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Outreach Program Manager

Position Information

UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Outreach Program Manager
POSTING DATE: May 24, 2024

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to Executive Officer, Continuing Education & Workforce Training and provides guidance for program development, implementation and evaluation of a wide range of healthcare, human services and non-profit continuing education programs, including certificates, workshops and seminars. Assesses market needs and trends to continuously update and expand program offerings. Will lead in delivering high-quality and relevant educational offerings that meet the changing needs of the community and industry standards and implement evaluation processes to monitor program effectiveness and student satisfaction. Will monitor and allocate program resources, including funding, staffing, facilities and technology, to optimize program delivery and ensure enrollment and revenue outcomes. 

The role requires a strategic leader who collaborates with a variety of stakeholders, including industry professionals, academic staff and university marketing to identify educational needs, design curriculum and promote programs to increase enrollment. Will work closely and foster strong relationships with healthcare organizations, community partners and industry stakeholders to pursue partnerships and funding opportunities to enhance program relevance and employment opportunities for participants 

Strives to expand and ensure access to credit and non-credit programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences throughout Wisconsin and beyond.

What You'll Do

  • 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.
  • Build and retain collaborative relationships and partnerships with external and internal stakeholders.



  • Bachelor's Degree at time of application
  • Three years of experience in programming (assessing, designing, marketing, delivering, evaluating)
  • Experience collaborating effectively with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, multi campuses, self-prioritize, and remain flexible to shifting priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to demonstrate consistency, follow-through and accountability for assigned responsibilities and staff
  • Demonstrated computer proficiency with the ability to use data base, spreadsheet and word processing software/applications
  • Budgeting experience including constructing, forecasting, analyzing and reconciling to retain solvency


  • Master's Degree
  • Experience in a higher education environment
  • Experience in research and grant writing
  • Experience working with adult learners

The Successful Candidate

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 evening and/or weekend work. Travel is required between campuses, for meetings, trainings and conferences.

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. 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 will be asked to provide names, email contact information, and/or phone numbers for three (3) references, with at least one being from a manager or supervisor, during the interview process. 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.

Compensation and Benefits


Minimum salary of $68,000.

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


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.


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 "Outreach Program Manager"
    • 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
  • Resume

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:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Monday, June 3, 2024.

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.