Job Announcement! MN Dept of Ed

job-openingPlease see the job announcement link below for more information on the Minnesota Department of Education, Office of Indian Education Director position. I encourage you to share this announcement with anyone within your network that you feel may benefit.

Director Office of Indian Education – Job ID 9290

Job Summary

This is a unclassified appointment that reports directly to the Commissioner of Education, which will serve as the Indian Education liaison between the Department of Education and the eleven tribal governments in Minnesota.  This position exists to provide leadership, policy development, program design and implementation of a comprehensive program for educational excellence and accountability for the American Indian students – pre K-graduate school.  This position will work with MDE, Tribal and public schools, Tribal governments, federal and state agencies and elected officials to fulfill the program’s desired outcomes.  The position has fiscal responsibility for and oversight of legislated grant programs and the Indian Education Act of 1988 (124.71 to 124D.82)

Hiring! National Indian Child Welfare Association is Recruiting a Research Manager

nicwa logoNICWA is currently recruiting a research manager. The position is open until August 12. Experience with community based participatory research is preferred, but not required.

The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) offers American Indian and non-Indian professionals opportunities for personal and professional development in a family-oriented environment. As an American Indian organization, NICWA promotes American Indian values within the workplace, with an emphasis on cooperation, respect, and an appreciation for diversity.

*Visit NICWA’s careers page for more information.

Job Opening: Small Business Development Center Director

*The following is from: www.uwgb.edu

Position: Working Title: Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Director 
UW System Title: 
Outreach Program Manager II
Posting Date: January 15, 2016
Essential Job Functions: The Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Director reports to the Dean of Continuing Education, and is responsible for the daily and long-term operations of the Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Green Bay by providing an integrated and cohesive array of business programs and business counseling (consulting, advising) services to emerging and existing entrepreneurs in an 11+ county service area.  This position provides overall planning, administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Center’s services to prospective entrepreneurs and small-business owners and managers in the Center’s service area. The SBDC Director, working collaboratively with the statewide Wisconsin SBDC Network, is also responsible for the local administration of certain federal and state economic development programs sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and the Department of Business and Entrepreneurship (DBE) at UW-Extension. The Wisconsin SBDC at UW-Green Bay director is responsible for meeting performance metrics as specified by the organization’s funding sources, including the U.S. Small Business Administration and the DBE unit of UW-Extension.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Under the general supervision of the UW-Green Bay Continuing Education and Outreach division and with the support of the Executive Director of the Wisconsin SBDC Network:
    • Promote, deliver, evaluate, and report on the small business counseling (consulting, advising) services provided by the Center.
    • Ensure that small business owners and managers as well as prospective entrepreneurs in Northeast Wisconsin have access to governmental and other resources intended to support their success.
    • Provide business counseling (consulting, advising) services, including business planning, financial analysis, marketing and sales analysis, and human resources and legal issues, among other topics.
    • Make referrals to other professional resources who can offer more specialized consultation on particular business issues.
  • Supervise multiple full-time and/or part-time employees.
  • Carry out all functions of the Center’s human resources management, including recruiting and hiring, ongoing performance management, and terminating under performing employees if necessary.
  • Serve as a member of the Outreach and Adult Access leadership team and, in that capacity, contribute to decisions that affect the entire division.
  • Pursue the development of external partnerships that serve to expand the reach of the University and position it as an attractive collaborative partner to entrepreneurs, small business owners, and others involved in regional economic development.
  • Provide financial oversight and stewardship of all financial resources assigned to the Center.
  • Prepare annual budgets and work to secure the resources necessary to fulfill the goals of the Center.
  • Ensure that the Center’s day-to-day financial management is conducted in a manner consistent with all requirements associated with federal or state grants, as well as the financial policies and procedures established by the UW System, UW-Green Bay, and UW-Extension.
  • Prepare and distribute regular reports on the Center’s financial performance.
  • Meet performance metrics as specified by the organization’s funding sources, including the U.S. Small Business Administration and the DBE unit of UW-Extension.
  • Identify, develop, deliver, evaluate, and report on innovative educational programs for prospective entrepreneurs and small-business owners and managers.
  • Ensure that qualified subject-matter experts available through UW-Green Bay and other sources are engaged as instructors.
  • Develop a thorough understanding of relevant resources and expertise available throughout the University.
  • Maintain positive, productive working relationships with college deans, department chairs, faculty, and campus administrators.
  • Ensure that all program logistics are professionally managed, and that the marketing of all programs is effective and consistent with brand management requirements of UW-Green Bay, UW-Extension, the statewide Wisconsin SBDC Network, and other entities as appropriate.
  • Ensure that all educational programming for prospective entrepreneurs and small-business owners and managers is managed in a financially sound manner.
  • Facilitate groups, serve on community committees, and give presentations in the region at the local level that support entrepreneurship, small business starts and growth, economic development, and other noncounseling activities.
  • Perform Continuing Education, Community Engagement, and Cofrin School of Business duties as assigned such as building relationships in communities that the SBDC and University serves.
  • Develop and deliver the Wisconsin SBDC’s signature Entrepreneurial Training Program in areas of the service territory with local partners.
Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree at time of application
  • 5 years of related experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters degree
  • Small business ownership
  • Professional credentials such as CPA, EDFP, or equivalent
  • 10 years of experience in business consulting, including financial statements preparation, business financing, and marketing

