Outreach Program Manager II (URSCA Program Administrator) Vacancy Announcement - Human Resources Office - UW-Superior Employment Opportunities

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UW-Superior is committed to making excellence inclusive in every aspect of the institution. Diversity, inclusion and equity are prioritized learning resources for all community members. We strive to offer quality programs in an environment of trust and cooperation that centers on the worth of all individuals. The University is seeking candidates who will contribute to the achievement of this goal.


Outreach Program Manager II (URSCA Program Administrator)


Outreach Program Manager II (URSCA Program Administrator) (3 yr grant funded position with goals to sustain the program.)


The Program Administrator of the Center for Undergraduate Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity (URSCA) provides: oversight of the Center and staff, implementation of new initiatives, and coordination of on-going activities in support of the growth and development of related activities on campus and off; collaboration with the URSCA Advisory, campus departments, and research institutes; evaluation and assessment of related programs; representation of URSCA - UW-Superior within UW System and nationally; supervision/mentoring of student personnel; development of a personal research program that includes undergraduate assistance. URSCA is one of UW Superior's 6 Liberal Education High Impact Practices that work together and are integrated into the undergraduate curriculum.

The complete Position Description may be viewed here (link to PD).


  • 3-5 years of experience in URSCA-related activities
  • Evidence of research, scholarship, or creative activities;
  • Experience in program management.
  • Master's degree;


  • Experience mentoring undergraduates in URSCA activities;
  • Experience in program assessment and review.
  • Doctorate or Post-Master enrollment.

The successful candidate will be dynamic, energetic, creative, and engaging.The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to the public liberal arts mission and must be committed to the highest ethical standards and must demonstrate effective leadership and teamwork skills. Candidates that incorporate values of inclusive excellence and diversity in their work are especially encouraged to apply.


The position is 1.0 FTE grant-funded with an annual salary range from $50,000 to $56,000 dependent upon qualifications. UW-S offers a competitive benefits package, including health insurance coverage for domestic partners and their eligible dependents.


As soon as possible. (No later than January 2014)


Review of applications will commence October 1, 2013. Screening will continue until the position is filled. Only completed application packages will be reviewed.


For additional information visit: www.uwsuper.edu/hr/employment/ or contact Marie Harris at mharris@uwsuper.edu.


Please apply online at UW-Careers (http://www.uwsuper.edu/hr/employment/career-gateway.cfm) and submit your application packet that is:

  1. Letter of Interest
  2. Professional VITA
  3. Statement describing your understanding and experience in undergraduate research, scholarship, and/or creative activities and how your skills and abilities have prepared you for this position,
  4. List of professional references (3 with current contact information)
  5. Unofficial undergraduate and graduate transcript

UW-Superior: A Special Place:

The University of Wisconsin-Superior is Wisconsin’s leading public liberal arts college. Established in 1893 with a mission to train teachers, it later became a part of the University of Wisconsin-System, and in 1998 was designated as Wisconsin’s Leading Public Liberal Arts College by the University of Wisconsin System Board of regents. The University serves 2,900 traditional and non-traditional students and is dedicated to the integration of liberal and professional studies and serving a diverse student population. UW-Superior maintains the values of its founding as a teacher education college through emphasis on excellence in teaching as well as service to the community and region. The core mission is student-centered and values oriented, as the institution fosters intellectual growth and career preparation within a liberal arts tradition that emphasizes individual attention and embodies respect for diverse cultures and multiple voices. The richness of programs lend to a very personalized educational environment that integrates theory and practice, liberal and professional education, teaching, scholarship, and creativity. The University has launched a significant campus-wide Liberal Arts Initiative that includes a First Year Experience, Academic Service Learning, Global Awareness, Writing Across the Curriculum, and a Senior Year Experience. At UW-Superior, we promote the values of academic excellence, integrity, and community within a collegial environment. At the core of our values is the appreciation for, and examination of, diversity, inclusivity, and equity. UW-Superior offers day, evening, weekend, and distance learning classes.

The University will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identities of "final candidates" must be revealed upon request. According to the Attorney General, "final candidates" under Wisconsin law means the five candidates who are considered most qualified for the position. See Wis. Stat. Sec. 19.36(7)(a).

The University reserves the right to check additional references with notice given to the candidates at the appropriate time in the process.

Employment will require a criminal background check. A pending criminal charge or conviction will not necessarily disqualify an applicant. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

Employment is subject to federal laws that require verification of identity and legal right to work in the United States as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

For UW-Superior campus safety information and crime statistics/Annual Security Report, see http://www.uwsuper.edu/safety/clery or contact the Office of Campus Safety at (715) 394-8114 for a printed copy.

UW-Superior is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator.

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