The Family Relationships Extension Educator

The Family Relationships Extension Educator position has a primary emphasis in the Parenting and Family Relationships Program and a secondary in the Financial Education program.

Programming will focus on:
– Planning, delivering, and evaluating the programming and activities for families in Dane County involved in local justice systems including Parenting Inside Out, the Literacy Link program (, financial education, and more.
– Leading and teaching Division of Extension education curriculum that strengthens families with a focus on justice-involved families, supporting family relationships, and improving financial capability for individuals and families.
– Expanding access to the full range of Extension educational programming for all families, particularly in communities that are underrepresented such as racial minorities, families in transition, and those from low-income households.
– 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.

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