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Madison Area Technical College
  • Position Number: 2508135
  • Location: Madison, WI
  • Position Type: Education - Adult and Distance Education (study of)

Continuing Education Program Liaison

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Job Posting Date:
September 20, 2021

Application Deadline:

Salary Information:

School of Professional & Continuing Education_Operations

Job Description:

Madison College is seeking a Continuing Education Program Liaison for School of Professional and Continuing Education. The ideal candidate will have experience scheduling and developing courses for adult learners and the ability to work collaboratively with a variety of colleagues including students, faculty and staff.

Madison College's dedication to promoting equity, inclusion and diversity is reflected in our Mission, Vision, and Values. Hiring an inclusive workforce that mirrors our student population is more than just a commitment at Madison Collegeit is the foundation of what we are striving to do. Come be part of our great team!

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS: cover letter and resume. Failure to submit these documents by the first consideration date will result in the disqualification of your application.

This position will be open until filled, with a first review date of October 9, 2021, at 11:59 pm. After this date, the recruitment may close without further notice. Interested applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The job posting may be used to fill similar vacancies within the school/department that occur within six months of the closing date.

This is a full-time, non-exempt, 40 hours per week, 52 weeks per year position. General Office hours are Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Expectation is that this individual will be on campus at least three days a week, the remaining two days can be remote if preferred. Madison College offers a generous benefit program including health and dental benefits. This position is funded through cost recovery through June 30, 2022. Continuation is expected beyond this date contingent on funding. The employee selected will serve a twelve (12) month introductory period. This position does not offer a relocation package.

This position is located in the vibrant and diverse city of Madison, Wisconsin's 2nd largest city and state capitol. Nestled between two recreational lakes, Madisonians are offered year-round activities for all, including the Dane County Farmers' Market located around the Capital Square, more than 200 miles of scenic biking and hiking trails, world class restaurants, and numerous festivals and community events. Madison is consistently ranked as a top community in which to work, live and play. Madison offers a small town feel, with a big city impression. But, if that's not enough, Madison is just a short 125 miles northwest of Chicago and 77 miles west of Milwaukee. To learn more about what Mad-Town has to offer, you can visit

Position Summary:

This position works to develop effective programming (courses, webinars, series, workshops, digital credentials) by identifying needs and opportunities. This position analyzes data and works with other areas of the College and organizations. This position also recruits instructors and monitors instructor and program performance.

Responsibilities include:
  • Develops and manages program offerings, planning and assigning courses, utilizing course evaluations, enrollment trends, and financial data to plan, modify, or cancel classes.
  • Develops and implements new non-credit programming.
  • Responsible for the recruitment, hiring, orientation, and performance management of part-time instructors.
  • Collaborates with marketing to develop outreach strategies that support enrollment for new or struggling classes and ensure consistency and accuracy of information.
  • Works to meet targets and operating margins.
  • Represents Continuing Education on internal and external committees promoting unit initiatives and interests and maintaining a positive relationship with the community.
  • Maintains a commitment to the college mission, vision, and values. Comply with college policies, directives, and work rules.Engages positively with colleagues, handles conflict directly and professionally, contributes to team discussions, collaborates, and helps colleagues, assumes the best from colleagues, provides and accepts constructive feedback, follows through on commitments, and supports final decisions that are made.
  • Other duties as defined by department, college, or officials.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
  • Knowledge of non-credit programming and adult education principles
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze academic and administrative projects, programs, and processes for areas of improvement
  • Experience leading teams and projects
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate professionally - in-person, in writing, and by phone - with clarity, accuracy, and excellent customer service
  • Ability to determine priorities, be self-directed, and work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies to develop targeted messaging appropriate and appealing to diverse audiences
  • Demonstrated strong organization skills and use of excel and Word
  • Experience facilitating meetings and knowledge of curriculum/course development

Minimum Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's of Arts or Bachelor's of Science

*Experience used as an equivalent of an educational requirement is in addition to any experience required by the position.

Experience: Two (2) years (4000 hours) experience determining, scheduling and developing courses and course materials related to professional and personal development and certifications for adult learners

If you are experiencing application issues please contact the HR hotline, (608) 246-6900.

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Madison Area Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in employment, admissions or its programs or activities. Madison College offers degrees, diplomas, apprenticeships and certificates in Architecture & Engineering; Arts, Design & Humanities; Business; Construction, Manufacturing & Maintenance; Culinary, Hospitality & Fitness; Education & Social Services; Health Sciences; Information Technology; Law, Protective & Human Services; Science, Math & Natural Resources; and Transportation. Admissions criteria vary by program and are available by calling our Enrollment Office at (608) 246-6210 or (800) 322-6282 Ext. 6210. The following person has been designated to coordinate Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and to handle inquiries regarding the college's nondiscrimination policies: Lisa Muchka, Compliance Coordinator, 1701 Wright Street, Madison, WI 53704 (608) 246.5221

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About Us
Welcome! Thank you for visiting our career site, where Madison College is committed to matching talent to opportunity. We are known for our real-world, smart approach to learning offering students innovative, high-tech career pathways and college transfer opportunities with more than 150 programs to choose from. Madison College is a great place to work and has been for over 100 years, serving more than 33,000 students in 12 south-central Wisconsin counties. The College offers generous salaries, benefits, and an inspiring work environment. Employees enjoy a culture dedicated to lifelong learning, wellness and inclusiveness.

Take some time and look around once you've have a chance to explore our current opportunities, apply to the ones you feel best suit your interests, background and experiences. Thereafter, you can keep track of your application status and watch for new opportunities that might be of interest to you.

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As part of the application process, finalists will undergo a background check including criminal history, educational verification, and references. Criminal history will not automatically disqualify you from employment. All cases are considered on an individual basis, and the offense will be compared to the position for which you are applying.

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