Code: 17186 Posted: 05/11/2021

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. 

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

Employment Type: Full Time – Academic Staff – Non-Exempt

Reports To: This position reports to the Director of Professional and Continuing Education (PCE) and supports adult noncredit Continuing Education (CE) by developing, implementing, and evaluating new and existing PCE Health and Human Services and nonprofit programs. The selected candidate is responsible for conducting research and market analysis activities, as well as assisting in other strategic planning opportunities to expand adult learning programs that meet current market demands. This position serves as a representative for PCE programs that provide outreach and educational services to adult learners.

Professional and Continuing Education has 7 employees and two student workers that enjoy a highly creative and collaborative work environment. We promote diversity and celebrate our unique differences as individuals. A shared commitment to life-long learning is key to our success.

Essential Job Functions

Key Job Responsibilities

The selected candidate will identify leads and ideas for new noncredit, and potentially noncredit to credit option bearing adult classes and certificate programs; conduct research and perform needs assessments; assist in the development of course content and syllabi for courses by incorporating adult learning principles, and know how to assess learning outcomes. The successful candidate will work with PCE staff, University faculty, external consultants, and may manage student workers. This individual enjoys working in a team environment, will support the coordination and delivery of adult continuing education programs, and will use good judgment and discretion while assuming office and program responsibilities, as well as in the absence of the Director.



  • Next, list the qualifications. This should include:
  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university
  • Three years or greater experience in program development
  • Demonstrated success at conducting research, and performing needs assessments or market analysis to improve products or services
  • Training and Development Experience
  • Experience with virtual collaboration software
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
  • CV/Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Transcripts

Review of Applications

Applications received by 11:59 p.m. Sunday June 6th, 2021 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.


Laura Menarek
Available Until: 06/07/2021

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