Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Sep 24, 2020
Employment Type
Part Time
Job no: 227615-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Location: Washburn
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension seeks an innovative and community-focused educator for the position of Financial Security Extension Educator within the Human Development and Relationships (HDR) Institute, to focus on financial capability. The Human Development and Relationships Institute facilitates and develops research-based educational processes and programs in Wisconsin for individuals, families, and communities. The Financial Security Extension Educator will serve the people within their geographic area by developing and implementing programming and educational opportunities, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts that support thriving individuals and families, effective organizations, healthy and vibrant communities and strong economies.

The primary accountability relationship for this position is the Area Extension Director, Area 1, for supervision, compensation and benefits and performance reviews.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Bachelors degree in a field relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position is required. A Masters degree is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. One year relevant working experience.
2. Understanding of the cultural, social and political history, issues and dynamics of Native American Tribal Nations;
3. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional work environments;
4. Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality work;
5. Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology; and
6. Ability to effectively work with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.

1. Demonstrated experience developing effective partnerships or coalitions with community partners and local governments;
2. Ability to work cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs;
3. Demonstrated skill in interpreting, utilizing, and applying evidence-based information and research findings; and
4. Demonstrated success in developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs for diverse audiences utilizing a variety of educational techniques, methods, and modes.

Additional Information:

1. Expected to make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions;
2. Work evenings or weekends as needed to meet local needs; and
3. Carrying educational equipment, up to 25 lbs.

This position will be based out of the UW-Madison Division of Extension Bayfield County office located in Washburn WI.

The expected duration of this position is twenty-two months. This position may be extended and/or converted to renewable based on budget and program needs.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Mary Pardee at For technical questions or assistance, please contact UW Service Center at (888) 298-4159. For all other questions please contact

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 23 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the button.

You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description.

As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.


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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: Sep 24 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 14 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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