Job Openings

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


 

Program Director-Upham Woods Learning Center

Date Posted: 12.05.2018 | Date Expires: 01.06.2019

Wisconsin Dells, WI

The Program Director works in partnership with the Center Director and Facility & Operations Director in providing leadership and operational management of Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center. The Program Director manages the seasonal naturalist staff and oversees marketing as well as programmatic development. Upham Woods is a year-round educational facility that provides outdoor education, environmental education, and leadership education opportunities for over 11,000 youth and adults each year. The summer season consists of camps led by 4-H groups or open registration camps. During the spring, fall and winter, the Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center serves school groups and other youth organizations. Upham Woods strives to provide the community with outdoor educational programming and partnerships as a way to provide local accessibility to University resources and research.

WOOD COUNTY HORTICULTURE PROGRAM COORDINATOR

Date Posted: 11.12.2018 | Date Expires: 12.16.2018

Wood County UW-Extension Office, Wood County Courthouse, 400 Market Street, WI, 54495

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 Wood County and collaborate with UW-Extension horticulture faculty and staff 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 diverse audiences; and
  • Support collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations that expand Horticulture programming opportunities.

Executive Producer

Date Posted: 12.03.2018 | Date Expires: 12.17.2018

Madison, WI
Executive Producer, TV

4-H Program Coordinator-Racine County

Date Posted: 11.30.2018 | Date Expires: 01.02.2019

Burlington, WI

This 4-H Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Racine 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, training, developing, and managing volunteers focused on helping youth develop life skills that promote ongoing community involvement and strengthen youth leadership development
  • Expanding 4-H membership and volunteer opportunities to underserved youth and adults
  • Coordinating the process for youth and adult volunteer enrollment including oversight of 4-H Clubs, 4-H Groups, 4-H Leaders Associations and committees
  • 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.

Nutrition Educator-Waukesha County

Date Posted: 11.29.2018 | Date Expires: 12.27.2018

Waukesha, WI

The Nutrition Educator is a member of the Waukesha County 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: https://fyi.uwex.edu/foodwise/. The Waukesha County FoodWIse program is a major effort within the Cooperative Extension Health and Well-Being Institute: https://ces.uwex.edu/health/.

Clark County Agriculture Extension Educator

Date Posted: 11.29.2018 | Date Expires: 12.28.2018

Clark County Courthouse, 517 Court Street, Neillsville, WI 54456

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.

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve Clark County, however, there is an expectation of collaboration with neighboring county Extension Educators to specialize when appropriate or bring the expertise of others into Clark County educational programming efforts.

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:

  • Dairy production, including but not limited to: animal health, animal housing and handling and manure management.
  • Dairy Farm Management including business planning, financial management, records, taxation, farm business transfer and succession planning, employee management, marketing and risk management.
  • General agriculture outreach and general agriculture education.

Education Producer

Date Posted: 11.28.2018 | Date Expires: 12.20.2018

Madison, WI

Wisconsin Public Television (WPT) is seeking an Education Producer to create and disseminate high quality, standards-based, K-12 educational assets and curriculum components that meet the needs of Wisconsin educators and inspire students to engage and learn. Superior listening, speaking, writing, and collaboration skills are required to work effectively with colleagues across departments and partner organizations. Demonstrated interest in educational content and passion for learning is needed. Details: https://wpt.org/AboutWPT/Employment/education-producer. .

Agriculture Extension Educator-Outagamie County (50%)

Date Posted: 11.27.2018 | Date Expires: 12.26.2018

Appleton, WI

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve Outagamie County, however, there is an expectation of collaboration with neighboring county Extension Educators to specialize when appropriate or bring the expertise of others into Outagamie County educational programming efforts.

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:

  • Dairy and Livestock education

  • Farm management, including farm succession planning

  • General agriculture outreach and general agriculture education

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

Agriculture Extension Educator-Winnebago County

Date Posted: 11.27.2018 | Date Expires: 12.26.2018

Oshkosh, WI

This Agriculture Extension Educator position will primarily serve Winnebago County, however, there is an expectation of collaboration with neighboring county Extension Educators to specialize when appropriate or bring the expertise of others into Winnebago County educational programming efforts.

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:

  • Crops & Soils, Soil Health

  • Farm management, including farm succession planning

  • General agriculture outreach and general agriculture education

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

Horticulture Program Coordinator

Date Posted: 11.21.2018 | Date Expires: 01.08.2019

This Horticulture Program Coordinator position will primarily serve Kenosha, Milwaukee, and Racine counties and collaborate with other Extension faculty and staff. 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
  • Support collaborative efforts and partnerships with other organizations that expand Horticulture programming opportunities

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