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Executive Program Manager, Rising Phoenix Early College High School

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Posting Date

10/11/2021 12:00:00 AM

Position Information

Working Title:  Executive Program Manager, Rising Phoenix Early College High School
UW System Title:  Outreach Program Manager

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Executive Director of K-12 and Community Relations and oversees the Rising Phoenix program which strives to serve diverse student groups with a particular emphasis on equity and access for groups that are traditionally underrepresented and underserved in higher education. Rising Phoenix is a dual enrollment program that provides students in partner school district with the opportunity to earn a UW-Green Bay Associate of Arts and Sciences degree during high school. This position provides guidance for program planning, implementation, evaluation, and supervises Rising Phoenix Student Success Coaches who provide direct student advising and support. The Executive Manager promotes stable and productive relationships between UW-Green Bay and school districts while striving to expand and increase access to the program. This highly collaborative position works closely with other program staff in the K-12 and Community Relations program as well as the Executive Director of K-12 and Community Relations in order to grow the reach of the program while monitoring program budgets to ensure program sustainability.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Supervises the implementation of outreach-program-focused strategic planning initiatives and objectives.
  • Develops and implements operating policies and procedures to promote the outreach program in alignment with the strategic plan.
  • Monitors the unit or program budget and approves program expenditures.
  • Reviews recommendations for and provides input on the design and development of new outreach programs or services.
  • Determines outreach program needs and the personnel resource allocation plan.
  • 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.


  • Master’s degree in education, counseling, or related field at time of application
  • 3 years’ experience in K-12 schools or higher education
  • Possession of or eligibility to obtain a valid driver’s license upon appointment and ability to obtain driver authorization through the University

  • Experience in program development and management
  • Supervisory experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with educational equity programs serving diverse student populations
  • Proficiency in speaking and reading a second language, preferably Spanish, Hmong, Somali, or Oneida

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

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment.  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 range of $50,000-$58,000. 

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 "Search Jobs" screen,
  • Click "View All Jobs"
  • Select "Executive Program Manager, Rising Phoenix Early College High School"
    • 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:

Meagan Strehlow
Phone: (920) 465-2716

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Tuesday, October 26, 2021.

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.