Job Openings

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


 

Sauk and Columbia Counties Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator

Date Posted: 09.06.2018 | Date Expires: 09.28.2018

Baraboo, WI and Portage, WI

This Human Development & Relationships Extension Educator position will primarily serve Sauk and Columbia Counties, and will occasionally program outside the two counties.

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:

  • Family Dynamics and Parenting
  • Organizational Capacity Building
  • Financial Capability

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

Financial Specialist Senior

Date Posted: 09.06.2018 | Date Expires: 09.27.2018

Madison, WI

The Office of Financial Services (OFS) Financial Specialist Senior will be responsible for providing front-line support for financial processes and transactions for Cooperative Extension (CE) employees within the Natural Resources Institute. The Financial Specialist Senior will use finance and accounting skills to perform financial support functions for customers, provide them with accurate and timely information to make decisions, and ensure efficient transaction processing in order to enhance customers’ research and programmatic goals.  Responsibilities include providing guidance and processing support for travel reimbursements (eTER), P-Card, PO, and invoice transactions for grant and non-grant expenditures; performing basic bookkeeping functions for aligned units; and providing first-level policy guidance. The Financial Specialist Senior will serve as the primary OFS customer interface for employees in Departments, Institutes, Centers, Zones and/or Areas and support an environment of excellent customer service.  This position will report directly to an OFS Financial Manager and will support the OFS Accountants as needed.

DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION SPECIALIST

Date Posted: 08.31.2018 | Date Expires: 09.24.2018

702 LANGDON STREET, MADISON, WI 53706

The position works in collaboration with faculty, instructors, and presenters to lead, plan, organize, advise, instruct, and consult with clients on the availability, production, and appropriate use of event production technologies. This individual leads assigned productions to assure that each of the events is successfully implemented throughout the production life-cycle; including pre-production design and setup, event production and support, along with post-event production and follow-up. The media specialist is responsible for the continued process refinement of production life-cycle and studio build and maintenance. The ability to be flexible in scheduling is important.  It is expected this position will support during regular business hours along with some early morning, evening and weekend programs. This position reports to the Event Production Program Manager.

St. Croix County Health and Well-Being Extension Educator

Date Posted: 08.31.2018 | Date Expires: 09.28.2018

St. Croix County, 1960 8th Ave, Baldwin, WI 54002

The Health & Well-Being Extension Educator 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.

INITIAL PROGRAMMING FOCUS:

This Health & Well-Being Extension Educator position will primarily serve St. Croix County.

The Health & Well-Being Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will embed a health equity lens and include:

  • Assessing community efforts related to individual and family health and well-being, including substance use disorders, mental health and heathy eating and active living.  
  • Providing leadership and educational outreach to individuals, families and communities to promote healthy living opportunities and behaviors.

Business Analyst

Date Posted: 08.30.2018 | Date Expires: 09.23.2018

Madison
The Business Analyst position facilitates, monitors, and ensures the success of enterprise application projects.

WisContext Writer/Editor

Date Posted: 08.29.2018 | Date Expires: 09.21.2018

MADISON

WisContext is an online service bringing broad and deep news and information to the people of Wisconsin.  WisContext combines and shares the content resources of Wisconsin Public Radio (WPR) and Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) as well as the expertise of a variety of academic and other subject matter experts.  The Writer/Editor is responsible for identifying, editing, coordinating and contributing content for WisContext by re-purposing on-air material and creating original content for the web.  The position will coordinate with WPR and WPT editorial groups to identify WisContext content and collaboration ideas.   

Requires: 2 years full time professional experience in journalism or writing; creative, engaging and clear writing/scripting style; knowledge of journalism ethics and more.  Details: www.wpr.org/jobs.

 

IT Manager - Software Engineering

Date Posted: 08.24.2018 | Date Expires: 09.23.2018

Madison
The IT Manager- Software Engineering leads the development and maintenance of sophisticated programs across multiple enterprise systems facilitating a seamless user experience for students and staff.

Jefferson County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 08.23.2018 | Date Expires: 09.20.2018

Jefferson, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Jefferson 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
  • Expanding access to eligible youth, including those from low-income households.  Efforts will also be made to recruit minority youth, particularly from the Hispanic/Latino population
  • 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.

Pledge Specialist

Date Posted: 08.22.2018 | Date Expires: 09.24.2018

Madison

Fundraising Specialist

Wisconsin Public Radio is searching for an energetic, goal-driven and collaborative individual to assist with planning and execution of membership drives; manage fundraising thank-you gifts and on-air script writing; and assist/support fundraising staff.   Requires:  Bachelor’s degree or equivalent and 1-2 yr exp; superior communication skills; Experience managing projects with multiple moving parts; Attention to detail/accuracy and more... Details: https://www.wpr.org/jobs

Community Development Educator-Winnebago and Outagamie Counties

Date Posted: 08.20.2018 | Date Expires: 09.17.2018

This Community Development Extension Educator position will primarily serve Outagamie and Winnebago counties.

The Community 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:

  • Organizational development with community coalitions, collaborations, and nonprofits through facilitation, education, strategic planning, and building leadership capacity.

  • Developing programs and working with partners to support broader community development initiatives

  • Local government education and support

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