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Education Research Program Coordinator (Part-time)

University of Wisconsin - Stout
Menomonie, WI
Start date
Jun 10, 2024
Closing date
Jul 10, 2024

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The University of Wisconsin-Stout College of Arts and Human Sciences is seeking a uniquely qualified individual who is interested in our new 12-month part-time (50%) Education Research Program Coordinator position. This individual will be responsible for leading, planning, and coordinating the administrative, operational, outreach, and promotional activities related to work of the Q Endowed Chair, working on cross-disciplinary projects that may be collaborative and/or independent. The work will involve collaboration with other units on campus such as the Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, Continuing Education and Conferences, and Marketing Communications. The position will report to the CAHS dean or dean designee.

Official UW Title: Research Program Coordinator

Minimum / Required
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Excellent personal communication skills across diverse stakeholder groups
  • Excellent database management skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Experience creating digital media
  • Ability to manage many tasks/projects simultaneously
  • Highly developed organizational skills
  • Ability to work in time-compressed environment
  • Ability to work independently
Highly Desired/Preferred
  • Master's degree
  • Experience in Career and Technical Education
  • Educational research experience
  • Experience in writing and managing grants
  • Experience with event planning and management
  • Model professional behavior (e.g., attendance punctuality, accountability, thoroughness, resourcefulness)
  • Participate as a team member with faculty and other staff
  • Interact positively with both internal and external "customers" projecting a positive, supportive, and professional atmosphere
  • Create a research portal that represents UW-Stout and the research conducted by the Q Endowed Chairs now and in the future. Collaborate with UW-Stout's Office of Research and Sponsored Programs to ensure the portal integrates and supports university-wide research goals.
  • Serve as a liaison and subject matter expert among internal and external stakeholder groups, collaborate across disciplines and functional areas, provide program information, and promote accomplishments and developments of the Q endowed chair and related research initiatives.
  • Collaborate with Continuing Education and Conferences to create, coordinate, facilitate, and lead trainings and workshops for internal and external audiences, including the CTE Summit, to disseminate Q research developments and information, and raise the profile of related research conducted at UW-Stout.
  • Consult with the University Partnership Council when working with external stakeholders to align outreach efforts.
  • Coordinate the daily activities and contracts related to the Q endowed chair.
  • Plan, develop, and implement processes and protocols to support the research aims of the Q Endowed Chair.
  • Prepare reports related to research activities.
  • Monitor program budget and approve expenditures.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

The College of Arts & Human Sciences is committed to providing innovative, high-quality instruction that empowers students to become lifelong learners and responsible citizens who value scholarship, diversity, and the pursuit of truth. The College offers undergraduate and graduate degrees that prepare professionals to become successful and effective leaders in their discipline, improve the human condition, and meet the challenges of a changing world. Classroom-laboratory instruction, student research, service learning, professional organization linkages, and supervised field experiences in the community and schools prepare our graduates for a variety of professional settings. Our coursework introduces students to a broad-based understanding of the human experience, as conveyed through the arts, communication, education, health, human and social sciences, and humanities.

The Q Endowment supports a chairship and the research foundation and repository that studies the positive and/or negative interactions between human development, family stability, economic stability, and vocational-technical preparation at all educational levels, career development, governmental (national, state, local) regulations and the cost effectiveness of educational programming in public, private, and alternative educational settings.


Complete applications received by end of day, April 28, 2024 are ensured full consideration. Applications submitted after 4/28th 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. Curriculum vitae or 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 make reasonable accommodation for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:
Search Chair: Christine Peterson

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: Julie Harmon


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 is 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 with a minimum starting salary of $25,000 for this 50% annual 12-month appointment. 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.

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

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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