Natural Resources Educator
Dodge or Jefferson County

As an academic staff member of the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Cooperative Extension, employed with the UW Environmental Resources Center, the Outreach Specialist/Natural Resource Educator (NRE) is an educational leader in teaching, accessing and applying natural resource-based research findings to the fields of leadership and organizational development, community development, and local education in order to meet identified educational needs and interests of citizens, civic groups, businesses and local governments.  The Outreach Specialist takes a scholarly approach in strengthening the capacity of individuals, organizations, communities and local government to address natural resources issues through educational programming that builds understanding and leads to improved decision-making and leadership skills. The Outreach Specialist helps citizens, agencies, and local governments identify, develop and implement outreach and education needs and programs, including programs that integrate evidence-based information and UW colleagues with complementary content expertise.