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Academic Program Director (B)

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Work type: Full-time
Location: Oshkosh and Fox Cities Campuses
Categories: Non-Instructional Academic Staff

Official Title: Academic Program Director (B)
Business Title: CAPP Academic Program Director
Employment Class: Limited
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: $85,000 - $95,000
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment: Limited 
Position Summary:

This is an internal search that will only consider current UW Oshkosh employees.

This position provides leadership, development, operational management, and academic oversight for the Cooperative Academic Partnership Program (CAPP) and reports directly to the Dean of COLS. Working independently administering and managing CAPP daily activities, and as part of a team in the CAPP Office, this position sets priorities, balances various responsibilities, and interacts with on and off campus constituents, requiring excellent communication and customer service skills.

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.


Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees

Collaborates with faculty members to develop student academic programs and agendas, directs implementation, and creates curricular structure including operational and logistical arrangements

Formulates program strategies and goals, directs long-term planning, develops policies and procedures, and establishes and maintains new and emerging program materials

Evaluates operations and outcomes to ensure alignment with organizational goals

Serves as the principal liaison between the program, University leadership, and outside entities

May provide guidance to faculty regarding funding, staffing, and space implications

Develops the unit budget and approves unit expenditures

Manages student academic program(s)

  • Tenured Faculty member at UW Oshkosh.
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills.
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills including public speaking.
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills.
  • Effective leadership skills.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Preferred experience with dual enrollment.
  • Terminal Degree.
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

Cover Letter


Three 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 Tuesday, May 14, 2024 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. 

This is an internal search that will only consider current UW Oshkosh employees. 

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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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