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Executive Director, Division of Online and Continuing Education

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Administration

Working Title: Executive Director, Division of Online and Continuing Education
Official Title: Assistant Vice Chancellor
Employment Class: Limited Appointment
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $75,000 - $95,000
Terms of Employment: Annual, Limited Appointment
Position Summary: This position reports directly to the Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and plays an important role in the growth of the institution and its educational outreach. The Executive Director is primarily responsible for providing leadership for developing the university’s strategy and goals for serving adult nontraditional students.
Responsibilities  

Administrative Leadership of Division of Online and Continuing Education 60% 

1. Provide administrative leadership to the following departments within the Division of Online and Continuing Education:  Online Degree Programs: Curriculum & Instruction, Online Degree Programs: Advising & Student Services, and Continuing Education.

2. Manage operational activities of the division, including: Division budget; Program development, evaluation and assessment; and University and UW System report writing and analysis. 

3. Provide supervision and evaluation of division staff and promote their professional development. 

 

Lead campus-wide efforts to develop and grow online programs to serve adult nontraditional students 40% 

1. Consult with stakeholders across campus to develop goals and a strategy for attracting and serving adult nontraditional students. 

2. Build and maintain collaborative relationships between academic and administrative units on campus. 

3. Build and maintain collaborative relationships with external partners and constituents. 

 
Qualifications  
Required: Post-baccalaureate degree in higher education or other relevant discipline. Experience in, and appreciation of, the value of continuing education, community and university partnerships, and service to nontraditional and diverse students are required. Significant experience in budget planning to accomplish operational strategic priorities. Ability to lead and develop staff. Also required are a willingness and capacity to work collaboratively with diverse constituencies; commitment to the ideals of a shared governance environment; and evidence of excellent written and oral communication skills.
Preferred: A doctorate or an appropriate terminal degree; a degree in higher education or closely related field; experience in developing and delivering distance education program; experience managing credit and non-credit education in a university/college environment.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover letter, resume, contact information for 3 references, and an unofficial transcript.

 

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at recruitment@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166.

The University of Wisconsin System is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Spring 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by 11/15/2019 are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact afaction@uwosh.edu or 920-424-1166. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin's Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of "final candidates" and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see https://uwosh.edu/police/, or call UWO’s Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.

 

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All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, UW Oshkosh will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If a reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Office of Human Resources, Equal Opportunity, Equity & Affirmative Action, (920) 424-1166 or afaction@uwosh.edu.