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Apply now Job no: 96832-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support, Plant Sciences, Web Design/Development

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Working Title:

Associate Outreach Specialist

Official Title:


Hiring Department(s):




Anticipated Begin Date:

MAY 01, 2019


This position will end on MARCH 14, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

$36,790 ANNUAL (12 months)

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree in Biology or related fields such as Horticulture, Entomology, Plant Pathology required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Prior experience in preparing and editing newsletters for stakeholder audience preferred. Prior experience in managing and curating website content preferred.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

The position of Fruit Team Associate Outreach Specialist will provide support to the UW-Madison fruit team by editing the WI Fruit Newsletter (, managing the WI Fruit website (, and organizing workshops and webinars. The position involves interacting with a diverse group of researchers, fruit growers, students, and Extension workers throughout the state. Supervisors for this position are Dr. Amaya Atuch (Extension Specialist on fruit crop production) and Dr. Christelle Guedot (Extension Specialist on fruit crop entomology). The position will be located on the UW-Madison campus.

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.

Additional Information:

Ability to work in a team environment, but be independent to accomplish required tasks and objectives will be needed. Experience and skill in writing is highly desireable. Must have and maintain a valid drivers license. Competency in using Microsoft Office and Wordpress or related web design software needed. Must be able to work closely with supervisors under very general supervision, keeing supervisor informed of progress, and work independently to complete tasks.

This position is initially expected to last until 03/14/2020, it may be extended up to two years or become renewable.


Amaya Atucha
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. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Apply at Jobs@UW website, which is You will be asked to Include a cover letter, resume/CV, and contact information for 3 references.

Additional Link: Full Position Details
  NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required
  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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