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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

Deputy Director

Deadline to Apply: December 2, 2019

Reporting to the Founder and Director of WIDA, the Deputy Director will have overall operational responsibility for WIDA’s growing staff, national and international programs, and execution of its plans for continued growth. Leading WIDA’s exceptionally talented senior management team, the Deputy Director will ensure high functioning decision-making, purposeful collaboration, strategic planning, and project prioritization while building a culture of equity and inclusion across the organization.  More information and position application details available through our search partner Isaacson, Miller.


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

UW-Madison 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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