Director of First-Year and Retention Programs in Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison

WISCIENCE (the Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement) seeks a new Director of First-Year and Retention Programs in Science (PVL #94872). Applications will be accepted until July 11. Please direct questions to chtheisen@wisc.edu.

Visit this link for qualifications and to apply: http://jobs.hr.wisc.edu/cw/en-us/job/498348/director-of-firstyear-and-retention-programs-in-science. For a summary of principal duties, click on ‘Full Position Details’ or follow this link: https://www.ohr.wisc.edu/weblisting/External/PVLSummaryPrint.aspx?pvl_num=94872

Position summary:
The mission of WISCIENCE is to collaborate with educators and scientists to provide resources and programming that improve the teaching and learning of science and increase access to quality science learning experiences, both formal and informal. The Director of First-Year and Retention Programs in Science is responsible for programs and courses to support first-and second-year UW-Madison undergraduates in science, with a particular emphasis on serving underrepresented minorities, first-generation college and transfer students. The person in this position will direct the IMPACT Peer Leader Program and associated course; the STEM Immersion and Transfer STEM Immersion Orientation Programs for incoming students, and develop and teach other related courses. All programs and courses will be closely coordinated with the programming and goals of the Division of Diversity, Equity, and Educational Achievement and other programs and offices serving underrepresented student groups in the schools and colleges across campus.


Cara Harwood Theisen, Ph.D.
Director of Professional Development in Teaching and Learning
WISCIENCE - Wisconsin Institute for Science Education and Community Engagement
University of Wisconsin-Madison
www.wiscience.wisc.edu
445 Henry Mall, 103A
Madison, WI 53706
chtheisen@wisc.edu