Job no: 232473-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Food Science, Nutritional Science, Marketing, Public Relations, Project Management

Position Summary:

The Dairy Business Innovation Alliance (DBIA) Program Coordinator is expected to manage the day-to-day activities involved with this initiative and its expanding activities. The successful individual will work with regional collaborators to deliver the grant & technical assistance programs and report to the DBIA Senior Management Team for guidance and direction. Over time, the successful applicant will be expected to proactively contribute to the development, implementation and administration DBIA's programs area.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

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:

Associate degree in a scientific, business, communications, project management or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

A minimum of three years of experience with program management. Examples include but are not limited to, grant management, coordination of technical assistance, management of resources, report writing & updates to senior management and/or new program development initiatives.

Additional Information:

A good knowledge of the dairy industry is preferred.

The successful candidate must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to coordinate multiple deadlines simultaneously, excellent organizational skills and the ability to work independently as well as collaboratively. A working knowledge of the components of business (e.g. business administration) along with administrative/record keeping and presentation skills are also desirable.

Ability to travel.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $68,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

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Applications Open: Mar 23 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 8 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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