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LIFE SPAN & FINANCIAL SECURITY EDUCATOR-WAUPACA COUNTY

Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 263755-AS
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department:EXT/YFH/HDR/LIFE SPAN
Location: Waupaca
Categories: Engagement and Outreach

Job Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension seeks an innovative and community-focused individual to serve the Waupaca County community as a Human Development and Relationships Extension Educator as our Life Span & Financial Security Educator.

Extension HDR educators are a critical link between university research and the community through outreach partnerships and programs, making a difference in the lives of individuals, families, and agencies.

With an emphasis on Life Span and Financial Education programs Educators will build and maintain trust-based relationships, engage partners, and transform lives and communities. (https://extension.wisc.edu/family/)

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
  • 20% Schedules and secures resources and communicates logistics in support of an outreach program
  • 20% Delivers outreach program content and materials to community members
  • 10% Researches, develops, and facilitates outreach program content and materials
  • 5% Develops and evaluates curriculum and programs and provides recommendations for improvement
  • 5% May assist with the monitoring of outreach program budget spending
  • 10% Leads the implementation of programs, policies, and procedures through oversight of day-to-day activities for program staff and student and community volunteers
  • 10% Communicate plans, activities and achievements to Area Extension Director, Program Managers, partners, and relevant stakeholders
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 in a field related to the position

Qualifications:

Required:
- Experience relevant to the educational programming and service delivery of the position.
- Demonstrated commitment to serve diverse families and individuals with limited incomes and the aging population.
- Experience working cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs.
- Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality work
- Experience effectively working 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:
- Continued Education or certifications related to the positions area of focus.
- Three (3) years or more of work or lived experience relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position.
- Success developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs for diverse audiences utilizing a variety of educational techniques, methods, and modes.

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

Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
A taxable hiring bonus of $3,000 will be paid on the selected candidate's first paycheck.

Additional Information:

Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Benefits information can be found at (https://hr.wisc.edu/benefits/)

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:

Chris Viau
chris.viau@wisc.edu
715-937-4381
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):

A473730-EXTENSION/YFH/HDR/LIFE SPAN

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

263755-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.

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