Job Openings

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


Wood County Community Development Extension Educator

Date Posted: 04.23.2018 | Date Expires: 05.14.2018

Wood County Government Center, 400 Market Street, Wisconsin Rapids, WI 54495

The Community Development 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 Community Development Extension Educator position will primarily serve Wood County, WI and surrounding communities.

The Community Development Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position’s programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:

  • Local Government Education and Support
  • Strategic Planning and Organizational Development
  • Economic Development with an Emphasis on Workforce Development

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

Planned Giving Officer

Date Posted: 04.23.2018 | Date Expires: 05.17.2018

Promote legacy giving to Wisconsin Public Televison

Executive Assistant

Date Posted: 04.23.2018 | Date Expires: 05.11.2018

Provide high level support to the Directors of Wisconsin Public Media and Wisconsin Public Television

Software Engineering Manager

Date Posted: 04.20.2018 | Date Expires: 05.19.2018

The Software Engineering Manager leads the development and maintenance of sophisticated programs across multiple enterprise systems facilitating a seamless user experience for students and staff.

Chief Engineer, WPT

Date Posted: 04.19.2018 | Date Expires: 05.11.2018

Wisconsin Public Radio seeks a Chief Engineer to lead our technical team .

Morning Edition Host

Date Posted: 04.16.2018 | Date Expires: 05.11.2018

Seeking experienced, engaging Radio Host

Nutrition Educator (50% Ad Hoc)

Date Posted: 04.13.2018 | Date Expires: 04.27.2018

Washington County

Nutrition Educator (50% Ad Hoc)           

Seeking Energetic Nutrition Educator to teach Washington County youth at parks and adults at agencies about nutrition and food safety.  Summer position, 20 hours/week, 12-16 weeks.  Nutrition background or teaching/leadership experience desired.  Applications are accepted through 4/27/2018. 

Milwaukee County FoodWIse Nutrition Educator

Date Posted: 04.12.2018 | Date Expires: 05.15.2018

9501 W. Watertown Plank Rd. Building, A. Wauwatosa, WI 53226

The purpose of this position is to function as a peer educator to provide education related to basic nutrition, regular low impact physical activity, food safety, and food budgeting for individuals and families living on limited economic resources. The Milwaukee County FoodWIse Program is a major effort within the Cooperative Extension Family Living Programs. The aim of Family Living Programs is to enhance the quality of family and community decisions that affect the family and to increase the abilities of families to adapt to and effect change. For additional information about the usual work duties of FoodWIse Nutrition Educators please refer to:

Member Support Specialist

Date Posted: 04.05.2018 | Date Expires: 05.01.2018

Provide support to Wisconsin Public Radio's members

Community Development Institute Director

Date Posted: 03.29.2018 | Date Expires: 04.30.2018

The Community Development Institute Director is a senior level administrator who will provide organizational and cross-disciplinary leadership for the Community Development Institute within Cooperative Extension. This full-time role will be responsible for strategic, financial, and operational oversight of community development programming, including economic development, community vitality, community food systems, local government education and leadership and organizational development. 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 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.