Job Openings

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


 

Camp Coordinator – Upham Woods

Date Posted: 04.23.2019 | Date Expires: 05.07.2019

Wisconsin Dells, WI

The Camp Coordinator is responsible for assisting the Program Director in overseeing, promoting, developing, and evaluating all summer or academic year camp programming. This position assists in the training, mentoring, and evaluation of naturalists and program marketing, coordination, and development. This position is also responsible for teaching the classes, leading the programmatic activities, interaction with center clientele, and care for programmatic equipment which includes the science center animals. All of the above is done with a focus on customer service and effective educational methods in a safe environment.

4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 04.23.2019 | Date Expires: 05.20.2019

Racine County

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.

Human Development and Relationships Educator

Date Posted: 04.15.2019 | Date Expires: 04.29.2019

Crandon, WI

The University of Wisconsin-Madison division of Extension seeks and innovative and community-focused, asset-based educator for the position of Human Development and Relationships Extension Educator within the Human Development and Relationships (HDR) Institute. The Human Development and Relationships Extension Educator will serve the people within their geographic areas by developing and implementing programming, educational opportunities, and fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support thriving individuals and families, effective organizations, healthy and vibrant communities and strong economies. This position will provide leadership and teaching UW Extension education curriculum that strengthens families with a focus on prenatal to five parents and care givers. And, engaging in education programming that will build a solid foundation of human development and relationships skills that reach across the life span. 

The Human Development and Relationships Extension Educator designs, delivers and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position's programmatic focus, examples which could include the following programming topics: mindfulness, supporting family relationships, families & technology, money management, children's literacy, and more.

Data Services Specialist

Date Posted: 04.08.2019 | Date Expires: 05.05.2019

Madison

The Data Services Specialist supports qualitative research and evaluation at Extension. In collaboration with the Data Specialist/Data Governance Council Leader and other colleagues, the Data Services Specialist will plan and co-facilitate capacity building efforts around qualitative methods and qualitative analysis with colleagues across the state (e.g. county-based educators, specialists, evaluators). 

The Data Services Specialist will collaborate with the Data Specialist/Data Governance Council Leader and other Extension colleagues in analyzing state-wide collected data (for example through our central data collection system) and in producing regular reports on these data. The Data Services Specialist will also collect and analyze qualitative data associated with high priority Extension research and evaluation projects. Requests for qualitative support will come through an intake process that will be managed by the Data Services Specialist.

The Data Services Specialist also supports the data governance structure at Extension. The Data Services Specialist and stewards the help email of our central data collection system, answers questions regarding our central data collection, and triages questions as needed. In addition, the Data Services Specialist assists in providing training and workshops regarding data input and use into our central collection system; reviews, tests, and improves help material designed by the Data Governance leadership teams; and provides data from the central data collection systems and related state-wide projects to internal stakeholders.

Family Engagement & Relationships Outreach Program Manager

Date Posted: 04.08.2019 | Date Expires: 04.24.2019

Wisconsin

The University of Wisconsin- Madison division of Extension seeks an innovative and community- focused, asset-based leader for the position of Family Engagement and Relationships Outreach Program Manager within the Human Development and Relationships (HDR) Institute. The Human Development and Relationships Institute facilitates and develops research-based educational processes and programs in Wisconsin for individuals, families, and communities. The Outreach Program Manager will be responsible for supporting the programmatic, professional development, and budget management needs of nationally recognized, innovative and creative county educators distributed among 72 counties within the state of Wisconsin. Primary programmatic areas will include education, research, and collaborative initiatives that are aligned with fatherhood, family strengthening, relationship building, parenting, co-parenting, cognitive development of children of incarcerated parents, kinship care, and caregivers of aging family members.
The Family Engagement and Relationships Outreach Program Manager will report directly to the Human Development and Relationships Institute Director for management and supervision, hiring and employment authority, employment changes, compensation and benefits, supplies and expense budget, development of their state plan of work, and performance reviews.

Wisconsin 4-H Program Manager

Date Posted: 04.08.2019 | Date Expires: 04.24.2019

Madison, WI

The Wisconsin 4-H Program Manager provides educational and programmatic leadership for Wisconsin 4-H. Wisconsin 4-H is an Extension Program providing youth membership experiences for over 30,000 youth across Wisconsin. Wisconsin 4-H is one of two Extension Programs of the Institute for Positive Youth Development and is located within the UW-Madison Division of Extension Department of Youth, Families, and Communities. 

The Wisconsin 4-H Program Manager reports directly to the Positive Youth Development Institute Director for management and supervision, hiring and employment authority, employment changes, compensation and benefits, supplies and expense budget, development of a plan of work, and performance reviews. The Wisconsin 4-H Program Manager supervises a team of 4-H state staff members and Assistant Program Managers working to support county and tribal-based colleagues in delivering local and statewide educational programs for youth and volunteers.

4-H Program Coordinator – Ozaukee County

Date Posted: 04.03.2019 | Date Expires: 04.23.2019

Port Washington, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Ozaukee County with an office location at 121 W. Main St. Port Washington, 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: 

  • Expanding 4-H programming to underserved youth and families
  • Provide overall leadership to the 4-H membership program
  • Volunteer recruitment, development and management 
  • Cultivating collaborative efforts and partnership with other organizations that 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.