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, the ability to communicate with a diverse student 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: 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. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States
Special Conditions of Appointment: This position will require occasional travel in state and out of state with overnights.
Salary: Salary Range of $58,000 – $65,000. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan. (Total Compensation Estimator).
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: Under “Basic Job Search” choose:

  • “Advanced Search”
  • Job Opening ID: “11407”
  • Find Jobs Posted Within: “Anytime”
  • “Search”
  • Select “Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Director”
  • Click “Apply Now”
    • 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
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved

You must select “SUBMIT”, selecting “Save” 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:

Ryan Kauth
Phone: (920)496-2112
Email: kauthr@uwgb.edu

Application Deadline: To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, February 14, 2016.
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).

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.

HUMAN RESOURCES | UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN-GREEN BAY
2420 NICOLET DRIVE, COFRIN LIBRARY, 710 | GREEN BAY, WI 54311-7001
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American Educational Research Association – AERA Job Alert!

AERA-Logo_edited*Job listing information from http://www.aera.net/

Principal Research Associate and Managing Director – Education

Description

Company Overview

IMPAQ International, a growing and dynamic social science research firm, provides high-quality research and impact evaluation services, policy analysis, survey research, technology solutions, organizational development, technical assistance and consulting services to U.S. and international government agencies, foundations, and the private sector.  IMPAQ’s mission is to bring together exceptional people to develop innovative and rigorous approaches to evaluate the real-world impact of social policies and programs. IMPAQ offers four locations: our Corporate Headquarters in Columbia, Maryland, rated one of America’s Best Small Cities; Downtown Washington, D.C., Boston, Massachusetts and a Bay Area office in Oakland, California. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).

Job Profile

As a Principal Research Associate and Managing Director you will be responsible for participating in planning the strategic direction of IMPAQ’s California Office, assisting in integrating the California office with IMPAQ culture, and assisting California staff in learning how to utilize IMPAQ resources, particularly in research and Business Development (BD) areas.  You will also serve as a liaison between IMPAQ and West Coast staff, providing feedback and reports of activities in California, as requested by IMPAQ Senior Executives.  You will provide overall supervision and leadership for staff in the California Office as well as remote staff.

