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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Arts, Art, Other Arts, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Arts Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Conference & Special Event Administration
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 239906-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Library, Museum, Arts

Position Summary:

The Arts Residency Programs Coordinator organizes the development and delivery of the Division of the Arts' innovative artist-in-residence programs. In this role, you'll work closely with UW-Madison faculty and renowned national and international artists to build relationships across departments, engage students in interdisciplinary course work, and invite the greater Madison community to participate in public events. The position also assists with policy development and organizes resources to promote stable and productive relationships among the Division, campus, and local community and to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.

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:

Bachelor's degree preferred, specialization in an arts-related field preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required: Minimum 2 years (5 years preferred) of arts-related management experience, including program management and public event production. Exceptional communication, collaboration, problem-solving, and relationship-building skills, patience, and positive energy.

Preferred: Experience managing and/or participating in artists-in-residence programs; facilitating and/or producing interdisciplinary arts practice; and supporting Black, Indigenous, or People of Color (BIPOC) artists working in the context of predominantly white institutions (PWI).

Additional Information:

The Division of The Arts works in collaboration with the academic arts programs in creating interdisciplinary arts programs that advance excellence in arts research, deepen the student experience, and promote inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. The Division of The Arts reports to the Office of the Provost and advocates for all arts on campus.

This position requires the flexibility to work on evenings and weekends and may require some travel.

This position requires occasional evening hours to staff events.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload your resume and cover letter within the application process. For maximum consideration, your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications.


Rachel Niles
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. )

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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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: Aug 24 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 29 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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