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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Jun 29, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership, Instructional Technology & Design, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Curriculum & Instructional Development, Distance Education Programs, Instructional Technology & Design (Campus)
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Full Time
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Job Details

Job no: 234976-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory, Dean, Director, Executive, Other, Instructional Design, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

The Office of the Provost at the University of Wisconsin-Madison seeks to hire an experienced higher education professional to join the executive team of the Vice Provost for Teaching and Learning (VPTL). The successful candidate will have both general expertise in teaching and learning in higher education and specific expertise in both teaching and learning with technology and data-informed educational practices, including assessment of student learning.

The individual who assumes this position will report to the VPTL in the Office of the Provost. The VPTL's portfolio broadly includes implementation of the new campus-wide Center for Teaching, Learning and Mentoring; educational innovation and policy-setting; undergraduate education; online learning; classroom and learning climate; educational technology; undergraduate student advising and academic support services; and data-informed educational practices including student learning assessment and learning analytics.

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:

BA required, MA and/or terminal degree desired but not required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Minimum of 5 years of experience in higher education setting for assistant vice provost, 7 years for associate vice provost
- Strategic leadership experience in academic affairs, educational policy development and teaching and learning
- Experience designing and implementing data informed educational practices
- Experience with student learning assessment and learning analytics
- Understanding of current and emerging educational technology trends and trends in online teaching and learning

Desired qualifications:

General Expertise in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
- Ability to develop, integrate and lead initiatives across the teaching and learning domains, with demonstrated success in working collaboratively with colleagues in central units as well as in schools and colleges
- Demonstrated experience in academic planning, academic policy development and curricular design
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity and ability to work with diverse community members
- Familiarity with the teaching and learning landscape on the UW-Madison campus

Specific Expertise in Teaching and Learning with Technology and Data Informed Educational Practices & Online Education
- Understanding of teaching and learning technology and digitally-enhanced teaching resources
- Demonstrated experience with data-informed educational practices, including assessment of student learning at the institutional, program and/or course levels
- Knowledge of the online teaching and learning landscape in higher education

Professional and Leadership Qualifications
- Ability to think strategically, analyze complex situations and solve problems
- Demonstrated commitment to shared governance
- Excellent writing and oral communication skills
- Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
- Supervisory experience, including supervision of professional and administrative staff and teams



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the button (, search for 234976-AS). Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience, and three professional references. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications.


Karen Aune
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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.

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).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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