Responsibilities:

  • Function as the Account Lead for California, identifying and pursuing new business opportunities in the state
  • Serve as a liaison between IMPAQ Corporate and West Coast staff as requested by IMPAQ Senior Executives
  • Develop new relationships and create new business opportunities
  • Write technical reports and proposals
  • Travel to IMPAQ’s Corporate Office quarterly to meet with Division leadership
  • Conduct and lead program evaluations
  • Perform policy analysis
  • Conduct site visits
  • Make presentations to government clients
  • Provide mentorship, training, and technical supervision while promoting collaboration among researchers
  • Incumbent is responsible for furthering equal employment opportunity by demonstrating fairness in making recommendations for hiring selections, encouraging and recognizing employee achievements, ensuring fair treatment of all employees regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, gender identity, disability or other characteristic protected by applicable law
Requirements

Education

  •  A Ph.D. in Economics, Policy or related social sciences is highly desirable

Knowledge and Experience

  • Have minimum of 10-15 years of experience in conducting applied research for the federal or state governments or in similar environments
  • Be an expert in the areas of program evaluation, econometric methods, and/or experimental and quasi-experimental design
  • Have significant experience supervising and mentoring staff
  • Have business development and technical review experience and have personally brought in new business
  • A track record of publication in professional journals is a plus

Skills

  • Strong quantitative and qualitative skills
  • Ability to think strategically about research issues and programs
  • Excellent ability to communicate complex technical material, both orally and in writing
  • Strong writing and editing skills a must
Job Information
    • Oakland, California, 94601, United States
    • 26303850
    • December 21, 2015
    • Principal Research Associate and Managing Director – Education
    • IMPAQ International, LLC.
    • Consulting, Consulting
    • No
    • Full-Time
    • Indefinite
    • Ph.D/MS + Exp
  • 0-10%

Job Opening! Trainer Outreach Specialist in Milwaukee

job-openingWisconsin Works (W-2) Trainer Outreach Specialist in Milwaukee – 211a.1516

Download or view the position description [PDF]

*Job listing on UWO website.

Department

CCDET

Responsibilities

This position works in cooperation with state, county and other contracted employees to develop and deliver training materials which educate and train W-2 workers and partner agencies about W-2 programs, policies, and procedures. This position is responsible for training program development, implementation, and evaluation. This position will be located in Milwaukee.

Requirements

  • Minimum two years of experience working with W-2 programs
  • Comprehensive understanding of W-2 policies and procedures
  • Experience determining eligibility for W-2 programs using the Wisconsin CARES Worker Web (CWW) system and providing W-2 case management services through CARES Work Program System
  • Experience using policies to determine eligibility for W-2 programs
  • Experience delivering training, especially W-2 related training
  • Experience developing training materials, especially W-2 related
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proven problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint
  • Valid Driver’s license for required travel and willingness to travel statewide
  • Ability to obtain University Driver’s Authorization through the State of Wisconsin

Preferences

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience planning, organizing, and implementing projects
  • Critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Ability to handle multiple ongoing complex tasks
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Excel and Adobe Captivate

Starting Date

December 2015

Salary

$42,167 to $43,500 annually, commensurate with experience

Terms of Appointment

Terminal position; Contingent on grant funding

Application Deadline

Review of files will begin November 11, 2015 and continue until position is filled.

How to Apply

Submit a letter of application, resume, three references, and outline (as detailed in the position description) to:

Delynn Nordhaus
CCDET
UW Oshkosh
800 Algoma Blvd 
Oshkosh, WI 54901

nordhaus@uwosh.edu
Fax: (920) 424-1112

Wanted: Cultural Liaison in La Crosse

The School District of La Crosse is accepting applications for a district wide Cultural Liaison!

More info below from the Wisconsin Education Career Access Network.

Wisconsin Education Career Access Network School District of La Crosse

­POSITION TITLE:  Cultural Liaison START DATE:      October 19, 2015 (approximately)

Accountability Objectives:

Assist with coordination of all Cultural & Family Connection Program activities.   Our commitment is to support each and every student in our school district. The largest  composition of diverse students we serve is our Southeast Asian/African American  students/families; all students will benefit from the advocacy of these positions.  The position will serve as an advocate for Southeast Asian/African American students  (respectively), their families and the schools. Act as a link between families and the schools  throughout the community. Provide staff development opportunities relative to developing cultural  proficiency and to Southeast Asian/African American history and culture (respectively). Help to  oversee parent education programs and opportunities for parents throughout the community.

