This Associate Extension Educator position will primarily serve Milwaukee County Wisconsin.
The Associate Extension Educator supports Science Youth Development programs including clubs, volunteers, educational experiences, and science fairs. The Extension Associate delivers pre-designed curricula and services aligned with the position's programmatic focus under the direction of the 4-H/Youth Development Coordinator. Initial programming focus will include:
1. Contribute to the programmatic support of Science Youth Development educational programs in Milwaukee County
2. Deliver educational programming in a school/afterschool setting focused on access to Science curriculum and resources
This individual will apply University of Wisconsin's research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.
List of Duties
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|Degree and Area of Specialization:
A High School Diploma with at least 2 years of relevant work or volunteer experience in educational programming and service delivery required.
|Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
1. Experience working or volunteering with youth
2. Experience effectively interacting 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
3. Ability to work cooperatively with other individuals, agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs
4. Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality of work
5. Skills to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology
1. Bilingual (Spanish)
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 (1.0 FTE) 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.
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.
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.
Full Time: 100%
|Appointment Type, Duration:
Minimum $34,748 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
|Instructions to Applicants:
To begin the application process, click the Apply Now 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.
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