Job Openings

Below is a listing of job openings at UW-Extension. If you have questions, please contact us!


 

Electronics Technician Media, Sr

Date Posted: 01.15.2019 | Date Expires: 02.15.2019

Madison

Wisconsin Public Television seeks a Television Engineer to be responsible for the preparation and operation of technical production equipment and software pertaining to audio and video editing, including maintenance responsibilities. 

Requires: At least 5 years of experience with in-depth knowledge of audio engineering and mixing; strong organizational skills and the ability to change focus quickly; ability to possess and maintain a Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).

 

STEAM Education Specialists

Date Posted: 01.11.2019 | Date Expires: 02.12.2019

Madison, WI

Overview

Are you passionate about using media to activate curiosity in middle and high school-aged learners? Do you consider yourself to be an inspired, industrious learner? You may be just right for the brand new initiative The Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab. The Lab is a partnership between Wisconsin Public Television, the Illuminating Discovery Hub, and the UW-Madison School of Education. These organizational superpowers will work together with teachers and students to design and create innovative, high-quality digital media resources for classroom use. Our goal is to activate and nurture the discovery, inquiry, and curiosity that leads to lifelong learning.

Wisconsin Public Television is hiring a trio of STEAM education learning activators:

  1. “Why! Education Navigator” (STEAM Learning Specialist) who will be our compass, grounded in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Wisconsin Standards for Science (WSS) and orienting the Lab’s direction.
  2. “How! Education Engineer” (Instructional Designer) who will develop inventive ways to engage classrooms using digital media, technology, and participation strategies.
  3. “What! Education Storyteller” (Media Producer) who will lead the creation of engaging media resources. 

These positions will be responsive to the talent that joins our candidate pool. As such, you are encouraged to look at all three position listings and may apply to more than one. The cohort hired will be primarily responsible for The Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab, but will also be fully part of, and contribute to Wisconsin Public Television as a whole.

Video Promotions Manager

Date Posted: 01.11.2019 | Date Expires: 02.12.2019

Madison

You could be Wisconsin Public Television’s next Video Promotion Manager - a key strategic leader of the communications & engagement team!  This position is responsible for the creation and curation of various video assets that support WPT’s mission, audience development priorities, station image, and priorities.  Requires: 7 or more years of professional video production experience; Hands-on writing and video/audio editing experience; Proven leadership skills to coach, supervise, influence and evaluate the work of others. 

Details: https://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/video-promotions-manager

Volunteer Management Systems Specialist

Date Posted: 01.11.2019 | Date Expires: 01.25.2019

Madison, WI

The Volunteer Management System Specialist is responsible for managing, overseeing, and coordinating UW-Extension’s volunteer management system efforts across the state of Wisconsin. 

This newly identified position will provide strong statewide leadership in cultivating formal volunteer management and the holistic development of volunteers within UW-Extension programs to increase the capacity of the organization. From policy to process, this position will create a consistent framework for volunteer management and development, which includes but is not limited to training, technology interface, risk management, and retention.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist will provide administrative leadership for volunteer management and development to support additional capacity across UW-Extension and will be a conduit to volunteer activities in the Division and across UW-Madison on key volunteer initiatives.  The specialist will provide overall leadership in the development of UW-Extension policies and is expected to align UW-Extension policies and procedures with UW-Madison.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist will develop strategies to expand initiatives for diverse and underserved populations to volunteer in Extension programs including the development of training modules to create systems and policies, which support a diverse cohort of volunteers.

The Volunteer Management System Specialist provides leadership in the areas of strategic management, organizational development, and management of partnerships, while fostering an environment that is inclusive, trusting, respectful and collegial.

Instructional Designer

Date Posted: 01.09.2019 | Date Expires: 01.31.2019

Madison, WI
The University of Wisconsin Extended Campus (formerly UW-Extension, division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-Learning) is seeking three Instructional Designers to join our team!

Program Manager, Data Science and Applied Computing

Date Posted: 01.09.2019 | Date Expires: 02.16.2019

Madison
The University of Wisconsin Extended Campus is currently seeking a Program Manager to serve as a primary contact with partner campuses for the online BS in Applied Computer Science and MS in Data Science programs

4-H Program Coordinator-Racine County

Date Posted: 01.09.2019 | Date Expires: 01.28.2019

Burlington, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Racine County.

The 4-H Program Coordinator leads and manages the full range of the 4-H Youth Development programs including clubs, after school programs, educational experiences and camps. Program Coordinators also design, deliver, and evaluate research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:

  • Recruiting, training, developing, and managing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development
  • Expanding 4-H membership and volunteer opportunities to underserved youth and adults
  • Coordinating the process for youth and adult volunteer enrollment including oversight of 4-H Clubs, 4-H Groups, 4-H Leaders Associations and committees
  • Strengthening the 4-H program by providing leadership for marketing, communications, member recruitment and member retention
  • Cultivating collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations to expand 4-H programming opportunities

This individual will apply University of Wisconsin’s research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.

Forest County Potawatomi Community Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator

Date Posted: 01.09.2019 | Date Expires: 02.15.2019

Forest County Potawatomi Community, 5416 Everybody’s Road, Crandon WI 54520

The Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus.

Initial programming focus will include:  Providing leadership and teaching UW Extension education curriculum that strengthens families with a focus on prenatal to five parents.  And, engaging in education programming that will build a solid foundation of human development and relationships skills that reach across the life span.

 Examples include:

  • Parenting education with a focus on parents of children prenatal to five
    • Mindfulness
    • Kindness
    • Families & technology
    • Money management
    • Financial decision making

Douglas County 4-H Program Coordinator (50%)

Date Posted: 12.21.2018 | Date Expires: 01.18.2019

Superior, WI

The 4-H Program Coordinator leads and manages the full range of the 4-H Youth Development programs including clubs, after school programs, educational experiences and camps. Program Coordinators also design, deliver, and evaluate research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:

  • Recruiting, training, developing and managing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development
  • Expanding 4-H membership and volunteer opportunities to underserved youth and adults
  • Coordinating the process for youth and adult volunteer enrollment including oversight of 4-H Clubs, 4-H Groups, the 4-H Leaders Association and committees
  • Strengthening the 4-H program by providing leadership for marketing, communications, member recruitment and member retention
  • Cultivating collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations to expand 4-H programming opportunities, including afterschool clubs and camps

This individual will apply University of Wisconsin’s research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.

Applicants may also apply for the concurrently open 50% position of Positive Youth Development Educator. To be considered for both positions, applicants need to submit separate applications.

Douglas County Positive Youth Development Educator (50%)

Date Posted: 12.21.2018 | Date Expires: 01.18.2019

Superior, WI

This Positive Youth Development Extension Educator position will primarily serve Douglas County.

  • The Positive Youth Development Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:
  • Supporting the positive development of youth in their family and community environments by leading initiatives and collaborating with organizations and coalitions focused on county needs
  • Expanding access to the full range of Extension educational programming for all youth, particularly in communities that are underrepresented in youth programming such as racial/ethnic minorities and those from low-income households
  • Building the capacity of community organizations (including the 4-H Club Program) to address needs that affect youth and families, such as youth leadership, cultural competency, civic engagement, academic achievement and pathways to workforce readiness
  • Engaging youth in community development and the greater community in youth development through youth-adult partnerships (including Youth in Governance and Superior Days), community organizing, and resiliency practices to foster environments that support youth and community change

This individual will apply the University of Wisconsin’s research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.

Applicants may also apply for the concurrently open 50% position of 4-H Program Coordinator. To be considered for both positions, applicants need to submit separate applications.