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Some say we have it all; dedicated students, incredible faculty, expanding programs, state of the art technology.
We say…come be a part of something amazing.
Industrial Engineering Faculty and Program Coordinator:
The Industrial Engineering (IE) Program Coordinator is a tenure-track leadership and faculty position. This individual will enhance the existing IE program and lead new initiatives; foster external relationships and seek resources; lead ABET accreditation efforts; manage the program budget and resources; and work in coordination with the College Dean, other College leaders, and diverse offices on campus to achieve strategic priorities.
This is a tenured faculty position with a start date of August 1, 2020.
Leadership and Vision:
In addition to serving as an Industrial Engineering faculty member, the successful candidate will:
Develop class schedules and teaching assignments
Lead ABET accreditation and assessment activities for IE program
Lead curricular changes including developing new programs and other academic initiatives
Develop and enhance external relationships with employers, alumni, donors and other stakeholders; seek external resources to support IE program mission
Manage IE program budget and resources
Foster program excellence for teaching and advising
Lead program activities related to student and academic affairs
What You’ll Need to Succeed:
PhD in Industrial Engineering or related field
Associate professor rank at current institution or at least 5 years at Assistant Professor rank with significant industry experience
Proven leadership ability and experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Budget management experience
Record of industry- and/or federally-funded, high quality research and scholarly work
Demonstrated strength in teaching
About the College of Engineering, Mathematics & Science and Department:
The College of EMS enrolls approximately 3,400 students in BS degree programs that are accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET in Civil, Electrical, Environmental, Industrial, Mechanical, Software Engineering and Engineering Physics; and BS degrees in Mathematics, Broad Field Science, Chemistry, Computer Science, and Sustainable and Renewable Energy Systems. All the engineering programs have long-standing relations with industrial partners throughout Wisconsin, Iowa, Illinois, and beyond. In addition, UW-Platteville offers an online Master of Science in Engineering program, which has been designated as a Best Buy in online education. The Master of Science offers technical emphasis in Engineering Design, Applications in Engineering Management, Control (Electrical) Systems, or Structural/Geotechnical Engineering.
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department provides Bachelor of Science degrees in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Engineering. Industrial Engineering is an ABET-accredited program with 5 faculty and staff, serving approximately 170 majors, and graduating approximately 40 students per year.
With the opening of a new 100,000 sf engineering building in 2022, the College will consolidate its engineering programs into a single complex, allowing greater interdepartmental collaboration across majors. The new building will house new engineering learning environments, lab facilities, and a large maker space.
For more information, please see the program web pages: https://campus.uwplatt.edu/ems/industrial-engineering
Why it’s Great to be a Pioneer:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 43 baccalaureate and 7 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in engineering, education, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high-quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa, and Wisconsin.
To ensure full consideration applications must be received by December 12, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position has been filled.
How to Apply:
The following documents are required for consideration:
A letter of application addressing all required qualifications.
Separate statement of leadership philosophy and management experience, including a description of experience with ABET accreditation and new program development. (2-page limit)
Separate statement describing your achievement of excellence in undergraduate education. (1-page limit).
Contact information (name, telephone number, and email addresses) for three professional references. References must be able to address the following: leadership potential and experience, management ability, and performance in the areas of teaching, research, and service.
Questions about this position may be addressed to:
Associate Dean for Operations and Interim Industrial Engineering Program Coordinator
College of Engineering, Math and Science, The University of Wisconsin – Platteville
We Support Diversity and Inclusion:
Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.
Equal Employment Opportunity:
The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.