School District Characteristics:           9 Elementary Schools, 3 Middle Schools, 2 Senior High Schools. 7,900 students,           663 certified staff, 367 classified staff. Unified District system. 72 square miles,           population 68,000. Operating budget $93,000,000+           Metro area population 91,000. 2 large hospitals, 2 multi-­specialty clinics. University           of Wisconsin­La Crosse and Viterbo College offer programs to 10,000 students. Western           Technical College provides vocational training to more than 15,000 students. 28 public           and private elementary and middle schools; 5 high schools including 2 public and 3            private. Environmental:           30 miles of Mississippi River shoreline and 8,600 acres of lakes blend with rock-­faced           bluffs and valleys to create one of the most beautiful natural playgrounds in the           Midwest.

Economic:           Diverse industry, from brewing to boot making, transportation to typography. 40 local           industries with national and/or international markets. 1,000+ retail outlets engage in           nearly half ­billion dollar business annually. Hiring Timeline (approximation):

Candidates meeting screening criteria participate in                     First round interview:                       Week of October 5, 2015

Continuing candidates to meet with the District’s                     Senior Leadership Team:                      Week of October 12, 2015

Continuing candidates to meet with committee:          Week of October 12, 2015

Recommendation to the Board of Education:              October 19, 2015

Applicants are requested not to contact or send resumes to individual building principals. To be  given full consideration, please upload letter of interest, resume, credentials, transcripts, and

**Deadline to apply is September 25, 2015, by 3:30 pm. (or until position is filled)

The School District of La Crosse chooses to be an equal opportunity employer and does not  discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, sex, creed, age, ancestry, national  origin, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, political affiliation, marital status,  disability or arrest or conviction record.

The School District of La Crosse encourages applications from all segments of the population. We prohibit retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing,  to the employer or government, or against any individual(s) who assist or  participate in the investigation of any complaint.

Candidates seeking accommodations during an interview are encouraged to indicate such at the time  they are contacted to interview.

Additional information about this vacancy

Licenses:

Meets Cert: Requirements: Salary:

1. All Licenses A license is not required for this vacancy. n/a Degree: Bachelors ­ Bachelor’s required, master’s preferred       Experience: Years $54,636 annually

Begin Date: Apply By: Date Entered: Date Active:
October 2015 09­25­2015  (or Until Filled) 08­28­2015   Updated: 08­28­2015 08­28­2015

Contact:
Phone: Email: Website:

Chelsey Steinbrecher, Executive Assistant School District of La Crosse 807 East Avenue So. La Crosse, WI 54601 608­789­7649  csteinbr@lacrossesd.org  http://www.lacrosseschools.org (new window)

 

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Hiring: NWTC Part-Time Academic Coaching Program Support

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates for part-time positions.   The description and qualifications for these jobs can be found on the NWTC website at http://www.nwtc.edu/aboutus/human-resources/employment/Pages/JobOpenings.aspx

Our employees and friends of the College are our best source for reaching out to qualified candidates.  As always, we encourage the application of qualified minority candidates as well as those with disabilities.  We are asking your assistance in sharing our opportunity to individuals that you feel would be qualified.

New part-time job posting:

Job Order 601211             Part-Time Academic Coaching Program Support, Marinette

Job Order 601212             Part-Time Academic Coaching Program Support, Shawano

Job Order 601213             Part-Time Academic Coaching Program Support, Sturgeon Bay

 A complete listing of all our jobs (full- and part-time) can be found on our website (www.nwtc.edu).

Please do not hesitate to contact NWTC’s Human Resources (hr@nwtc.edu or 920/498-6286) with any questions.

