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COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT EXTENSION EDUCATOR (WOOD COUNTY)

Employer
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Location
Wisconsin, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
May 26, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Education, Other Education, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Cooperative & Experiential Education, Extension Services, Institutional Research & Planning, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Salary:

Minimum $46,818 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
A taxable hiring bonus of $3500 will be paid on the selected candidate's first paycheck

Job Summary:

The Community Development Extension Educator 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 that support:
- Thriving individuals and families;
- Effective organizations;
- Healthy and vibrant communities; and
- Strong economies.

This Community Development Extension Educator position will primarily serve Wood County, WI and surrounding communities.

The Community Development Extension Educator designs, delivers, and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position's programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:
- Local Government Education and Support
- Strategic Planning and Organizational Development
- Economic Development with an Emphasis on Workforce Development

This individual will apply the University of Wisconsin's research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.

Responsibilities:

Delivers and assists with planning outreach program activities, strengthens partnerships, ensures adherence to policy, and assists with program administration to promote stable and productive relationships between the university and local community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences. May assist with tracking and managing the outreach program budget.
  • 20% Identifies, promotes, and maintains external partnerships to support the outreach program
  • 10% Schedules and secures resources and communicates logistics in support of an outreach program
  • 25% Delivers outreach program content and materials to community members
  • 25% Researches, develops, and facilitates outreach program content and materials
  • 10% Develops and evaluates curriculum and programs and provides recommendations for improvement
  • 5% May assist with the monitoring of outreach program budget spending
  • 5% Leads the implementation of programs, policies, and procedures through oversight of day-to-day activities for program staff and student and community volunteers
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

Education:

Required
Bachelor's Degree

Preferred
Master's Degree
in a field relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position

Qualifications:

Required:
- Work experience relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position;
- Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology; and
- 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.

Preferred:
- At least 3 years of relevant field and work experience in the area of programming and service delivery such as; Local Government Education, Strategic Planning, Organizational Development, Workforce Development or Economic Development.
- Ability to work cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs;
- Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional work environments;
- Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality work;
- Demonstrated skill in interpreting, utilizing, and applying evidence-based information and research findings;
- Demonstrated success in developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs for diverse audiences utilizing a variety of educational techniques, methods, and modes; and
- Demonstrated experience developing effective partnerships or coalitions with community partners and local governments.

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086 . Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

It is anticipated this position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable


Additional Information:

- This position is located in Wood county; however, location and programming coverage is contingent on county funding support and location may be reassigned to align with county and Extension programming priorities.
- Expected to make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions;
- Work evenings or weekends as needed to meet local needs; and
- Carrying educational equipment, up to 25 lbs.
- A taxable hiring bonus of $3500 will be paid on the selected candidate's first paycheck

How to Apply:

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:

Jason Hausler
jason.hausler@wisc.edu
715-533-8006
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(OE009)

Department(s):

A473520-EXTENSION/ANRCD/COMM/OGDV/ORG LDR DE

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

259265-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/

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: May 26 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 13 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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