Family Engagement and Relationships Educator

This position is a part of the Division of Extension Human Development Institute. The Institute provides the tools Wisconsinites need to thrive as well-rounded, capable individuals and families. We support families in caring for each other in ways that promote growth and understanding. Our programs promote aging-friendly communities, coach effective parents and help families put technology, mindfulness, and financial awareness to use.

This dynamic position has an emphasis in the Parenting and Family Relationships Program with a primary focus on:
1. Planning, delivering, and evaluating the programming and activities for families in Dane County involved in local justice systems including Parenting from the Inside Out, the Literacy Link program, financial education and more.
2. Leading and teaching Division of Extension education curriculum that strengthens families with a focus on justice-involved families, supporting family relationships and building financial literacy.
3. Expanding access to the full range of Extension educational programming for all families, particularly in communities that are underrepresented such as racial minorities and those from low-income households.
4. Linking community family serving organizations to university resources or directly providing parenting and family training to organizations.

The ideal candidate is adept at building and maintaining trust-based relationships, engaging stakeholders and applying an equity lens towards transforming lives and communities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

Organization: University of Wisconsin-Madison
Job Location: Madison, WI

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