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Interested in a job at WIDA?

We offer career opportunities across the organization, from research to project management, all of which are united around one vision: being the most trusted resource for the education of language learners. We hire talented people who put children first, leverage research to drive innovation, embrace collaboration, and are motivated by our mission.

Open Positions

Professional Learning Specialist
Deadline to Apply: April 5, 2019

WIDA is committed to bilingual development, including Pre-K through Grade 12 Spanish Language Development (SLD) Standards and professional learning opportunities. An individual in this position, located in our Professional Learning Department, will work in collaboration with team members to develop professional learning workshops and related resources for educators serving multilingual learners, facilitate a variety of WIDA face-to-face professional learning events, and collaborate with team members to develop resources and/or provide training and assistance on the WIDA system.

Read the full description of this position and requirements on the Jobs at UW website.


WIDA is an organization committed to:

  • Individual training and development
  • Work/family balance
  • Inclusion in work and hiring practices
  • Kindness and collaboration over competition
  • Space to make mistakes, learn and grow

The University offers a generous benefits package, including:

  • Paid time off (vacation, personal holiday, sick leave and legal holidays)
  • Insurance coverage options (health, dental, vision, life, disability and retirement)


To apply for one of our open positions, follow the link to the job description listed on the Jobs at UW-Madison page and select the Apply Now button.

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