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Outreach Program Manager

Official Title: Outreach Program Manager
Business Title: Outreach Program Manager
Employment Class: Academic Staff
FTE: 1.0
Compensation: Starting at $53,700 and commensurate with experience
FLSA Status: Exempt
Terms of Employment:
Position Summary:

UW Oshkosh provides a competitive benefits package for all benefit-eligible positions. Click here for more details.

The Outreach Program Manager serves as the primary manager of outreach and community engagement programming. The position provides guidance for outreach and community engagement program planning, implementation and evaluation. The manager promotes stable and productive relationships between the University and the community. The manager strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities and educational services to diverse audiences.

  • Supervises the implementation of outreach program focused strategic planning initiatives and objectives that align with the mission of UW Oshkosh.

  • Develops and implements operating policies and procedures to promote the outreach program in alignment with the strategic plan.

  • Creates and monitors unit budget.

  • Provides input on the design and development of new outreach programs and services.

  • Determines outreach program needs and the personnel resource allocation plan
  • May exercise supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 FTE or equivalent employees

  • Master’s degree

  • Experience in program design and evaluation

  • Experience with the Continuing Education Unit (CEU) and Continuing Education Hour (CEH) award process

  • Excellent communication skills including writing and speaking

  • Computer literate (MS Office Suite) with the ability to learn new software applications

  • Excellent organization and prioritizing skills

  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility in work schedule and environment

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

Preferred: 3-5 years program planning and management experience in a higher education setting
To Apply:

Applicants must submit the following documents using the online application:

For questions regarding your application and additional options to apply, contact Human Resources at or 920-424-1166.

Application Deadline:

TO ENSURE CONSIDERATION: Applications received by February 20th are ensured full consideration. Applications received after that date may be given consideration at the discretion of the search committee. Application materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process. Incomplete and/or late application materials may not receive consideration.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact the Office of Human Resources.

Legal Notices:

AA/EO Statement
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh (UWO) is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to assembling a diverse, broadly trained faculty and staff. We strongly encourage women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans to apply. UWO, in compliance with applicable laws and in furtherance of its commitment to fostering an environment that welcomes and embraces diversity, does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, disability, or protected veteran status.

DEI Statement
Diversity drives innovation, creativity, and progress. At the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, the culture, identities, life experiences, unique abilities, and talents of every individual contribute to the foundation of our success. Creating and maintaining an inclusive and equitable environment is of paramount importance to us. This pursuit prepares all of us to be global citizens who will contribute to the betterment of the world. We are committed to a university culture that provides everyone with the opportunity to thrive.

Reasonable Accommodations
UWO 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 or 920-424-1166. 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
UWO is a State agency and subject to Wisconsin's Open Records Law. UWO 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 & Reference Check Policy
All candidates for employment are subject to a pre-employment screening which includes a criminal background check, work authorization, and verification of education. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

Work Authorization
The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh does not offer H-1B or other work authorization visa sponsorship for this position. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States at the time of hire and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term.

Annual Security and Fire Safety Report (Clery Act)
For the UWO Annual Security and Fire Safety Reports (i.e., Clery Report), which includes statistics about reported crimes and information about campus security policies, see , or call UWO Police Department, at (920) 424-1212 for a paper copy.

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