Business & Government Outreach Program Manager

University of Wisconsin

Green Bay, WI

ID: 7107426
Posted: August 5, 2022
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

This position reports to the Executive Officer for the Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement and demonstrates leadership in the advancements of business training and the economic viability of local and county governments throughout the State of Wisconsin, nationally, and internationally. Through the creation of continuing education courses, academic credit, consulting, partnerships and projects, this position contributes significantly to the development of working professionals and government administrators. Provides oversight and support of by understanding industry demands and community needs.

Provides vision and guidance for program planning, implementation, and evaluation. Supervises outreach staff for professional growth and effective project management. Monitors budget and appropriate funding for programming. Promotes stable and productive relationships between the university and community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences. Utilizes technology to support training through the use of MS teams and Zoom for greater reach.

The team member will maintain a calendar of outreach to support visibility in the government and business community for UWGB. May attend community events, become involved in boards, associations, economic development organizations, or chamber groups based on need. This role will maintain contacts and partnerships at various levels of government. The role will serve in leadership of government associations to support training opportunities.

Collaboration with campus partners to enhance offerings. Will research and develop new business initiatives that will strategically diversify fiscal revenue streams with consideration of long-term viability

This position includes the following responsibilities:

Provides recommendations for the design and development of new outreach programs and services.
Supervises the implementation of outreach programs, focused on strategic planning initiatives and objectives.
Determines outreach program needs and the personnel resource allocation plan. Monitors budget and expenditures.
Leadership within government and business associations to develop partnerships.
Develops written content for communication and promotion of activities and events.
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.
QUALIFICATIONS:
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor’s Degree at time of application
3 years of experience in programming, training, or organizational development
Experience collaborating effectively with a wide range of stakeholders
Understanding adult learners and the elements of designing successful hands-on pedagogy, developing and evaluating training programs and marketing to targeted audiences
Experience in utilizing technology and software, especially MS teams and zoom
Budgeting experience (constructing, analyzing, forecasting and reconciling)
A valid Wisconsin driver’s license and a working vehicle to travel and ability to obtain driver authorization through the University
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Master's Degree
Experience in business or government training and development
Experience with research and grant writing
The successful candidate will be expected to work inclusively and respectfully within a diverse campus community and practice civility in the workplace. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to the appreciation and promotion of inclusivity and equity as crucial components in the pursuit of organizational excellence.

In addition, the successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to work independently and as part of a collaborative team. The University invites applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

CAMPUS INFORMATION:
Established in 1965, UW-Green Bay is a public institution serving 8,970 undergraduate, graduate and doctoral students and 95,000 continuing education learners each year. We educate students from pre-college through retirement and offer 200+ degrees, programs and certificates. UW-Green Bay graduates are resilient, inclusive, sustaining and engaged members of their communities, ready to rise to fearlessly face challenges, solve problems and embrace diverse ideas and people. With four campus locations in Marinette, Green Bay, Manitowoc, and Sheboygan, the University welcomes students from every corner of the world. In 2020, UW-Green Bay was the fastest growing UW school in Wisconsin. UW-Green Bay works to ensure faculty and staff achieve their full potential as valued employees with its commitment to creating an environment that recognizes, values and respects the differences we all bring to the workplace, allowing everyone to do their best work. Employee testimonials can be found at #WhyUWGB. For more information, visit www.uwgb.edu.

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community website. For Campus Safety information, see our University Police website and our Annual Security Report. This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures. Please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390 if you would like a paper copy.

SPECIAL NOTES:
Travel to branch campus locations/communities on a regular basis.

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment. This position may have the option to work on-campus or a hybrid schedule subject to approved telecommuting request. Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record.

All final candidates must be asked, prior to hire, whether they have been found to have engaged in, are currently under investigation for, or left employment during an active investigation in which they were accused of sexual violence or sexual harassment. When obtaining employment reference checks, these same sexual violence or sexual harassment questions must also be asked.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay 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. If you have questions regarding this, please contact Human Resources.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community that welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.