Program Coordinator: AmeriCorp Teacher Residency Program (ATRP) and Partner in Education (PIE) - COEPS - 13680


The College of Education and Professional Studies seeks a Program Coordinator for the AmeriCorp Teacher Residency Program (ATRP) and Partners in Education (PIE). The Coordinator is a full-time academic staff project position, available to fill immediately, with the position end date of August 31, 2018. The position may be extended contingent upon continued grant funding and needs of the program. Applications will be reviewed upon submission. The salary range is commensurate with experience and qualifications.


The coordination of the AmeriCorps Teacher Residency Program (ATRP) includes responsibility for providing leadership, administrative oversight, and instruction. The position is responsible for all elements of this cohort program’s operation, from marketing and student recruitment, admission, advising, instruction, staffing, curriculum development and revision, and program review along with the development of the AmeriCorps grant for submission in 2018.

The ATRP is designed specifically for students who hold a baccalaureate degree or wish to add another license and are seeking licensure endorsement from UW-Whitewater to the Department of Public Instruction. As designed, cohorts begin in the summer (first cohort scheduled to begin summer of 2018) with an intensive eight-week seminar followed for a full academic year residency in a school and finishing with intensive summer work. During the four semesters students are enrolled in the program, the coordinator of the program will also be working with the students to insure that all course/content required by Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (PI34) are completed.

The ATRP Coordinator will provide innovative and entrepreneurial leadership in expanding this self-supporting program. Students in this program are advised individually. It is anticipated that the program will continue and further adapt as necessary a working-adult-friendly schedule. As indicated in the description below, the Coordinator is actively involved in recruiting students and faculty, and locating opportunities for professional placement experiences around Wisconsin with an emphasis on rural schools using telepresence for the supervision of the students.

The coordination of Partners in Education (PIE) includes primary responsibility for administering the dual enrollment program at UW-Whitewater. The program coordinator will market the PIE program to regional high schools, inform them about PIE instructional and curricular standards, assist instructors in applying for the PIE program, and coordinate the management and evaluation of PIE instruction. The coordinator collaborates with participating high schools, the Admissions Office and the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education (SGSCE) to coordinate the application, admissions and enrollment of PIE students, submission of their grades, and auxiliary services such as access to textbook rentals and requested campus visits. The program coordinator will assist the SGSCE to design professional development workshops and required graduate coursework for PIE instructors, keep abreast of best practices in dual enrollment, and prepare program reports about program enrollment, finances and instructional assessment.

The Program Coordinator of these programs (ATRP & PIE) is multidisciplinary in nature and is housed in the College of Education and Professional Studies and the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education. The position is a full time position. The Coordinator reports to the Associate Dean in the School of Graduate Studies and Continuing Education (40%) and the Associate Dean (60%) in the College of Education and Professional Studies.

To request a full job description, please contact:

Brenda Stevens
University Services Associate 2
(262) 472-7585


Master’s degree in education required with experience in a PreK-12 setting and working with non-traditional student population. Experience with post baccalaureate licensure program preferred. Master's degree in related fields may be given consideration.


The College of Education and Professional Studies is one of four colleges at UW-Whitewater. The College faculty numbers over 100 and serves 2,200 undergraduate and 450 graduate students. The College is committed to the development of professionals who are lifelong learners, creators of knowledge, and leaders of character and integrity. Responding to the changing needs within our global society, our programs prepare professionals to actively engage in an open democratic society inclusive of diverse populations. As a premier center for global learning, the College's focus on academic excellence provides our students with the requisites to be leaders dedicated to change in their communities. For more information please see our website:


UW-Whitewater ( is the largest regional comprehensive university within the UW System and enjoys a reputation as a high quality residential campus located near the scenic Kettle Moraine State Forest in southeastern Wisconsin. UW-W is situated on 400 acres of land and has an annual budget of more than $219 million. UW-W is located in the community of Whitewater, which has 14,622 residents and is within convenient driving distance to the metropolitan areas of Madison, Milwaukee and Chicago. The university enrolls more than 12,000 students in 50 majors housed within four academic colleges. UW-Whitewater also offers 16 master’s degrees and a Doctorate in Business Administration. The university’s strategic plan can be found at: It has a special mission within the UW System to serve students with disabilities and, as such, embraces the principles of university design and is one of the most accessible campuses in the state. UW-Whitewater is a Division III NCAA university and member of WIAC ( The campus has over 200 student organizations and is a vital economic engine for southeastern Wisconsin.

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Application materials will be evaluated upon submission. Posting will remain open until the position is filled.

If you have questions regarding this recruitment, or if you are not able to complete the application online due to a disability or system problem, please contact us at 262-472-1024 or

For questions regarding the position please contact:

Dr. Robin Fox
Associate Dean


Only complete application packages will be considered. A complete application includes online submission of the following documents:

  • Cover letter, outlining qualifications;
  • Resume;
  • Names and full contact information for 3-5 professional references.
  • Upon hire Offical Transcripts will be requested.
This Job ID is 13680.

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