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Business Affairs

Business & Government Outreach Coordinator

Posting Date

8/17/2022 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Business & Government Outreach Coordinator
UW System Title:  Outreach Program Coordinator
 

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Executive Manager of Government Affairs & Economic Development and focuses on organizing the development and delivery of business outreach and training and development programs, including staffing such activities with potential instructors. Assists with department policy development and organizing resources to promote stable and productive relationships between the university and local community. Strives to expand access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.

Significant importance on strong customer service and responsiveness. The position will support contract negotiation and scheduling with external clients and collaborate with the Business Development Specialist to support outreach efforts and follow-up communication. This individual will track and monitor outreach efforts conducted from phone calls, emails, and meetings. 

This individual will support Government Affairs and Business Development in coordinating various conferences and activities. Collaboration with area associations and professional groups for scheduling of spaces and speaking opportunities. The individual will maintain a calendar of outreach and engagement events and support visibility in the business community for UWGB. May attend community events, become involved in boards, associations, economic development organizations, or chamber groups based on need.

Will perform business and industry research when identified as a potential need or area of growth for the department. Assists the business specialist in facilitating an assessment and evaluation process for effective programing. Assist in tracking and managing the outreach program expenses and revenue.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, promotes, and maintains internal and external partnerships to promote the outreach program.
  • Research, develop, and facilitate outreach program content and materials.
  • Assist with marketing, promotional materials, website updates, site venues, media and other program logistics.
  • Schedules and secures logistics and resources in support of an outreach program.
  • Schedules and secures resources and communicates logistics in support of outreach programming.
  • Explores, identifies, and supports grant opportunities for business and community development .

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Experience in supporting external business relationships through consistent communication
  • Strong written communication and administrative skills with a high level of detail
  • Demonstrated success in launching and maintaining collaborations and partnerships
  • High level of computer proficiency and ability to use database, spreadsheet, web conference, presentation, and word processing software applications
  • A valid Wisconin driver's license and a working vehicle to travel and ability to obtain driver authorization through the University

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Three years of professional experience
  • Experience in organizational development and/or project management


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.

Conditions Of Appointment

Occasional night and/or weekend work.  Travel is required for meetings, trainings, conferences and between campuses. Continuing Education & Community Engagement supports the entire 16-county region. Individual may have flexibility to work from the Sheboygan, Manitowoc, Marinette, or Green Bay campus as needed.

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.

Salary

Salary range of $38,000 - $48,000.

This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

BENEFIT DETAILS

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package to meet the diverse needs of its employees. This includes several health insurance options, with annual deductibles as low as $250/individual and $500/family. Our benefits package also includes dental, vision, several life insurance options, AD&D and Accident insurance and Flexible Spending and Health Savings Accounts. We participate in the Wisconsin Retirement System (WRS), where employer contributions begin immediately and employees are fully vested after 5 years of service. The UW System also provides supplemental retirement savings programs including a 403(b) and Deferred Compensation.

In addition, employees receive several types of paid leave benefits, which are prorated for employees working less than 100%. This includes 9 legal holidays, 36 hours of personal holiday and between 96-130 hours of sick leave annually. Employees earn 13-27 days of vacation each year, depending on years of service and employment type.

For more details, please review the benefit quick guide linked below.

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 "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Business & Government Outreach Coordinator"
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Sign In."
    • 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
 

You must select "Submit" to 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:

Jaynie Binkowski
Phone:  (920) 465-2222
Email:  binkowsj@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Wednesday, August 31, 2022.

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).

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

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.