Job no: 231476-LI
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support

Position Summary:

The Associate Dean for Online Lifelong Learning and Director of the Online Undergraduate Degree Program Implementation will lead UW-Madison's efforts to offer online undergraduate degrees with programs clustered in business-related majors launching in September 2021 and additional degrees to follow in subsequent years. Reporting to the Dean of the Division of Continuing Studies, and with the guidance of the Online Pilot Planning Committee, this position, in collaboration with the Provost, will lead and oversee cross-campus stakeholders and work teams to identify and execute programmatic and enrollment goals, including the launch of programs beyond the initial 2020 pilot degree and a plan for scaling to 4000+ students.

Position Duties:

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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:

Master's Degree required preferably in higher education or related field.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum 8 years of experience working in higher education is required, with relevant work experience in non-traditional and online education, establishing digital learning systems, developing institutional process and policies, working with alternative fiscal models, and working with cross-campus stakeholders to achieve high-impact institutional goals. Candidates with the following demonstrated skills are desirable:

** Online project and/or program management
** Demonstrated organizational knowledge and leadership, including leading high-impact initiatives
** Demonstrated experience working with program revenue programs and fiscal models



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $103,600 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To Apply for this position please click on the button found on the top and bottom of this job posting ( #231476). You will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume that outlines your qualifications as they relate to this position, as well as three professional references.


Taylor Zeilinger
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Applications Open: Feb 10 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Mar 10 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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