Sun Prairie is a vibrant and thriving community located in northeastern Dane county, just east of the City of Madison. The City of Sun Prairie has experienced strong population growth since its incorporation from a village to a city in 1958, undergoing a transformation from a relatively small community of less than 4,000 to an estimated 32,933 today. The City is well situated regionally, with excellent access to major transportation routes and facilities. Known by many as the birthplace of artist Georgia O'Keefe, Sun Prairie benefits from its proximity to the City of Madison and the University of Wisconsin, which provide many amenities, events, and attractions for both residents of and visitors to the Sun Prairie area. Sun Prairie has become known in the region for its high quality of life, its excellent parks and recreation programs, historic downtown, its exceptional public school system, and progressive approach to the development and redevelopment of the community.
Under the leadership of the Economic Development Director, the Event Coordinator/Farmer’s Market Manager LTE is responsible for the implementation, coordination and evaluation of a variety of City-sponsored and Downtown Sun Prairie Business Improvement District-sponsored events, as well as coordinating the Sun Prairie Farmer’s Market. The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Economic Development Director, but required cross-collaboration across a number of different City departments.
This position is a limited term employment opportunity. There will be 540 hours budgeted (approximately 20 hours per week) in 2020. There may be an opportunity to continue into next year, with an additional 1080 hours budgeted (approximately 20 hours per week) in 2021. Hours: Flexible. Must be available to work nights and weekends as needed.