Job no: 233857-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The Southeast Asian Language Council (SEALC), Luce grant project manager is a 50% position at the U. Wisconsin-Madison. The project manager has primary responsibility for day-to-day management of the project, Professional and Materials Development to Strengthen Southeast Asian Language Instruction. This project is an extramurally-funded effort to professionalize the field of SE Asian language teaching in the United States by offering training workshops to expand the expertise of language teachers and materials development opportunities to create national standards, assessment tools, and instructional resources for Southeast Asian language programs. The project began in August 2019, and will end on August 14, 2023.

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.

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Degree and Area of Specialization:

Minimum educational background: BA degree.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of one-year administrative office experience required, preferably in an academic institution. Preference will be given to candidates with academic and/or work experience in Southeast Asia. This position requires the ability to work independently as well as a team member. A range of computer skills is required, including Word, Excel, social media, Zoom, Skype.

Additional Information:

Diversity and inclusion are primary values for the Institute for Regional and International Studies and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums.



Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


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

Instructions to Applicants:

Please submit a cover letter, a CV/resume, and a list of three professional references through the jobs portal by the assured consideration date.


Ellen Rafferty
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


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Applications Open: Apr 29 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 16 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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