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EXTENSION YOUTH OUTREACH COMMUNITY WORKER (MILWAUKEE COUNTY)

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

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Extension Services, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 236472-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department: EXT/YFH/YTH/4H/WI 4-H
Location: West Allis
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement



Position Summary:

The Extension Youth Outreach Community Worker position will primarily serve youth in the City of Milwaukee, Wisconsin

This position supports youth education outreach programs that includes engaging volunteers, helping coordinate youth education events and experiences. The Extension Youth Outreach Community Worker delivers pre-designed curricula and services with the support of the 4-H/Youth Development Coordinator and Extension Milwaukee County team members. Initial programming focus will include:
- Contribute to the support of Youth Development educational programs primarily in the City of Milwaukee
- Support and coordinate the delivery educational programming in a school/afterschool setting focused on creating access to Extension resources for youth and families.

The Extension Outreach Community Worker is an employee of the UW- Madison Division of Extension and a member of the Positive Youth Development Extension Institute, with a focus within the Wisconsin 4-H Extension Program.

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 High School Diploma or equivalent (Note: This position does not include a college degree)

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required:
- A High School Diploma or equivalent (Note: This position does not include a college degree)
- Ability to work with diverse audiences in the urban City of Milwaukee, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity
- Ability to work cooperatively with other individuals, agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs
- Ability to manage multiple tasks
- Skills to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology

Preferred:
- Bilingual

Additional Information:

6737 W. Washington St, #2202, West Allis, WI 53214. (Note: This position is located in Milwaukee County, it is not on the UW Madison campus).

WORKING CONDITIONS:
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 40 lbs.

SALARY AND BENEFITS:
This is a full time academic staff position. Final salary is commensurate with experience and education. State of Wisconsin benefits including retirement, vacation, sick leave, health insurance, and other insurances.

TYPE OF APPOINTMENT:
This position is a fixed-term renewable academic staff appointment in the University Of Wisconsin-Madison Division Of Extension. Reappointment to this position after the initial term is dependent upon performance and availability of funding.

ORGANIZATIONAL INFORMATION:
Extension is the educational resource that helps the Wisconsin Idea become reality. Valuing leadership, relationship-building, and inclusion; Extension teaches, learns, leads, and serves the people of Wisconsin by connecting them with the University of Wisconsin research and resources. Located in all 72 counties of Wisconsin, Extension engages with communities to influence their lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom.

SPECIAL NOTES:
As an affirmative action employer, Extension provides equal opportunity in programs and employment and is strongly committed to maintaining an organizational climate that supports and respects differences and equality of opportunity. Extension does not discriminate on the basis of age; race; creed; color; disability; sex/gender; sexual orientation; national origin; ancestry; religion; marital status; identity as a veteran, disabled veteran, Vietnam veteran or any other military service; arrest record or non-program related conviction record. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

Materials will be made available in alternative format upon request.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the following: 1) the establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, 2) if required, submission of an official transcript upon hire, and 3) a criminal background check prior to employment. In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, convictions and pending charges will be considered only as they relate to this position.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Jerry Braatz, Area Extension Director, at Jerold.Braatz@wisc.edu or 262 894-6589.

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):

A473830-EXTENSION/YFH/YTH/4H/WI 4-H

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $34,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the button.

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 blind 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.

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.

Contact:

Jerold Braatz
jerold.braatz@wisc.edu
262-548-7786
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:

ASSOC EXTENSION SPECIALIST(R09FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

236472-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 12 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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