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Wisconsin Technical College System Board

Education Director - Student Success 

Job Announcement Code(s): 19-01983

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    Education Director - Student Success

Type of Employment:
Full Time (40 hrs/week)
This position is in a pay schedule and range 13-02. The annual salary range is between $60,000 - $70,800. Salary will depend on qualifications and experience. A 12- month probationary period will be required.
Brenda Powles, HR Program Officer, 608-267-9745,
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Come join us the Wisconsin Technical College System Board (WTCSB).  We are a small office with a big mission. The WTCSB provides oversight, leadership and collaboration opportunities for the 16 technical colleges which make up the Wisconsin Technical College System. The WTCSB provides Wisconsin with critical, essential, technical occupations for which the economy of our state is dependent on to advance. WTCSB responds to the needs of our communities, working closely with employers to identify innovative programs and educate individuals, providing a skilled workforce to Wisconsin. Check us out online at

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Position Summary:   

The Education Director of Student Success provides statewide leadership and technical assistance to the colleges for student enrollment, assessment, support services, counseling/advisement, retention, conduct/Title IX, and other related services.  This position collaborates with other education directors to effectively serve special populations (ie. disability services, veterans). Responsibilities include planning and implementing effective strategies and initiatives that technical colleges can use to support and engage their students in their learning and maximize their educational success; promoting educational equity and inclusion of all students; fostering collaboration and cooperation with other state agencies, local service agencies, community-based organizations, other educational entities nationwide; engaging with relevant state and national organizations, business and industry to provide comprehensive and effective support services; ensuring the colleges are following policies outlined by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board, including state and federal guidelines.

Special Notes:   Prior to any appointments for the position filled from this announcement, candidates will be subject to a comprehensive criminal background check. WTCS does not sponsor work visas. Any appointment made will be contingent on the applicant being able to prove valid status to work in the United States. Travel is required in this position. Must have a valid driver's license. This is NOT a work from home position.


Qualified candidates will have:

- Experience providing student services designed to meet the needs of a diverse student population.  

- Experience working with Federal and State guidelines and laws related to student services.

Well qualified candidates will have:

- Experience using and/or promoting evidence-based practices. 

- Experience planning and facilitating professional development for adults.

- Experience working with students from special populations such as veterans, students with disabilities, first generation, non-traditional, etc.

How To Apply:   You must apply online and take the assessment to be considered for this position. Click on the "Login to Apply" button at the top of this announcement. Application materials will not be accepted if received in an e-mail, as a hard copy, or a fax. You will be required to complete a civil service assessment by attaching a cover letter and resume. Your cover letter and resume will be considered the civil service assessment. Permanent classified state employees who are eligible for consideration (transfer, voluntary demotion, or former employee as a reinstatement) should complete the application process.

Your resume and cover letter are both part of the assessment to determine eligibility for the next step in the selection process, so please be sure they clearly illustrate your qualifications as they relate to the information in this job announcement. It is highly recommended that you customize your materials before attaching them.

Failure to submit all required materials will result in an incomplete application and ineligibility for this position. Materials will be evaluated by one or more subject matter experts and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.  Questions regarding this recruitment can be directed to Brenda Powles at


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