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Academic Program Specialist

Apply now Job no: 500247
Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh Campus
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Academic Program Specialist
Business Title:  
Employment Class: Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $40,000- $46,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Fixed Term - Renewable 
Position Summary:

The Academic Program Specialist in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh is part of the Professional Education Program (PEP) Team. The Academic Program Specialist is responsible for supporting teacher candidates and faculty within our undergraduate teacher education programs. The Specialist works closely with the Professional Education Program Office to support students relative to licensure requirements. Standard working hours are: 7:45 am to 4:30 pm Monday to Friday. Some evening hours may be required for student events.

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Serve as the certifying officer and liaison (under the direction of the associate dean) with the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) in matters related to endorsing candidates for licensure. Review student teachers for completion of licensing requirements, prepare and submit licensure data to DPI.



Work closely with the associate dean and the staff in the PEP office to support students and faculty regarding licensing, completion requirements, and DPI regulations. This includes but is not limited to advising, participating in recruitment and enrollment events, collaborating with the student teaching coordinator to plan student teaching application and orientation meetings, and assisting the associate dean in planning, coordinating, and conducting appropriate meetings to evaluate and report assessment and program evaluation needs and reports.



Support and collaborate with the Assessment Management System point person in the creation and dissemination of the e-portfolio. Assist students and faculty as needed in understanding the e-portfolio process.



Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel and Word
  • Experience working independently, as well as working effectively with others in a team-centered environment
  • Effective interpersonal and written communication skills
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality of records and personal information
  • Highly organized
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Master’s Degree
  • Familiarity with teacher licensing
  • Experience with PeopleSoft Student Information System to query, report, and disseminate information to a variety of stakeholders
  • Experience using databases
  • Experience learning new technology/software
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application: cover letter, resume, and contact info for 3 professional references.

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

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by August 3, 2022 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.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

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 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.

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Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer

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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Reasonable Accommodations

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