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University of Wisconsin - Madison

Location: MilwaukeeWI 53233 Document ID: AD271-0I09 Posted on: 2019-07-2507/25/2019 Job Type: Regular

Job Schedule:Full-time


Position Summary:
The Nutrition Program Administrator provides leadership and management for the Milwaukee County FoodWIse Program. The Nutrition Program Administrator will be responsible for staff training and supervision, program planning, evaluation and reporting, and developing and managing the local program budget.

This position is a part of the Extension Institute for Health & Well-Being with programmatic emphasis in the FoodWIse Program. FoodWIse works collaboratively with local agencies/organizations to deliver evidence-based education strategies, accompanied by policy, systems and environmental supports, designed to facilitate voluntary adoption of healthy food choices and active lifestyles for people with limited income. FoodWIse is federally funded by the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program-Education (SNAP-Ed) and Expanded Food and Nutrition Education Program (EFNEP) grants.

This position reports directly to the Area Extension Director for supervision, employment changes, compensation and benefits and performance reviews.

This FoodWIse Nutrition Program Administrator position is located in Milwaukee County; specific location and programming coverage is contingent on continued availability of federal funds and may be reassigned to align with funder and Extension programming priorities.

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.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in nutritional sciences, dietetics, community health education, public health, family and consumer sciences, social work or related field

Master's degree in a field relevant to the programmatic responsibilities of the position
Experience in budget development and fiscal management

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Experience supervising and managing staff
At least 2 years of relevant field and work experience in the area of programming and service delivery
Strong interpersonal and problem solving skills
Demonstrated understanding of and ability to work cooperatively with other agencies and other community-based organizations
Ability to communicate effectively using a variety of methods and technology
Experience managing multiple tasks, timelines, and schedules while maintaining high quality work
Ability to effectively work with people from different cultural backgrounds, including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity

Demonstrated skills in developing, implementing and evaluating direct education programs and policy, systems and environmental change interventions designed to support behavior change
Demonstrated skills in interpreting, utilizing, and applying evidence-based information and research findings
Demonstrated success in developing, delivering, and evaluating educational programs for diverse audiences utilizing a variety of educational techniques, methods, and modes
Demonstrated experience developing effective partnerships or coalitions with community partners and local governments
Demonstrated ability to think creatively, identify root causes, systems of influence and synthesize inter-disciplinary approaches to conceptualizing and addressing health equity work

Additional Information:
Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

Working Conditions:
Make individual arrangements for transportation adequate to meet position responsibilities and essential job functions
Work evenings or weekends as needed to meet local needs


Work Type:
Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:
To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button.

You will be asked to provide a cover letter and resume addressing your skills and experience as they relate to the qualifications and duties in this job description.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Jenny Abel at 414-615-0551 or jenny.abel@wisc.edu.

Susan Phipps
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. )

Official Title:

Employment Class:
Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://oed.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Applications Open: Jul 7 2019 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 26 2019 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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