Madison, WI
Jul 04, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90948-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Communications, Editing, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Food Science, Nutritional Science, Plant Sciences, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 90948-AS

Working Title: Outreach Program Manager

Official Title: OUTREACH PROG MGR I(P65NS)


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 05, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

M.S. in agronomy or a field related to production agriculture required, with an emphasis on organic and sustainable agriculture preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

At least 5 years of relevant work experience required in the areas of agricultural program management, media production and/or instructional course design/delivery. Demonstrated proficiency in written and oral communication is required. Proficiency in hardware and software used for presentations, video production, social media, database management, and website construction is required. Must be able to collaboratvely coordinate, manage, and implement large-scale educational events. Experience working directly with agricultural producers strongly preferred. Successful grant-writing experience also strongly preferred. Must be willing to work individually as well as in collaboration with others.

Position Summary:

The Outreach Program Manager's primary responsibility will be to manage the Organic Grain Resources and Information Network (OGRAIN). Additional projects and responsibilities related to media-development and extension may also arise within the Silva Lab in the Department of Plant Pathology.


Erin Silva
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click "Apply Now" to begin the application process. You will be required to upload a cover letter, resume and a list with contact information for three references.

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: 03 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 31 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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