Teaching, Learning and Technology Specialist II

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Aug 9, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Teaching, Learning and Technology Specialist II

University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee

Position Number: 02302047

Introduction (Description of School/College/Dept/Program)
The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare is comprised of the Department of Social Work and the Department of Criminal Justice & Criminology. Accredited by the CSWE, the School offers a BSW in Social Work, a Master’s in Social Work, and a PhD in Social Welfare that prepares students for work as faculty members, researchers, and leaders in social work. The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare has strong collaborations across social welfare, child welfare and health care community organizations.

Job Summary
The Helen Bader School of Social Welfare is starting a new Online MSW Program in Fall 2022 and is seeking to fill a critical new position for the continuing development and growth of the program. Due to the developing nature of the program, we seek a person with a background in social work higher education who can competently fulfill multiple roles and responsibilities within the areas of program coordination, online curriculum development and instruction, recruitment, admissions, advising and field placement functions. The successful applicant needs to be able to interact professionally with students, faculty, and staff both inside and outside the University. The position does require some flexibility for scheduling including occasional evenings and weekend time.Additionally, the position allows the possibility for the incumbent to eventually teach in the online program as student census grows and the addition of other program positions allows.

The position is a full-time, 12-month position and reports to the MSW Program Coordinator. There may be flexibility in work location and hybrid work option with primary base being on UWM campus. Besides the duties listed in the Standard Job Description: Job Library | UW System Human Resources (wisconsin.edu), other duties include:

  • Take a leadership role in continued growth and development of UWM's Online MSW Program
  • Facilitate recruitment, admissions, advising and other student support services for Online Program students
  • Partner with Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, UWM campus, and other stakeholders in the strategic marketing of the Online MSW Program
  • Serve as acting Field Liaison for Online MSW Program students: develop placement relationships and sites, assess student needs and professional interests regarding field placement and pursue potential placement referrals in collaboration with the Social Work Field team
  • Assist and support the online course development process, collaborating with campus stakeholders and 3rd party course design company
  • Assist and support the tracking and monitoring of student data and outcomes related to CSWE standards, as well as campus and departmental data needs with regard to the Online MSW Program
  • Interface as a team member of the Helen Bader School of Social Welfare, the Social Work Department, the MSW Program and the Social Work Field Department

Minimum Qualifications
  • MSW degree from a program accredited by CSWE required
  • Ability to navigate and fulfill a variety of roles in support of program goals, program growth and student engagement and learning.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Prior experience in Social Work higher education
  • A minimum of 2 years post-MSW social work practice experience
  • State credential as an APSW or higher preferred
  • Proficient with a variety of technology and software systems, able to learn new technology as necessary
  • Interest in developing a working knowledge of online learning best practices for higher education
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills as evidenced in application materials
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of online learning best practices
  • Familiarity with CSWE standards and competencies
  • Experience with the Microsoft Office suite of products (Outlook, Word, Excel, Power Point, One Drive, Teams), as well as Zoom, Canvas, PAWS, etc.
  • Experience as an agency-based field instructor and/or university-based field education liaison

Application Instructions
A completed application will include a cover letter addressing all minimum and preferred qualifications, resume, and list of three professional references. In instances where the Search and Screen Committee is unable to ascertain from a candidate’s application materials whether he/she meets any of the qualifications, he/she will be evaluated as not meeting such qualifications.

Applicants must apply electronically. All application materials will be further evaluated as evidence of excellent written communication skills.

Application Notes
For this position, applicants are required to apply online. UWM will not consider paper, emailed or faxed applications. Additionally, applicants must complete all required fields and attach any required documents. The process is complete when the message “Your application has been submitted” is displayed and you receive a confirmation number.

Legal Notices AA/EO Statement

UWM is an AA/EO employer: All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

Reasonable Accommodations

UWM provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual with a disability. If you need assistance or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact uwm-jobs@uwm.edu or 414-229-4463. This job announcement and other material on this site will be made available in alternate formats upon request to an individual with a disability.

Confidentiality of Applicant Materials

UWM is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin’s Open Records Law. UWM will not, however, reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing except as may be required by Wisconsin’s Open Records law. In certain circumstances, the identities of “final candidates” and/or the identity of the appointed applicant must be revealed upon request.

CBC and Reference Check Policy

Employment will require a criminal background check. UWM takes the prevention of sexual misconduct seriously. As such, you and your references will be required to answer questions regarding any past findings of sexual violence and sexual harassment or any pending allegations of sexual violence or sexual harassment.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)

For the UWM Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see http://www.cleryact.uwm.edu/, or call UWM’s Dean of Students Office, Student Union 345 at (414) 229-4632 for a paper copy.

Employment Authorization

In compliance with federal law, all persons at the time of their start date will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Title and Total Compensation Project

The University of Wisconsin System 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 in 2021. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/title-and-total-compensation-study/

To apply, please visit: https://jobs.uwm.edu/postings/35210


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