WIDA is Now Hiring: Assistant Director of Research, Communication and Client Services Director, Professional Development Specialists
WIDA continues to recruit for several positions, outlined below.
The ideal Research Assistant Director candidate will have extensive research experience and be motivated to lead a team of qualitative researchers. Preference will be given to candidates with experience researching English language learners (ELLs) and managing research projects. Duties will include supervising researchers and administrators, authoring reports, submitting findings to peer reviewed publications, presenting at professional conferences, and supporting the Director of Research. Learn more
The Communications and Client Services Director will lead a team of state relations, marketing/communication, graphic design, website development/management, and educator outreach professionals. This individual will be responsible for the overall administration, direction, and leadership of the outreach and communication efforts for the WIDA project. Learn more
We are also looking to hire 4-6 new professional development staff to deliver trainings (primarily on the WIDA ELD Standards, ACCESS for ELLs, the W-APT, and Interpreting Score Reports). Applicants are NOT required to relocate to Madison, WI and appointment percentages of 50-100% will be considered. These positions will also require extensive travel (approximately 60%). Ideal candidates will have K-12 teaching experience in ESL/Bilingual environments, experience delivering professional development to educators, and knowledge of WIDA's products and resources. Those with knowledge of or experience with instructional coaching, early childhood, students with disabilities, Native Americans, and bilingual (Spanish) speakers are strongly encouraged to apply. Learn more