From the CEO

Musings on trends and updates from UPCEA CEO Bob Hansen. 

UPCEA Seeks Full-Time Controller 

UPCEA is currently seeking a full-time Controller for a fully remote position with the association.  

The Controller will oversee and manage all aspects of the organization’s accounting functions. This includes ensuring financial accuracy, compliance with relevant regulations, and providing timely financial reports for internal and external stakeholders. The Controller also plays a key role in supporting the Finance Committee by providing financial information and analysis to make informed decisions. 

View the position description here. Interested candidates should apply here. The application will be open until April 12, 2024, or the position is filled. 

A man (Bob Hansen) is dressed in a blue suit smiling for a headshot.

Bob Hansen is the CEO of UPCEA. Since 2010, Hansen has reinvented the century-old organization – creating the Center for Research and Strategy in 2011, establishing a number of initiatives focused on the association’s unique role in online leadership and management, and positioning the association as an important advocate for policy issues related to non-traditional and online learners. The association has more than doubled in size during Hansen’s tenure by successfully diversifying revenue. Hansen previously served as Associate Provost for University Outreach at the University of Southern Maine, and as Assistant the Governor for Education in Illinois. He holds a Ph.D in English from the University of Notre Dame.