The UW Center for Cooperatives is seeking a Cooperative Development Specialist to provide expertise and guidance to new cooperative businesses and to develop and deliver cooperative-related education and training materials.
The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.
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.
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor’s degree in a related field required. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Work Experience:
– At least one year of experience in business development, 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.
– Experience facilitating meetings or delivering trainings or educational programming preferred.
– High degree of competency using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
– Demonstrated commitment to cooperative values.
This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, or at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location. Remote work requires successful candidates to possess their own phone and high-speed internet to perform the work on an employer provided computer. The hire shall be given an initial appointment ending 12/31/2022. This position may be extended up to a 24 month appointment or may be converted to a renewable appointment depending on program needs and funding availability.
Department(s): A071200-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/COOP, UW CTR FOR
Full or Part Time: 50% – 100%. This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
Terminal, 15 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding.
Salary: Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
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.
Official Title: SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN) or ASSOC OUTREACH SPEC(S92FN)
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Job Number: 237562-AS
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