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BILINGUAL JUNTOS 4-H COORDINATOR (TREMPEALEAU COUNTY)

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 22, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Academic Advising & Academic Support Services, Other Student Affairs, Student Activities & Services
Employment Type
Part Time
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Job no: 236960-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Part Time
Department: EXT/YFH/YTH/CYD/COMM YTH DEV
Location: Whitehall
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement



Position Summary:

The Bilingual Juntos 4-H Coordinator is a member of the Trempealeau County Extension team as a part of the Community Youth Development Institute. The Juntos 4-H Coordinator will work directly with the Youth and Families and 4-H Coordinator to provide programming and will report directly to the Area Extension Director

The coordinator will be trained in the Juntos Program including core components of Juntos 4-H which include family engagement, 4-H clubs and summer programming. Coordinator will work with identified middle schools and community partners to promote family involvement and focus on academic success, career exploration and college readiness activities of youth participants. This project will provide the culturally responsive, high quality community-based Juntos Program to a cohort of Latinx students in 8th-12th grade. Programs will include family engagement and support, and will assist youth in achieving academic success with an emphasis on going on to post-secondary education. During the summer, Juntos 4-H participants will engage in experiential learning as well as workplace and campus visit experiences. An emphasis will be placed on building relationships between middle-school students and high school/undergraduate student mentors, academic advisors, career counselors, and business and community leaders. Major responsibilities include recruitment of students, organizing and implementing the academic year program, implementing 4-H clubs, and maintaining contact with students and families throughout the academic year with bilingual family engagement workshops and events.

We strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of equity, diversity, and inclusion.

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:

No degree required, Bachelor's degree preferred. Specialization in bilingual/bicultural studies or experience

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:
1. Bi-lingual fluency in Spanish (ability to read, write and speak).
2. Experience working effectively as a team member using interpersonal and written communication skills with tact and diplomacy by presenting educational content in large groups and individual settings.
3. Experience with self-direction and follow-through in developing, organizing, planning and implementing programs/activities and maintaining attention to detail, as well as confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Preferred Qualifications:
1. College coursework in child/youth development and/or equivalent experience.
2. Experience with 4-H youth development. working with a non-profit advisory board, recruiting and working with volunteers.
3. Effective verbal communication skills.
4. Experience in educational outreach and access, student aid including FAFSA, scholarships, and loan information.
5. Possess familiarity with and/or interest in community engagement.
6. Academic success strategies (study skills, time management, note/test taking, etc.).
7. Knowledge of barriers to post-secondary education.
8. Experience working with limited income/first generation college bound students.
9. Bi-cultural experience (relating to more than one distinct culture) with demonstrated experience working with individuals from varying cultural and/or socio-economic backgrounds (specifically Latinx student and families).
10. Local or regional experience with the Arcadia and Independence areas of Trempealeau County.

Additional Information:

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.

Department(s):

A473820-EXTENSION/YFH/YTH/CYD/COMM YTH DEV

Work Type:

Part Time: 10% - 25%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $46,818 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

We are eager to learn more about how your experience and passion may align with this position. Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience and a resume detailing your educational and professional background. Please keep in mind, applicants need to articulate all required qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume. Applicants who have preferred qualifications should share those too in the cover letter and/or resume. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance to preliminary interviews.

We are committed to reducing bias in the recruitment process and utilize a redacted application process, which is the practice of removing personally identifiable information from application materials, before the screening of applicants begins. This may include, but is not limited to, name, gender, age, education, address, dates (such as graduation dates), photos, references, links to personal webpages, supervisor names, and/or citizenship.

Contact:
Adam Trunzo - Youth and Families Educator
715-538-3037
adam.trunzo@wisc.edu

Contact:

Patricia Malone
patricia.malone@wisc.edu
608-262-9310
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )





Official Title:

OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN) or ASSOC OUTREACH SPEC(S92FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236960-AS

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).

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: Jul 22 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 18 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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