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Outreach Program Coordinator

University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Start date
May 20, 2024
Closing date
Jun 19, 2024

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Full Time

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The University of Wisconsin-Stout has an exciting opportunity for a self-directed, creative coordinator to plan and facilitate all aspects involved in the delivery of webinars, events, and trainings within the Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC).

The MOC Program Coordinator works closely and collaboratively with field staff and client audiences to plan, market, and facilitate both in-person and virtual programming for regional manufacturers. This position requires engagement at a variety of levels within the MOC. The ideal candidate will have the ability to execute multiple tasks and programs simultaneously, exercise independent judgement, and be attentive to detail with a customer-centered approach to service. This position will facilitate the design and development of marketing communications for MOC social media, web pages, email notices, registration site(s), and printed marketing materials.

The MOC Program Coordinator offers advice and consultation to the Outreach Program Manager and MOC Director to foster effective program content and delivery. This position will provide reports to support program delivery and may participate in regional and national networks on planning and program development.

Join this long-standing team that has been a part of the UW-Stout community for more than 30 years!

Minimum / Required
  • Experience developing outreach programs
  • Marketing design and development experience (print and digital)
  • Digital marketing experience
  • Experience working in CRM software (Salesforce preferred)
  • Experience working in registration management software (Cvent preferred)
Highly Desired/Preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing or related field
  • Ability to communicate and understand the needs of manufacturers
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and customer service skills in working with a diverse community
  • Ability to self-manage and prioritize work
  • Ability to work in a team environment

See Universities of Wisconsin Job Description: Outreach Program Coordinator (OE005)
  • Serves as primary planner of all MOC webinars, events, and trainings
  • Marketing communications for MOC social media, web pages, email notices, registration site(s), and printed marketing materials
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

The Manufacturing Outreach Center (MOC) is part of the National Institute for Standards and Technology Manufacturing Extension Partnership (NIST MEP) and has been a part of the University of Wisconsin-Stout for more than 30 years. The MOC serves Wisconsin regional manufacturers in process improvement, product development, business growth, culture development, and more. Housed in the Office of Corporate Relations and Economic Engagement, we are a vibrant group of skilled problem solvers and action-oriented colleagues working together to help Wisconsin manufacturers succeed. We pride ourselves in having a professional and flexible work environment.


Complete applications received by end of day, Sunday, April 14, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after 4/14th may be reviewed at the discretion of the search committee.

To apply, click on the APPLY button or go to:

Required application materials :
1. Cover letter (* See below)
2. Resume
3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

*Please use your cover letter to speak to each of the Minimum/Required Qualifications for this position as listed above. For each required qualification, describe your relevant experience, using specific examples from your work history to illustrate how your experience satisfies the requirement.

Applicants must complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Before starting the online application process, we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at:

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to provide reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual with a disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Heidi Rabeneck

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:
Search Coordinator: Mary Jo Pittman


University of Wisconsin-Stout, Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University, offers an unmatched career-focused education that combines applied learning, theory and research with real-world experience that prepares tomorrow's leaders to drive the future of business and industry. At UW-Stout, our students think and do from day one, and we are proud to produce lifelong learners, ethical leaders and responsible citizens who succeed in a global society.

UW-Stout is recognized nationwide for its operational excellence. We were the first and remain the only full four-year public higher education institution in the nation to receive the Malcolm Baldrige Award, and we are dedicated to a process-improvement model that leverages the power of data and the value of our people. We believe in critical thinking and fact-informed decision making. We pursue sustainability in form and function and collaborate across campus and with our partners to solve problems in industry and society. And providing an equitable, diverse, and inclusive environment for our faculty, staff, and students to live, learn and work is a top priority.

We offer 45+ undergraduate degrees, 20+ graduate degrees and 30+ professional certificates in Art, Design & Graphics; Business & Management; Education; Human & Social Sciences; Information Technology & Communications; and Science, Engineering & Math. Our first-class digital infrastructure and learning environments provide our nearly 7,000 students with every avenue to explore and personalize their success. And we invest in people who share our vision to advance our position as Wisconsin's only Polytechnic University and as a regional, national, and international leader in higher education.

Be a part of the future at UW-Stout. Learn more at

University of Wisconsin-Stout, located in Menomonie, Wisconsin, a community an hour east of Minneapolis-St. Paul. A pillar of Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley and recognized as one of the best small towns in America, Menomonie provides an idyllic combination of natural beauty, outdoor recreation, boutiques and arts and culture with access to a metropolitan area. For more information about the UW-Stout community and region visit:


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience commensurate with qualifications and experience. UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan, demonstrating our commitment to the diverse needs of our employees.
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All qualified candidates meeting application requirements will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against. As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout welcomes applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans, individuals with disabilities and from historically excluded populations. UW-Stout provides equal opportunity to all persons and is committed to inclusive excellence. At UW-Stout we value our differences and welcome diverse perspectives as we continually commit to developing an inclusive and equitable environment for all employees and students.

Employment is contingent upon the final candidate's completing a criminal background check and being cleared to work by the Human Resources Office. Employment is also contingent upon the final candidate passing reference checks and an essential job function test, as applicable. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor(s) questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

Must be authorized to work in the United States. Sponsorship is not available for this position. A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office, Phone: 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7)

UW-Stout is committed to providing safety and security of all members of our community in accordance with the Clery Act. For campus safety information and crime statistics visit:

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Find Your Calling at UW-Stout

The University of Wisconsin-Stout is a career-focused polytechnic university emphasizing applied learning. UW-Stout is known for the annual career success of its graduates, with 97 percent employed or continuing their education upon graduation.

At UW-Stout, you will join a vibrant community of passionate educators and support staff who impact our students' lives and our society at large. We call ourselves Stout Proud, and we are looking for talented individuals to join our team.

With over 1,400 employees, UW-Stout offers a wide range of positions for faculty, both tenure-track and adjunct, as well as for administrators, managers, professional and support staff. We offer exceptional benefits and a rewarding academic environment.

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