Job no: 225323-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Management/Supervisory, Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support, Project Management, Research, Scientific, Other

Position Summary:

This position will lead operational activities for strategic dissemination, including user experience (UX) design approach and website development. The incumbent will bring a mix of organizational, web development, and communications skills and have a foundation in UX research methods.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as an end in itself but, also as a valuable means for eliminating health disparities. As such, we strongly encourage applications from candidates who foster and promote the values of diversity and inclusion.

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:

A B.A. or B.S. is required. A master's degree in public health, public policy, business, social sciences, or related field is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Minimum five years relevant work experience required.
- Ability to initiate and develop operating budgets and experience in finance management and grant management.
- Ability to hire research personnel and oversee support staff.
- Ability to manage and oversee multiple projects.

Examples of relevant work experience include:
- Knowledge of basic principles of applied health or social sciences research.
- Applicable research management experience at an academic institution or a research organization.
- Relevant management and supervisory experience.
- Experience developing and managing budgets and tracking expenses.
- Excellent written and verbal communication in conjunction with exceptional organizational skills.
- Ability to work independently on complex projects with minimal direction.
- Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects within the confines of time, budgets and available personnel.
- Experience in collaborating with stakeholders across different settings.

Additional Information:

The successful candidate will also possess the following:
- Excellent written and oral communication skills;
- Exceptional organizational and management skills with high attention to detail;
- Strong aptitude for identifying and using technology to support work;
- Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team leader in a nimble, flexible and systems-oriented manner;
- Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with department and university leaders and external funders;
- Ability to travel occasionally throughout the United States.

An individual who demonstrates increasing capacity in the following organizational competencies, as indicated by the examples listed below, is likely to experience higher levels of success within their position:
- Leadership -- Inspires respect and trust; works to clarify expectations and accepts feedback; shows personal responsibility for finding solutions; follows through on commitments; adapts to change or unexpected events in the work environment; manages competing demands for time while maintaining life-work balance; practices strategic, shared and ethical decision-making; understands how funding decisions are made; works to align one's work with CHR&R's mission, vision and values; coaches others; is willing and motivated to learn.
- Relationship-building -- Gives appropriate recognition to others; approaches others in a tactful and diplomatic manner; works to understand group and team dynamics; uses awareness of one's emotions and those of others to adapt behavior and to manage interactions successfully; reacts well under pressure; analyzes conflict situations and chooses appropriate roles; works in ways that support mutually beneficial partnerships; maintains confidentiality; is responsive.
- Inclusion -- Demonstrates an active, intentional and ongoing engagement with diversity in people and communities; recognizes, understands and appreciates the culturally different ways in which others express themselves; treats others with dignity, respect and consideration; works to create work environments that are experienced as safe by all; is curious about and open to others' ideas
- Communication -- Listens and seeks clarification; speaks clearly; uses public relations and interpersonal skills to strengthen others' understanding of the value of CHR&R; writes clearly and informatively; varies writing and speaking style to fit the purpose of the communication; adapts communications to fit cultural contexts and circumstances; demonstrates effective communication technology skills; demonstrates effective presentation skills.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $58,797 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the
position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.


Nick Harding
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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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

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: Sep 2 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Sep 16 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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