Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 20, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233543-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

This position is focused on developing successful recruitment and enrollment pathways for learners primarily attending two-year institutions of higher learning, yet aspiring to more education and degree completion by transferring applicable credits and enrolling in the state flagship university's UW-Madison Online, a growing portfolio of fully online undergraduate degrees. The present composition includes degrees in Personal Finance, Consumer Behavior and Marketplace Studies, Human Resources, Management, and Marketing; two additional degrees, Human Development and Family Studies and Applied Social Science, is scheduled for fall 2022 (learn more at ).

The online undergraduate degree (OUD) initiative is cited as a strategic priority 'Excellence in Teaching and Educational Achievement' per the UW-Madison chancellor's Strategic Framework 2020-2025 ( ) to further the mission of the state's land grant, flagship institution.

The Manager of OUD Transfer Student Pathways must operate in a highly collaborative environment, facilitating ongoing and interdependent efforts of campus colleagues working in (among other areas as the collegial structure outlines) enrollment management and undergraduate admission, and OUD initiative directors of recruitment and business engagement.

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:

Master's degree required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Seven or more years of experience required in higher education in recruiting and admissions.

Qualified candidates must have:
- a deep understanding of undergraduate admissions with direct experience in admissions
- knowledge of and experience with 2-year schools and have established relationships with them
- an understanding of the necessity for and an ability to work with schools, colleges, and other stakeholders on the UW-Madison campus to align programs with the intended target audience

The successful candidate will come equipped with an understanding of, and appreciation for, key aspects related to university recruitment and enrollment, especially as it pertains to transfer students coming from two-year schools; a strategic channel for enrollments in UW-Madison's online degrees, aligned with a primary, targeted learner demographic, e.g., baccalaureate degree completion for whom traditional university matriculation was not a viable option.

Candidates must demonstrate a professional ability to operate in a highly collaborative environment, facilitating ongoing and interdependent efforts of campus colleagues. Candidates must be flexible and adaptable as this new initiative grows and evolves.

Additional Information:

This will be filled as a two-year position (fixed-term terminal with the option to convert to renewable).

This position is expected to work fully remote upon hire, with the possibility of continuing fully or partially remote in the future.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.


Minimum $75,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click on "". Applicants must apply through job #233543 on the Jobs at UW website ( ) by submitting a cover letter, resume, and three professional references by the consideration date.


Taylor Zeilinger
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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: Apr 20 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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