EXTENSION EDUCATOR

Updated: 16 days ago
Location: Sheboygan, WISCONSIN
Deadline: 04 Oct 2019

EXTENSION EDUCATOR

Apply now Job no: 100481-AS
Work type: Staff-Part Time
Department:EXT/YFCD/YTH/CYD/COMM YTH DEV
Location: Sheboygan County
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement


Position Summary:

The Associate 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:
- Thriving individuals and families
- Effective organizations
- Healthy and vibrant communities
- Strong economies
INITIAL PROGRAMMING FOCUS:
This Positive Youth Development Education Associate Extension Educator position will primarily serve Sheboygan County, WI.
The Positive Youth Development Associate Extension Educator delivers and evaluates research-based educational programming and services aligned with the position's programmatic focus. Initial programming focus will include:
- Reaching and engaging diverse audiences in ways that are inclusive to ensure full access to programs, facilities and educational services
- Teaching culturally relevant educational programs to youth on the topics to include STEM, Youth Leadership, Workforce Pathway or other determined needs.
- Developing and sustaining community partnerships that support programmatic outreach.
This individual will apply the University of Wisconsin's research, education and outreach resources to address locally identified needs and opportunities.

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:

Bachelor's degree or a High School Diploma with at least 2 years of relevant work or volunteer experience in the area of youth educational programming and service delivery

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required:
- Experience teaching youth
- Work, volunteer or life experience with people or groups with limited income
- 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
- Ability to work cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations to address educational needs
- Skills to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology
Preferred:
- Bi-lingual (Spanish)
- Volunteer or work experience related to youth development
- Experience working cooperatively with other agencies, community-based services, or organizations
- Experience in delivering educational programming to diverse audiences
- Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality of work
- Experience working effectively as a member of a work group or committee

Additional Information:

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.
OFFICE LOCATION:
Sheboygan County
5 University Dr. Sheboygan, WI 53081
Additional Requirements:
- Must be able to make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions
- Must be able to work evenings or weekends as needed to meet local needs
- Must be able to carry educational equipment, up to 25 lbs

Department(s):

A473820-EXTENSION/YFCD/YTH/CYD/COMM YTH DEV

Work Type:

Part Time: 50%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Negotiable
ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button.
You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description.
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.

Contact:

Cindy Sarkady
cindy.sarkady@wisc.edu
262-689-4101
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:

SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN) or ASSOC OUTREACH SPEC(S92FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

100481-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://oed.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 .

Applications Open: Sep 12 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 4 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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