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Research Program Manager - Consortium of Applied Research (1-Year Appointment)

Posting Date

2/9/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Research Program Manager - Consortium of Applied Research
UW System Title:  Research Program Manager I

Essential Job Functions

The Research Program Manager position in the Consortium of Applied Research coordinates and implements a portfolio of research and evaluation projects. This position implements all phases of an evaluation process from project design and proposal preparation through execution of the planned project activities. Specifically, this position will coordinate data collection of 21st Century Community Learning Center (CCLC) afterschool programs. This position will provide training and technical assistance to afterschool program staff regarding data collection, complete data quality checks to ensure data are reliably entered into the system, communicate data findings to key stakeholders, and analyze data for reporting purposes. In addition, this position will oversee the hiring and supervision of a small group of hourly staff. This appointment is for approximately one year with the potential for extension based upon the existence of funding.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Provide Training and Technical Assistance to Community Members during Data Collection Phases.
  • Develop and facilitate in-person and online trainings regularly to community members regarding appropriate data collection techniques. In-person trainings will occur throughout Wisconsin (one-day training events to occur no more than 4 times per year).
  • Provide daily technical assistance through email and phone to community members regarding data collection.
  • Create documents to assist in accurate data collection (such as technical assistance manuals.
  • Complete Data Quality Checks and Communicate Findings to Key Stakeholders.
  • Create and follow a schedule of data quality checks to ensure data collection is occurring as planned.
  • Contact community members who are non-compliant with data collection requirements.
  • Keep other key stakeholders up to date on issues regarding data collection.
  • Train hourly staff how to complete data quality checks and will create templates/guidelines to ensure data checks are completed accurately/efficiently.
  • Analyze data and create reports to provide key stakeholders regarding evaluation findings.
  • Train hourly staff how to run analyses and will create templates/guidelines to ensure hourly staff are able to complete reports accurately/efficiently.



  • Master's degree at time of application
  • 2 years of experience working in higher education and program evaluation


  • Doctoral degree
  • Experience working with 21st Century Community Learning Centers

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes 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.

Conditions of Appointment

This position will travel within Wisconsin on a quarterly basis.

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment for approximately one year with the potential for extension based upon the existence of funding.  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. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14025"
  • Click "Search."
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of highest degree achieved

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Helene Rosner
Phone:  (920) 465-2368

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, March 1, 2018.

Note: 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).

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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 which 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.