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Director - The Institute for Professional Studies

  • ... Madison, Wiltz, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 80000 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 17, 2024       Expires on: May 01, 2024

Director - The Institute for Professional Studies   


Director - The Institute for Professional Studies




Madison Wiltz United States


Director - The Institute for Professional Studies

Working Title Director - The Institute for Professional Studies

Classification Title

Classification Title Academic Program Manager

Proposed Salary to be Offered

Proposed Salary to be Offered $80,000

Appointment Percentage (Budget) 1.

Position Summary

The Director for the Institute for Professional Studies in Education ( IPSE ) is responsible for all aspects of the unit and reports to the Dean of the School of Education ( SOE ).
The Director oversees development and delivery of program curriculum and assessment, academic instruction and evaluation for all Masters programs, some which include certifications related to the following areas: educational leadership, director of instruction, reading specialist, reading teacher, special education, teaching English to speakers of other languages, and professional development.
Additionally, she/he/they is responsible for direct supervision of program faculty and staff including: Marketing Specialist, Outreach Specialist, University Services Program Associate 2, multiple Program Directors who oversee the various areas outlined above.
The Director participates in and oversees all program operations including: strategic planning, development of new initiatives, preparation and assessment, program budget, program marketing, staffing, and recruitment.
She/He/They ensures that all programs within IPSE function in accordance with policies and procedures as required by UW-L SOE and Graduate and Extended Learning, Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and the Higher Learning Commission.
The Director works in collaboration with various academic department heads and other administrators throughout UW-L as appropriate.

Position Type

Position Type Staff/Administrative

Pay Basis

Pay Basis Annual


FLSA Exempt

Contingent Upon Funding No

Is this position eligible for employment sponsorship, (H1B or PERM)?

Is this position eligible for employment sponsorship, (H1B or PERM)? No

Required Qualifications

  • A terminal degree (Ph.
    or EdD) in an academic field related to Education, Educational Leadership or a related field.
  • At least eight years of progressive leadership and administrative experiences within a higher education or closely related, setting.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Commitment to innovative program development across modalities.
  • Demonstrated leadership in fostering commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Experience with positively impacting student recruitment, enrollment, and retention.
  • Demonstrated commitment to shared governance and faculty and staff development.
  • Experience in recruitment, retention, supervision and mentorship of high-quality educators and staff.
  • Commitment to staff development with a significant emphasis on succession and workforce planning.
  • Experience working collaboratively with University leadership, state organizations, and/or PK-12 schools.
  • Commitment to establishing external partnerships.
  • An understanding of finance, budgeting and resource allocation.
Physical Demands

Reasonable Accommodations
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Working conditions and environment

Office setting

Information about your benefits

Your benefits add an additional 40%+ to the overall financial package from the university.

Highlights include:

  • excellent flexible health insurance with low co-pays and good coverage.
  • paid holidays and sick days.
  • sick leave may be converted at retirement to pay for health insurance post-work at UWL .
  • after 5 years of employment, you become vested in our retirement system which ensures income post-career.
  • benefits at UWL are highly competitive with local industry and some of the strongest in state and nation.
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