UW-Green Bay

Career Opportunities


Campus Executive Officer (Two Vacancies - Manitowoc and Sheboygan)

Posting Date

5/4/2018 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Campus Executive Officer (Two Vacancies - Manitowoc and Sheboygan)
UW System Title: Administrative Officer (M-L)

Essential Job Functions

The University of Wisconsin – Green Bay (UWGB) seeks applicants for two Campus Executive Officer positions, to be located at the Manitowoc and Sheboygan branch campuses. All qualified applicants are invited to apply. Current employees of the University of Wisconsin Extension and Colleges are especially encouraged to apply and preference will be given to those applicants. These appointments are contingent upon Higher Learning Commission (HLC) approval of the University of Wisconsin System restructure plan, anticipated to be received June 30, 2018.
The Campus Executive Officer (CEO) manages the day-to-day operations of the campus to ensure the campus runs smoothly and efficiently under the direction and guidance of the Provost & Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs; the Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance; and Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs. The primary function of the position is to serve as liaison between the Manitowoc or Sheboygan Branch Campuses and UW Green Bay central campus. The CEO ensures that campus stakeholders and members of the greater community have a single point of contact regarding the campus operations.
In conjunction with the Chancellor’s Cabinet, the CEO is responsible for establishing branch campus direction and development in alignment with the Mission and Vision of the consolidated institution. This position will develop an appropriate implementation plan to meet that vision, and the ability to lead their campus to realize that vision. They must facilitate communication to appropriate institutional leadership, including deans and directors at the central campus. To do so, the position must analyze the needs of students and community stakeholders to maximize utilization of facilities and services to meet the need of the campus and community.

Overall areas of responsibility will include:

  • Academic Affairs
  • Business Administration
  • Community Liaison
  • Enrollment Management
  • Executive Leadership and Visioning
  • Facilities and Safety
  • Student Affairs and Student Service

The respective duties are multifaceted, and as such the CEO is expected to maintain a full understanding of academic affairs, student services, the facilities and grounds of the branch campus, and the business operations of both the branch campus and the central campus. The demands of these positions require exceptional leaders with demonstrated organizational, management, and communication skills.



  • Masters degree in a relevant field at time of application
  • 5 years experience in higher education leadership, including responsibility for personnel and budgets
  • Demonstrated leadership skills, with excellent communication, organizational, interpersonal, and collaborative skills, and high attention to detail
  • Ability to deal with confidential and sensitive information
  • A collaborative leader with a proven track record of bringing groups together to meet objectives
  • Commitment to affirmative action and intercultural understanding and experience working with diverse individuals and groups
  • Aptitude to manage multiple projects and ability to prioritize and delegate work
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team environment


  • Doctoral or terminal degree
  • Experience with student recruitment and retention
  • Experience in strategic planning and the ability to work collaboratively with faculty and academic leaders to identify the academic priorities of the College and develop strategies and tactics for achieving them
  • A commitment to, and evidence of, securing external support through granting, fundraising, and development
  • Support for faculty and staff professional development
  • Support for student achievement and student success
  • An ability to provide civic leadership and to successfully work with professionals in industry and academic, community, and governmental organizations
  • Financial acumen and proven abilities in budget and financial management

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student, employee, and community 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

Some travel will be necessary for these positions.

Positions are full-time Limited appointments. 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 "14285"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Campus Executive Officer (Two Vacancies - Manitowoc and Sheboygan)"
  • 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 or Curriculum Vitae
  • 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:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390
Email:  jobs@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Thursday, May 17, 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).

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 Office of Public Safety 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.