Job Openings

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


 

Local Government Education Outreach Programmer

Date Posted: 05.24.2018 | Date Expires: 07.08.2018

229 Lowell Center, 610 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53703

POSITION PURPOSE:
The Local Government Education Outreach Programmer is an employee of the University of Cooperative Extension within the Extension Institute of Community Development.

The Local Government Education Outreach Programmer is a leader in providing instruction and applying research findings, supporting Cooperative Extension faculty and academic staff with education and outreach efforts related to local government.

PRIMARY DUTIES/ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide leadership for research-based educational programs (i.e., planning, teaching and implementing and evaluating) that focus on local government structure, roles and responsibilities, parliamentary procedure and effective meeting management  
  • Implement and evaluate culturally competent educational programs directed at local, regional, and state issues relating to local government education in collaboration with county- and state-based Extension educators and specialists
  • Provide leadership for cross disciplinary work and capacity-building that emphasizes community engagement, deliberative governance and improved local government policies 
  • Enhance program development, evaluation, and dissemination of evidence for best practices related to local government structure, roles and responsibilities, parliamentary procedure and effective meeting management 
  • Engage in state and regional collaborations, coordinating communication and collaboration between programming partners that include the Wisconsin Counties Association, the League of Wisconsin Municipalities and the Wisconsin Towns Association
  • Work closely with the Local Government Extension Education Program colleagues and staff to develop, implement and evaluate programs using a wide variety educational approaches that not only builds the professional competence of Extension educators but enhances public knowledge that leads to behavior change
  • Plan and implement appropriate impact evaluations, document and communicate results associated with Cooperative Extension programs to benefit local government operations and decision-making  
  • Communicate the value of Extension by developing effective relationships and providing relevant program outcome information to public officials, legislators, the general public and other interested parties
  • Reach and engage diverse audiences in ways that are inclusive and ensure full access to programs, facilities and educational services
  • Ensure compliance with affirmative action, equal employment opportunity and civil rights laws, regulations and policies while carrying out job duties
  • Be responsive to evolving position, program, office and organizational needs; perform adjusted or additional duties as requested

4-H PROGRAM COORDINATOR (60%)

Date Posted: 05.24.2018 | Date Expires: 06.28.2018

Adams County – UW Extension 569 North Cedar Street, Suite 3 Adams, WI 53910

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 underserved populations: including but not limited to low-income households, and people from minority groups;
  • 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.

 

 

Positive Youth Development Institute Director

Date Posted: 05.24.2018 | Date Expires: 06.21.2018

Madison, WI

The Positive Youth Development Institute Director is a senior level administrator who will provide organizational, cross-disciplinary and creative leadership for the Positive Youth Development Institute within Cooperative Extension. This full-time role will be responsible for strategic, financial, and operational oversight of the institute’s programming, including community youth development, youth leadership and civic engagement, and Wisconsin 4-H programs. The Institute Director provides administrative and creative leadership in all areas of institute operations, vision, program development, evaluation and implementation; external partnership development; development of financial resources and budgetary administration; and human resource development and administration. The director will support the institute’s contribution to scholarly applied research and knowledge exchange as part of delivering evidence-based education, outreach, and programming.

The Institute Director reports directly to the Associate Dean for Youth, Family & Community Development for management and supervision, hiring and employment authority, employment changes, compensation and benefits, supplies and expense budget, development and approval of their plan of work, and performance reviews. Successful applicants will be considered for ranked faculty status, but this is not a requirement of the position.

Agriculture Extension Educator (Outreach Specialist Series)

Date Posted: 05.24.2018 | Date Expires: 06.28.2018

Adams County

The Agriculture 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 Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve Adams 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:

  • Develop programs and partnerships focusing on youth and agriculture;
  • Direct agriculture and horticulture education via fielding questions directly or referring clients to appropriate UW-Extension resources; and
  • Volunteer recruitment and development (Master Gardener Volunteers);
  • Expanding access to underserved populations: including but not limited to low-income households, and people from minority groups;

 

Program Manager, Sustainable Management

Date Posted: 05.21.2018 | Date Expires: 06.21.2018

Madison, WI
The University of Wisconsin-Extension, CEOEL is currently seeking a Program Manager for the Bachelors and Master’s degrees in Sustainable Management programs in our UW collaborative degree model.