University of Wisconsin Madison PROGRAM DIRECTOR-ENERGY AND POWER in Madison, Wisconsin



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Job no: 91364-AS

Work type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Engineering, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Program Director-Energy and Power

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Anticipated Begin Date:

OCTOBER 15, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)

Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

A Bachelor's degree in engineering, preferably electrical engineering, or related area is required. Masters degree preferred. Candidates with advanced degrees are encouraged to apply.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least five years experience in utility-scale power system engineering is required in which the applicant has demonstrated involvement in planning, designing, implementing, or managing electric power system projects. The applicant must have professional knowledge of and experience with the latest industry practices. Candidates with demonstrated skills in the following area are desirable:

-Electrical distribution systems

-Power system protection

-Electric power system security

-Design engineering at the project or system levels

-Technical analysis of utility-scale engineering systems

-Demonstrated organizational leadership (in place of employment or professional societies)

-Technical staff training (including organizing training events)

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Position Summary:

The Department of Engineering Professional Development (EPD) is an internationally recognized, financially self-sustaining academic department within the UW-Madison College of Engineering with an annual operating budget of $13 million dollars. The Department seeks to fulfill the university's commitment to the "Wisconsin Idea" by providing professional development courses, customized training, internet delivered distance degree programs, and technical assistance to practicing professionals in a wide range of technical disciplines. The department also provides outreach programs to industry managers and government agency specialists related to technology management, implementation, and career development.

As a Program Director, the selected candidate is expected to seek out new and innovative ways to provide continuing education to department clientele and others; conduct educational programs that are financially self-supporting; and develop and maintain relationships with other university departments and various outside associations, organizations, and government agencies for the purpose of advancing current knowledge and developing program content.

Additional Information:


Edith Vitale


Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter and resume.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Aug 16 2017 Central Daylight Time

Applications Close: Sep 30 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time