Job Openings

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


Information Processing Consultant

Date Posted: 07.21.2017 | Date Expires: 07.30.2017

Madison, WI
This is a full-time, 9-month academic staff project position, serving to support implementation of the nEXT Generation project for the Dean’s Office within Cooperative Extension.

Digital & Broadcast Journalist

Date Posted: 07.20.2017 | Date Expires: 08.18.2017


WPT is searching for a Digital & Broadcast Journalist to produce and contribute to WPT's online and broadcast news content, and to collaborate with other digital and broadcast news staff to create original content. This position will be responsible for assisting in the production of statewide news and public affairs broadcast (covering  state issues and politics as well as live public affairs specials), as well as engaging with the WPT audience through digital, broadcast and social media platforms. 

Requires bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with 2 or more years' experience working directly with broadcast and online journalism.


Early Learning Specialist

Date Posted: 07.20.2017 | Date Expires: 08.18.2017


We're looking for the right person to bring WPT’s early childhood education and outreach work to the next level through great writing, project management, partner engagement, activity design, and event production. You’ll get the satisfaction that comes from knowing that your work makes a difference and the opportunity to leverage the research-driven, award-winning PBS Kids content to serve Wisconsin children and families.


We believe that the strongest teams come from diverse backgrounds. We hire high-performing people who are motivated by the power of curiosity, ready to work hard, collaborate, experiment, and get things done in a fast-moving, fun, community-minded environment.


Requires: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience that includes professional or academic work in early learning.

Software Developer

Date Posted: 07.18.2017 | Date Expires: 08.01.2017

Madison, WI

The Software Developer will work closely with our users and business analysis team to develop functional solutions to projects of varying sizes. This person will create, extend and maintain software and bring creative ideas to help implement and enhance software platforms. This position works both independently and as an integral part of a software engineering team. The ideal candidate will bring object oriented programming experience and be excited to code in a variety of languages on new, innovative projects. Our portfolio includes Learning Management Systems (LMS), Student Information Systems (SIS), Customer Relationship Management (CRM) and integrations to systems on partner campuses.

Recruitment Assistant

Date Posted: 07.18.2017 | Date Expires: 08.01.2017

5602 Research Park Blvd. #300 Madison, WI 53719
The University of Wisconsin-Extension, division of Continuing Education, Outreach and E-learning (CEOEL) is currently seeking a Recruitment Assistant to join our Student Recruitment team.

Operational Data Specialist

Date Posted: 07.10.2017 | Date Expires: 08.01.2017

Dane County

UW-Extension is seeking an Operational Data Specialist to provide direct support and management of data collection and reporting applications for the Division for Business and Entrepreneurship (DBE).  This position coordinates with subject matter experts, program and technology staff, and others as needed to leverage applications to meet the specific operational and program management goal(s) of the division staff.

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience.  Demonstrated proficiency in client-based application management, implementation, and maintenance is also required.

Online Content Editor

Date Posted: 06.30.2017 | Date Expires: 07.28.2017


Wisconsin Public Television is looking for a detail-oriented Online Editor to manage and produce content for our website, blog and WPT’s spots on  The Online Editor will work across departments to develop content ideas and produce and post, overseeing quality and consistency.  We need a strong collaborator who is comfortable working in a CMS, and has some experience with Photoshop and Google analytics.

Requires: 2 yr. exp. in website content editing and production; bachelor’s degree or equivalent; excellent communication skills and more.  


Executive Assistant

Date Posted: 06.30.2017 | Date Expires: 07.21.2017

Dane County

The University of Wisconsin-Extension Office of the Provost is seeking an Administrative Specialist (no prefix). This is a renewable academic staff position appointed at a full-time equivalence (FTE) of 100% and reports directly to the Provost.

This position is independently responsible for a wide range of administrative functions and office management in support of the executive office of the Provost/Vice Chancellor of UW-Extension. The units of the executive office include: Provost/Vice Chancellor, Associate Vice Chancellor, and Secretary of the Faculty and Staff. Due to the nature of the activities involved, this position must perform with a high degree of sensitivity and confidentiality. Work is accomplished through independent judgment and has extensive contact with public officials, UW-System leaders, leadership of UW-Extension and UW Colleges, other internal stakeholders, and community and campus partners.


Custodian-2nd Shift

Date Posted: 06.27.2017 | Date Expires: 08.31.2017

Pyle Center

The University of Wisconsin Extension Conference Centers at the Pyle Center is seeking applications for a custodial position.  This is a University Staff position appointed at a full-time (FTE) of 100% and reports directly to the Custodial Services Supervisor. 

To view a full position description, please go to:



Applicants are required to fill out an application and include three (3) professional work-related references. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

To apply, please download an application here:  


Please submit the application materials listed below via email by May 28, 2017 to Angie Koppen (

 • Extension Conference Centers’ Application

• Contact information for three (3) professional work-related references

• Resumes may be submitted but are not required

Questions regarding the position may be referred to Frankie Schneeberg, the Pyle Center Building and Grounds Supervisor, at 608-890-3350 or



Instructional Design Specialist - Environment Resources Center

Date Posted: 06.09.2017 | Date Expires: 08.31.2017

Dane County

The primary focus of the instructional design position will be to work collaboratively with the Training Coordinator, Editor, Graphic Designers and Subject Matter Experts to design and develop learner-focused, performance-based learning solutions to meet project needs. The ERC is a unit within Cooperative Extension Service and the Community, Natural Resource and Economic Development (CNRED) program area.