Human Resources Department

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

P O Box 19042

Green Bay WI 54307-9042

(920) 498-6286

 

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Hiring: NWTC Human Resources Assistant

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Human Resources Assistant.  The description and qualifications for this job can be found on the NWTC website at

http://www.nwtc.edu/aboutus/human-resources/employment/Pages/JobOpenings.aspx

Our employees and friends of the College are our best source for reaching out to qualified candidates.  As always, we encourage the application of qualified minority candidates as well as those with disabilities.  We are asking your assistance in sharing our opportunity to individuals that you feel would be qualified.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact NWTC’s Human Resources (hr@nwtc.edu or 920/498-6286) with any questions.

Human Resources Department

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

P O Box 19042

Green Bay WI 54307-9042

(920) 498-6286

 

NWTC’s Job Postings

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Hiring: NWTC Customer Specialist, CTED

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College (NWTC) is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Customer Specialist, CTED.  The description and qualifications for this job can be found on the NWTC website at

http://www.nwtc.edu/aboutus/human-resources/employment/Pages/JobOpenings.aspx

Our employees and friends of the College are our best source for reaching out to qualified candidates.  As always, we encourage the application of qualified minority candidates as well as those with disabilities.  We are asking your assistance in sharing our opportunity to individuals that you feel would be qualified.

 

Please do not hesitate to contact NWTC’s Human Resources (hr@nwtc.edu or 920/498-6286) with any questions.

Human Resources Department

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College

P O Box 19042

Green Bay WI 54307-9042

(920) 498-6286

 

NWTC’s Job Postings

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University of Wisconsin-Madison Hiring Ethnographer Position

University of Wisconsin – Madison

  Position Vacancy Listing

        PVL # 78774

         Working Title:  Ethnographer
         Official Title:
RESEARCHER(E05DN) or ASSOC RESEARCHER(E05FN) or ASST RESEARCHER(E05LN)
               Degree and area of specialization:
PhD or equivalent degree in education, anthropology, social science, or related field

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least one year’s experience conducting ethnographic research in school or university settings, with college-aged populations, or with marginalized youth or young adults in the U.S. Experience conducting semi-structured observations, participant observation, semi- and unstructured interviews, photoethnography, and/or community mapping methods desired. Previous experience with team research, Dedoose, and comparative ethnography would be beneficial. Strong analytic and writing skills necessary.
OR
Minimum of six months professional or educational conducting qualitative research with young people and/or in schools; one year or more experience strongly preferred.  Experience conducting observations, participant observation, semi- and unstructured interviews, photoethnography, and/or community mapping methods desired. Strong analytic and organizational skills required. Previous experience with team research, Dedoose, and comparative ethnography would be beneficial. Experience with or strong interest in U.S. higher education and issues of equity are desirable.

Principal duties:

This study will examine how low-income students in four diverse public four-year colleges in Wisconsin conceptualize college affordability, and how, in turn, these conceptualizations impact their decisions about whether or not to continue in college after their first year.  One full-time ethnographer will be based in each of the four college institutions for a 15-month period. The ethnographers will conduct a six-month ethnography of the institution and its engagement with low-income students, and will then conduct interviews, observations, photoethnography and community mapping activities with 15 select low-income students on their campus. Student activities will be conduced in the second semester of students, first year of college, over the summer, and in the first semester of the students’ second year of college. The position will require the researcher to live in the town in which the college is located. Limited funding will be available for moving and professional expenses related to the relocation. For more information of the project, visit the William T Grant Foundation.
Duties for the position include:
-institutional ethnography (months 1-6): observations, participant observations, semi-structured interviews with administrators and leaders, document reviews -student-focused ethnography (months 7-15): creating rapport, observations/shadowing, participant observation, semi- and unstructured interviews, photoethnography, community mapping activities -across all ethnographic activities: review and comment on the conceptual framework and research design, help in the preparation and revision of research protocols, jointly construct the data management plan , collect and manage data, writing up field notes and memos, participating in regular group meetings and occasional workshops among all team members, participating in single-site and comparative data analysis, participate in preparation of cross-site manuscripts, and lead in preparation of single-site manuscripts in collaboration with PIs.

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