Job Openings

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


Polk, Chippewa, Dunn and Eau Claire Counties Horticulture Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 01.31.2019 | Date Expires: 02.28.2019

This position will serve Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, and Polk Counties, and will have an office location in Chippewa, Dunn, or Eau Claire County County UW-Extension Office

The Horticulture 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.

This Horticulture Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, and Polk Counties, collaborate with the Pierce and St. Croix Counties’ UW-Extension Horticulture Outreach Specialist, and provide leadership to manage and coordinate local community garden(s), as appropriate.

The Horticulture Program Coordinator supports the full range of program coordination for the Master Gardener Program. Initial programming focus will include:

  • Recruit, develop, train and manage Master Gardener Volunteers
  • Provide leadership and coordination of the local horticulture team supporting the Master Gardener Program
  • Support a consistent framework for diagnostic services;
  • Expand Master Gardener programming to new and diverse audiences; and
  • Support collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations that expand Horticulture programming opportunities.

Broadcasting Specialist

Date Posted: 01.31.2019 | Date Expires: 02.19.2019

Madison, WI

Morning Show Producer
Wisconsin Public Radio is seeking an experienced producer with a passion for talk radio to contribute to our morning drive program.  You will produce shows and related web content, support the show while live on the air, and craft all other aspects of live show production. We are looking for a news junkie with the ability to generate topic ideas that are meaningful to our audience. You must demonstrate strong time management and organizational skills as well as excellent communication skills. Three years in talk show production or directly transferable experience is a minimum qualification for this position on The Morning Show team.  Details 


Rural Communities Reporter, Wausau

Date Posted: 01.28.2019 | Date Expires: 02.19.2019

Wausan, WI
News reporter at our Wausau Bureau

2nd Century News Fellow

Date Posted: 01.24.2019 | Date Expires: 02.19.2019

Milwaukee, WI

Wisconsin Public Radio announces a news fellowship based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin aimed at the recent graduate or early career reporter. The Fellowship is designed to prepare journalists of color, and those from other groups underrepresented in the media industry, for successful news careers. The successful candidate will work as a reporter in Wisconsin Public Radio’s Milwaukee newsroom for 12, starting in June. Concentrated coaching and feedback on writing, editing, voicing and other aspects of radio news reporting are important elements of this fellowship.

Wisconsin Public Radio consists of two state-wide program streams – talk and music – on 37 stations. WPR’s award-winning news department, with staff members in Milwaukee and around the state, consists of seasoned professionals who will assist in providing developmental opportunities and feedback. Please see complete posting at 608-263-0477, EOE.

Financial Specialist

Date Posted: 01.24.2019 | Date Expires: 02.18.2019

Madison, WI
POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT The University of Wisconsin Extended Campus is seeking a Financial Specialist to manage accounts payable and receivable, in addition to the day-to-day purchasing activities.

STEAM Education Specialists

Date Posted: 01.11.2019 | Date Expires: 02.21.2019

Madison, WI


Are you passionate about using media to activate curiosity in middle and high school-aged learners? Do you consider yourself to be an inspired, industrious learner? You may be just right for the brand new initiative The Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab. The Lab is a partnership between Wisconsin Public Television, the Illuminating Discovery Hub, and the UW-Madison School of Education. These organizational superpowers will work together with teachers and students to design and create innovative, high-quality digital media resources for classroom use. Our goal is to activate and nurture the discovery, inquiry, and curiosity that leads to lifelong learning.

Wisconsin Public Television is hiring a trio of STEAM education learning activators:

  1. “Why! Education Navigator” (STEAM Learning Specialist) who will be our compass, grounded in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and Wisconsin Standards for Science (WSS) and orienting the Lab’s direction.
  2. “How! Education Engineer” (Instructional Designer) who will develop inventive ways to engage classrooms using digital media, technology, and participation strategies.
  3. “What! Education Storyteller” (Media Producer) who will lead the creation of engaging media resources. 

These positions will be responsive to the talent that joins our candidate pool. As such, you are encouraged to look at all three position listings and may apply to more than one. The cohort hired will be primarily responsible for The Timothy William Trout Education Innovation Lab, but will also be fully part of, and contribute to Wisconsin Public Television as a whole. For best consideration, please apply by 2/21/19.