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:
1. Thriving individuals and families;
2. Effective organizations;
3. Healthy and vibrant communities; and
4. Strong economies.
This Community Development Extension Educator position will primarily serve Sauk 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:
1. Community Leadership Development
2. Organizational Development and Strategic Planning
3. Local Government Education
This individual will apply the University of Wisconsin's research, education, and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.
|About the Job:
Outreach Specialist (OE009)
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1. 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.
1. 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.
2. Ability to work cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs;
3. Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to build and maintain professional work environments;
4. Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality work;
5. Demonstrated skill in interpreting, utilizing, and applying evidence-based information and research findings;
6. Demonstrated success in developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs for diverse audiences utilizing a variety of educational techniques, methods, and modes; and
7. Demonstrated experience developing effective partnerships or coalitions with community partners and local governments.
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.
1. The primary accountability relationship for this position is the Area Extension Director (Area #16) for supervision, compensation and benefits and performance reviews;
2. This position's primary programming focus is Sauk County; however some programming will also be conducted over a broader geographical area;
3. Office location and programming coverage is contingent on county funding support and location may be reassigned to align with county and Extension programming priorities;
4. Expectation to make arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions;
5. Work evenings or weekends as needed to meet programming needs.
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.
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Full Time: 100%
This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
|Appointment Type, Duration:
ANNUAL (12 months)
|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.
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