Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 02, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 227488-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: EDUC/WCER
Location: Madison
Categories: Accounting, Finance, Purchasing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The Madison Education Partnership (MEP) is a research-practice partnership between the University of Wisconsin (UW) - Madison, School of Education's Wisconsin Center for Education Research and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). MEP's 10+ current projects span multiple fields in education and across a range of funding sources including foundation funding and federal grants.

Professor Eric Grodsky's additional projects include a nationally representative study of education, health and aging, and ongoing collaborative work with the state Department of Public Instruction.

The MEP Program Manager plans and leads operational, outreach, financial, and promotional activities of the Madison Education Partnership along with Eric Grodsky's additional work housed at the Center for Demography and Ecology. The percent range is dependent on grant awards.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Education,Social Sciences, or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

2+ years of experience in participant recruitment, state and federal regulations, pre and post award management, student supervision, budget management, and event management. This position requires strong organizational, writing, and verbal communication skills.

Preferred qualifications include:
* Familiarity with working in an education research environment.
* Experience with supporting research-practice partnerships to expand educational opportunities for all students.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to start the application process. As part of the application process, you will be required to upload a cover letter addressed to Eric Grodsky, current resume, and a reference list with the contact information of at least three professional references.


Franchesca Beswick
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

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Applications Open: Oct 2 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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