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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 228155-LI
Work type: Faculty Full or Part Time, Faculty-Full Time, Faculty-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Dean, Director, Executive, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

A senior level administrator who will provide overall management and direction across Extension's Institutes for Youth, Families and Health (YFH). This role will collaborate with and report to the Dean of UW-Madison Division of Extension. The Associate Dean will supervise the Directors of Extension's Institutes of Positive Youth Development, Health and Well Being, and Human Development and Relationships. Successful applicants will need to be qualified for a tenured faculty appointment in the Department of Extension Faculty or another suitable Academic Department at UW-Madison. This is an 85% limited administrative appointment combined with a 15% faculty appointment.

- Organizational Strategy and Decision Making - Serve as a core member of the Dean's Leadership Team by contributing and developing policies and strategic directions. This includes being the main channel of communication between the Dean of Extension and the Youth, Families and Health Program faculty and staff.
- Nationwide Issues Identification - Communicate and engage with Extension colleagues at regional and national Land Grant Institutions to identify and share emerging issues and innovative programming solutions.
- Partnership Management - Strengthen and manage partnerships and relationships with co-funded faculty and staff, and administrators at schools and colleges at UW-Madison. Collaborate with Extensions assistant deans, associate deans, and area directors to support local priorities and partnerships.
- Budget Management - Oversee and allocate budgets to Institutes and develop strategies to diversify funding pools for the Youth, Families and Health Program.
- Research and Scholarship - Oversee, support, and promote the development of new programming and program delivery, publish peer-reviewed journal manuscripts, presentations at state, regional and national conferences, and successful acquisition of extramural funding.

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:

Doctorate Degree in relevant field required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum Qualifications
1. Experience developing Extension Programs or comparable programming.
2. Proven record of research and scholarship including peer reviewed publications.
3. Proven record of securing external grants.
4. Demonstrated supervisory experience of at least 2 years.
5. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with underserved communities.
6. Experience managing budgets and people in institutions of higher education.

This position is required to have a concurrent faculty appointment.
To become tenured, the candidate's qualifications must be sufficient to meet the requirements for tenure at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, at the rank of Associate Professor or above. We seek candidates who are tenured or who have the qualifications necessary to become tenured at UW-Madison.

Preferred Qualifications
1. 10-years of successful supervisory experience.
2. Successful record of building effective working relationships with elected officials at the local, county, state or federal level.
3. Experience working within a Land Grant Extension Program.

Additional Information:

For more information on the University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension, see



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

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Minimum $140,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button.

You will be asked to provide a cover letter and cv not to exceed 15 pages addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description.

You will be asked to provide references who will be contacted by the Applicant Tracking System.

For full consideration, please submit your application by February 15, 2021. Applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.


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  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

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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 in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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).

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