Madison, WI
Jun 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91032-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Other

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91032-AS

Working Title: Cooperative Development Specialist


Hiring Department: A071200-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/COOP, UW CTR FOR

FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JULY 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $42,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree in a related field required. Master's degree preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- 1-2 years of experience in community outreach, economic development, and/or working with diverse stakeholders in the development of new businesses.
- Knowledge of business planning, marketing, and feasibility analysis; business operating and financing practices; organizational structures; and business development principles and practices.
- High degree of competency using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
- Experience with and/or knowledge of cooperatives preferred but not required.
- Experience working in multicultural settings.
- Spanish fluency preferred.

Position Summary:

This position will support the outreach program of the University of Wisconsin Center for Cooperatives, with a focus on cooperative development. Responsibilities will include assisting start-up cooperative groups, providing education to new and established cooperatives, supporting grant preparation, and providing input on Center outreach activities. The successful candidate will be part of a team that supports new cooperative businesses through technical assistance, education and outreach services.

Additional Information:

-Occasional travel is required.

-Title prefix is dependent on relevant work experience.

- This position has a flexible FTE range between 50% and 100%. Ideally, this position will begin at 60%; however, it may be possible for this position to move to 100% in the future.


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Instructions to applicants:

Click the "Apply Now" button above to start the application process. As part of the online application, you will be asked to upload a cover letter and current resume or CV. Be sure to reference your experience related to the position in your application materials.

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 05 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 22 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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