Job Openings

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Kenosha County Youth and Family Extension Educator

Date Posted: 11.30.2017 | Date Expires: 01.05.2018

Kenosha County UW-Extension, 19600 75th Street, Bristol, WI 53140

The Youth and Family Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. The Youth and Family Extension Educator is an employee of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension within the Youth and Family Institute of the Department of Youth, Family, and Community Development. The Youth and Family Educator is also a primary member of one of the centers within the Youth & Family Institute, either the Center for Positive Youth Development, the Center for Wisconsin 4-H or the Center for Human Development & Relationships. If appropriate and desired, Extension Educators can affiliate with other Cooperative Extension centers in order to best address the programmatic focus of the position. 

This Youth and Family Extension Educator position will primarily serve the designated county, counties, or tribe. Through this position, this individual will carry out programming that directly addresses the local needs of the community and is approved by the Area Extension Director for their area and Center Director.  In addition to the focus on Human Development & Relationships, Positive Youth Development or Wisconsin 4-H, the Youth & Family Extension Educator’s programs will respond to local needs, and will provide a connection to the broader University of Wisconsin research, education, and outreach resources.

Green Lake County Agriculture Extension Educator

Date Posted: 11.29.2017 | Date Expires: 01.03.2018

Green Lake County

The Agriculture Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Agriculture Extension Educator is an employee of the University of Cooperative Extension within the Agriculture Institute of the Department of Agriculture & Natural Resources. The Agriculture Extension Educator is also a primary member of one of the centers within the Agriculture Institute; with likely primary affiliation with the Center for Crops & Soils and likely secondary affiliation with the Center for Animal Agriculture. If appropriate and desired, Extension Educators can affiliate with other Cooperative Extension centers in order to best address the programmatic focus of the position. 

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve Green Lake County. Through this position, this individual will carry out programming that directly addresses the local needs of the community and is approved by the Area Extension Director for their area and Center Director.  There may be opportunity for the educator to program with colleagues from other counties from other agricultural backgrounds. In addition to the focus on Crops & Soils, the Agriculture Extension Educator’s programs will respond to local needs, and will provide a connection to the broader University of Wisconsin research, education, and outreach resources.

The Agriculture Extension Educator position is accountable to the Area Extension Director for all matters related to performance and day-to-day work activities. The Educator is also required to prepare an annual plan of work that will be reviewed and approved by the Area Extension Director and Center Director. The Agriculture Institute administers the budget for the position. Area Extension Directors will work with the local county, to identify opportunities for their input on identifying programming needs and reviewing performance.

Financial Manager

Date Posted: 11.29.2017 | Date Expires: 01.02.2018

432 North Lake Street, Madison, WI

The Office of Financial Services (OFS) Manager 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 Specialist and Accountant work products; ensuring compliance and appropriate trainings for all types of funding; supplying policy guidance to customers, Financial Specialist and Accountants on high risk, high dollar values, and/or complex transactions or topics. As direct supervisor for OFS Financial Specialists and Accountants, the Manager will also be responsible for supporting a culture centered on delivering excellent customer service to a base that includes Zone, Area, Department, Institute, and CE leadership.  The Manager will ensure that their team provides timely and professional services that support the clients’ research and programmatic goals and that OFS procedures support compliance with University, State, and Federal Guidelines.  This Manager will report to the OFS Director.

Accountant

Date Posted: 11.28.2017 | Date Expires: 12.19.2017

432 North Lake Street, 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.

 

Instructional Technologist

Date Posted: 11.28.2017 | Date Expires: 12.22.2017

Madison
Instructional Technologist sought to work in collaboration with faculty, instructors, and presenters to plan, organize, advise, instruct, and consult with clients on instructional technologies available for their events.

Program Schedule Assistant - PT

Date Posted: 11.28.2017 | Date Expires: 12.22.2017

Madison
Wisconsin Public Television seeks a highly organized, detail oriented person to prepare daily broadcast logs and manage interstitial airtime.

OPERATIONS PROGRAM ASSOCIATE - Conference Centers

Date Posted: 11.27.2017 | Date Expires: 12.22.2017

MADISON, WI 53706

The UW Extension Conference Centers (ECC) is seeking an Operations Program Associate to join their team.  This is an administrative support position in the Registrations & Student Records area that performs functions within the conference registration and student records process. 

The Registrations office services in excess of 1250 programs and 30,000 registrants annually.  There are 10 staff members that perform these functions for a variety of program areas (including Engineering, Office of Continuing Professional Development in Medicine & Public Health, Liberal Arts & Applied Studies etc.).  This position exercises significant independence of action and decision making while performing complex functions in the creation and maintenance of programs sponsored by a variety of University, State and outside agencies

Agriculture Institute Director

Date Posted: 11.27.2017 | Date Expires: 01.22.2018

Madison, WI

The Agriculture Institute Director is a senior level administrator who will provide organizational and cross-disciplinary leadership for the Agriculture Institute within Cooperative Extension. This full-time role will be responsible for strategic, financial, and operational oversight of centers within the institute, including the Center for Animal Agriculture, Center for Crops and Soils, Center for Farm Management, and Center for Horticulture. The Institute Director provides administrative leadership in all areas of institute operations, program development, evaluation and implementation; external partnership development; development of financial resources and budgetary administration; and human resource development and administration.

The Institute Director reports directly to the Associate Dean of the Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources 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. The Dean holds promotion authority for Institute Directors. Successful applicants will be considered for ranked faculty status within the Department of Agriculture and Life Sciences, but this is not a requirement of the position.

Rock County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 11.21.2017 | Date Expires: 01.02.2018

Rock County Courthouse 51 S Main Street, Janesville, WI 53545

The 4-H Program Coordinator is an employee of the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, within the Department of Youth, Family & Community Development and the Youth & Family Institute. The 4-H Coordinator is also a primary member of the Center for Wisconsin 4-H. If appropriate and desired, 4-H Coordinators can affiliate with other Cooperative Extension centers in order to best address the programmatic focus of the position. 

The 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Rock County.  The Coordinator leads and manages the full range of the 4-H Youth Development programs including community clubs, after school programs, educational events and camps for a given geographic area. The 4-H Coordinator will respond to local needs, and will provide a connection to the broader University of Wisconsin research, education, and outreach resources.

Dunn County 4-H Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 11.21.2017 | Date Expires: 12.12.2017

Dunn County Community Services Building 3001 US Hwy 12 E, Room 102 Menomonie, WI 54751-3045

The 4-H Program Coordinator is an employee of the University of Wisconsin Cooperative Extension, within the Department of Youth, Family & Community Development and the Youth & Family Institute. The 4-H Coordinator is also a primary member of the Center for Wisconsin 4-H. If appropriate and desired, 4-H Coordinators can affiliate with other Cooperative Extension centers in order to best address the programmatic focus of the position.  

The Coordinator leads and manages the full range of the 4-H Youth Development programs including community clubs, after school programs, educational events and camps for a given geographic area. The 4-H Coordinators will respond to local needs, and will provide a connection to the broader University of Wisconsin research, education, and outreach resources.

This position will be expected to build and maintain relationships with the Hmong and Hispanic/Latina/o communities and agencies who serve this public in Dunn County. The coordinator will also be expected to create and implement a plan of action to develop a sustainable, linguistically and culturally relevant youth development program within traditionally underserved communities.