Deadline for Applications is 12/27/2021

Code: 17890 Posted: 12/15/2021

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. 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: Teaching Specialist

Employment Type: Full time, Academic Staff, Exempt

Reports To: The Teaching Specialist will report to the Business Department Chair, Associate Dean and the Dean in the College of Business, Economics, and Computing

Essential Job Functions

Key Job Responsibilities

Assists academic staff or faculty members teaching undergraduate or graduate classes. Support includes participating in discussions, grading, providing feedback, preparing course materials, and guest lecturing. This position may also teach one or more sections of undergraduate classes per semester. Instruction may include face-to-face, asynchronous online, synchronous online, hybrid, and Competency-Based formats.


  • Facilitates classroom instruction for one or more courses including assessment of student performance
  • Assists with the development of instructional design and curriculum relevant to a course of instruction under the direction of an academic staff or faculty member
  • Serves as a point of contact for students as it relates to specific course or series content and expectations
  • Answers students question and facilitates online discussions
  • Teaches one or more undergraduate business classes per semester

Essential Knowledge And Abilities

  • Knowledge and ability to teach undergraduate online and face-to-face courses
  • Ability to communicate effectively with students, faculty, and staff verbally, electronically (via learning management system, email, Skype, or FaceTime), and in writing
  • Ability to use course content development tools and resources (software and hardware)
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work while being responsive to departmental and university needs
  • Ability to maintain professional currency
  • Ergonomic requirements: sufficient mobility and dexterity to move around office, campus, and community; ability to work with a laptop computer; and, ability to attend meetings, workshops, seminars, and conferences

Education, Experience, Training And/or Certifications


  • Master’s degree
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a Business area.
  • Work experience in business or publications related to business in last five years.
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. Monday, December 27th, 2021 are ensured full consideration. Position 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: 12/28/2021

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