Join the ICS Team! We are now taking applications for the following positions:

Chief Operating Officer

Working Title: Chief Operating Officer
Official Title: Associate Director, Unspecified (8)
Unit: Instructional Communications Systems (ICS), UW-Extension
Position Type: Academic Staff 100% fixed term appointment
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Availability: Open until filled; for best consideration, please apply by May 20, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY:The Chief Operating Officer (COO) has both internal and external facing responsibilities as the second-in-charge of ICS. The COO helps lead the overall organization, actively participates in BAMI leadership and reports to the Director of Instructional Communications Systems (ICS). The COO acts on behalf of the Director of ICS in the Director’s absence and works with the ICS Director to oversee administrative, operations, and enterprise-advancement activities. The COO is a critical member of the ICS leadership team in developing and implementing ICS’s long-range strategic plans. Specifically, the COO: ensures the consistent and effective execution of key systems and processes that makes effective use of organizational resources, drives ICS’s business toward product and service excellence, builds strategic alliances and partnerships within and without the organization to collaboratively execute business strategies, creates an environment in which products, services, and process are designed to ensure customer satisfaction, and creates a work environment in which employees are committed to their organization and feel pride and job ownership. In addition, the COO serves concurrently as the Chief Business Officer (CBO) with overall responsibilities in all budget-related activities such as long and short term financial analysis and operating budget development, monitoring, control, and, accountability. The COO is also responsible for marketing and program development.

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Operations Manager

Working Title: Operations Manager
Official Title: Media Specialist or Senior Media Specialist
Unit: Instructional Communications Systems (ICS), UW-Extension
Position Type: Academic Staff 100% fixed term appointment
Location: Madison, Wisconsin
Availability: Open until filled; for best consideration, please apply by April 8, 2016

POSITION SUMMARY: The Operations Manager reports to the Director of Instructional Communications Systems (ICS). The incumbent is responsible to the Director for: the successful completion of all ICS events, continuous process improvements underlying all ICS events, creating and maintaining a culture of excellence, responsible for hiring, scheduling, training, and evaluating media specialists, and providing leadership and supervision to media specialists.

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Emerging Systems Developer

Working Title: Emerging Systems Developer
Official Title: Associate Information Processing Consultant
Unit: Instructional Communications Systems, University of Wisconsin-Extension
Appointment: 18 month Fixed-term Project Academic Staff (6 mo extension possible)
Location: Madison, WI
Availability: Open until filled; for best consideration apply by April 15

POSITION SUMMARY: This position is primarily responsible for developing applications, scripts, and using software APIs to enhance workflows and system software. There is an emphasis on discovering, analyzing, organizing and documenting business workflows looking for enhancements through creative use of technology. In addition, this position provides support for enterprise distance education conferencing services and face-to-face conferencing software. This position also assists ICS IT staff with system administration, LAN and general computer support. This initial appointment may be extended for up to 6 months, contingent upon need, funding and performance.

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