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Program Specialist, Community Theater & Arts (Marinette Campus)

Position Information

WORKING TITLE: Program Specialist, Community Theater & Arts 
UW SYSTEM OFFICIAL TITLE: Outreach Specialist
POSTING DATE:  January 24, 2023

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Director, Continuing Professional Education and is responsible for the programming for the Theater on the Bay, Children’s Theater, and other community theater and arts programs. Works with local and regional arts groups. Oversees all processes for theater productions which includes production management, contracting of paid theater staff and crew, oversees ticket sales, and rights to productions; partners with the Weidner Center on programming; works with marketing to manage promotions of arts programming, manages production and program area budgets, and other tasks to insure successful productions.  Maintains local partnerships and oversees all other arts programming including youth camps, various classes and events, ensures adherence to policy, and assists with program administration to promote stable and productive relationships between the university and local community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.  Works on other programming for the division based on needs and assignment by supervisor.

What You'll Do

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Identifies, promotes, and maintains external partnerships to support the outreach programs.
  • Schedules and secures resources and communicates logistics in support of an outreach program.
  • Delivers outreach program content and materials to community members.
  • Researches, develops, and facilitates outreach program content and materials.
  • Develops and evaluates curriculum and programs and provides recommendations for improvement.
  • Assists with the monitoring of outreach program budget spending.
  • Leads the implementation of programs, policies, and procedures through oversight of day-to-day activities for program staff, student and community volunteers.

Qualifications

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or University at time of application
  • A valid Wisconsin driver’s license and a working vehicle to travel between campuses
  • Working knowledge of the computer, internet and standard business software programs (e.g. Word, Excel, Databases, and Online Registration Systems)
  • Three years’ experience in programming, planning and event management
  • Excellent customer service and relationship building skills
  • The ability to plan and execute deadline-driven programs and projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work independently to complete projects

 PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Theater Arts, Communication, Education or related field
  • Experience in finance and budgeting

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

Some travel is required for necessary meetings, workshops, conferences, etc.  Frequent evening and and/or weekend work is expected, especially when there are productions to oversee.  Scheduling will be planned with the supervisor.  

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.

Compensation and Benefits

Minimum salary of $44,000.

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.

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 "Program Specialist, Community Theater & Arts (Marinette)‚Äč"
    • 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 specifically addressing 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:

Kayle Petitjean
Phone:  (920) 465-2642
Email:  petitjek@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, February 26, 2023.

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.