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HORTICULTURE EDUCATOR

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 24, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 239542-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department: EXT/ANRCD/AGR/HORT/HORTICLTURE
Location: Black River Falls
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement



Position Summary:

The Horticulture Outreach Specialist is an integral part of the UW-Madison Division of Extension and works alongside the people of Wisconsin to improve lives and communities. Extension 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.

The Horticulture Outreach Specialist is a leader in providing instruction and applying research findings, supporting partners and Extension faculty and academic staff with education and outreach efforts related to horticulture programming. This is done through assessment of local, regional and statewide needs and designing, delivering, and evaluating research-based educational programming and services to meet these needs.

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:

Bachelor's degree in a field related to the programming focus, such as horticulture, plant science, plant pathology, botany or other related fields required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Three years of work experience relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position;
2. Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology; and
3. 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.

Additional Information:

This educator serves both Trempealeau and Jackson Counties. Their 'home' office is located in the Extension Jackson County office; however, the educator is expected to spend time in both counties.

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):

A473170-EXTENSION/ANRCD/AGR/HORT/HORTICLTURE

Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

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

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $48,500 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:

Patricia Malone
patricia.malone@wisc.edu
715-530-0014
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:

SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

239542-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: Aug 24 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 17 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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