Job Openings

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


 

Lafayette County Agriculture Extension Educator

Date Posted: 09.14.2018 | Date Expires: 10.12.2018

Darlington, WI

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will be housed in and primarily serve Lafayette County which is one of the most highly productive and agricultural dependent counties in Wisconsin. This position will have a Crops and Soils emphasis.   The expectation is that Agricultural Programming will collaborate with neighboring Ag Educators to specialize when appropriate with several counties in southern Wisconsin.  The counties this Crops and Soils position may provide content expertise to include Iowa, Green and Grant Counties and occasionally other Wisconsin counties.  Educators with other specializations in neighboring counties can reciprocate service to Lafayette County.  

The Agriculture Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:

  • All aspects of crop production

  • Nutrient management planning

  • Crop production practices

  • Soil health

  • Conservation

  • General agriculture outreach and general agriculture education

  • Farm management and economics

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

Director of Major & Planned Giving

Date Posted: 09.14.2018 | Date Expires: 10.11.2018

Madison

Major & Planned Giving Director

Wisconsin Public Radio is seeking a dynamic development professional and strategic leader to advance our major and planned giving department and build relationships within and on behalf of WPR. Requires five years’ work experience in major gifts in a non-profit environment; outstanding interpersonal skills, including the ability to manage, coach and train staff. Details: www.wpr.org/jobs. erin.cook@vilas.uwex.edu. 608-263-0477 EOE.

 

Green Lake County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 09.13.2018 | Date Expires: 10.07.2018

Green Lake, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Green Lake 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:

  • Expanding 4-H programming to underserved youth and families
  • Volunteer recruitment and development
  • Cultivating collaborative efforts and partnerships 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.

Accountant

Date Posted: 09.13.2018 | Date Expires: 10.04.2018

Madison, WI

The Office of Financial Services (OFS) Accountant will be responsible for providing consultative support for complex transactions; serving as the primary interface for distributed leadership for financial planning and analysis support; monitoring budget projections and tracking; providing approvals for Financial Specialists work products; ensuring compliance and appropriate trainings for all types of funding; supplying policy guidance to customers and Financial Specialists on high risk, high dollar value, or complex transactions or topics; and managing grant related reporting and drawdowns. The Accountant will ensure that Financial Specialists provide timely and professional services that support the clients’ research and programmatic goals and that OFS procedures support compliance with University, State, and Federal Guidelines. The Accountant will report to the OFS Director or designee.

Marinette / Oconto County Nutrition Educator

Date Posted: 09.13.2018 | Date Expires: 10.08.2018

Office space is available in both Marinette and Oconto UW-Extension offices.

The Nutrition Educator is a member of the Marinette and Oconto Counties FoodWIse team. Nutrition Educators are peer educators who support and empower people to adopt healthy food and physical activity habits. Education topics include:

  • basic nutrition
  • low impact physical activity
  • food safety
  • food budgeting

FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) grants.  Learn more about FoodWIse here.

 

Membership Assistant, WPT

Date Posted: 09.11.2018 | Date Expires: 10.09.2018

Madison

Membership Assistant

Wisconsin Public Television is searching for a Membership Assistant to help support our fundraising success by ensuring timely and accurate processing of donations and supporting membership drive operations. Requires exceptional attention to detail and the ability to use common office software (including databases). Some evening and weekend availability is also required. See more details at wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/.  erin.cook@vilas.uwex.edu. 608-263-0477 EOE.

 

Calumet County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 09.10.2018 | Date Expires: 10.01.2018

Chilton, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Calumet 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:

  • Expanding access to eligible youth, including individuals from low-income households.  Efforts will also be made to recruit youth from underserved populations, particularly from Latino/Hispanic or Hmong populations
  • Recruiting and developing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development
  • 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.

Outagmie County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 09.10.2018 | Date Expires: 10.01.2018

Appleton, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Outagamie 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 and developing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development
  • Strengthening the 4-H program by providing leadership for marketing, communications, member recruitment and member retention
  • Expanding access to eligible youth, including individuals from low-income households.  Efforts will also be made to recruit youth from underserved populations, particularly from Latino/Hispanic or Hmong populations
  • 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.

Polk County / St. Croix County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 09.06.2018 | Date Expires: 10.01.2018

Polk and St. Croix County

The 4-H Program Coordinator serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support:

  • Thriving individuals and families;
  • Effective organizations;
  • Healthy and vibrant communities; and
  • Strong economies.

OFFICE LOCATION: This position will have a “home” office but is required to spend time in both counties. The home office will be determined upon hire.

INITIAL PROGRAMMING FOCUS:

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Polk and St. Croix 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:

  • 4-H Club management including data management and volunteer support.
  • Expanding access to eligible youth, including those from low-income households.  Efforts will also be made to recruit minority youth;
  • Volunteer recruitment and development focused on helping youth develop strong life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen career opportunities; and
  • Cultivating collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations that serve youth to expand 4-H programming.

Winnebago County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 09.06.2018 | Date Expires: 09.28.2018

Oshkosh, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Winnebago 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:

  • Expanding access to eligible youth, including individuals from low-income households.  Efforts will also be made to recruit youth from underserved populations, particularly from Latino/Hispanic or Hmong populations.
  • Recruiting and developing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development;
  • 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.