CORE RESEARCH COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Job no: 227003-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Department: SMPH/OB-GYN/OB-GYN
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific, Other



Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison Collaborative for Reproductive Equity, or UW CORE, is a campus-wide initiative focused on reproductive health research, healthcare access and delivery, policy evaluation, and communication to address critical needs in reproductive health and healthcare in Wisconsin. The CORE Research Communications Associate will lead and manage all communications for CORE research projects and overall operations. The Research Communications Associate will lead the translation and dissemination of CORE research findings by creating materials and developing media- and policy-relevant communications.

CORE recognizes the strength that results from a diverse team, and applicants are encouraged to articulate which identities, backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences they will bring to the team.

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:

Required Education:
- Bachelor's degree.

Preferred Education:
- Master's degree.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
- Two (2) years related experience in the communications field.
- Experience producing technical writing about research or communicating about research.
- Experience managing multiple projects at once.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent organizational skills.
- Basic knowledge of reproductive health policy landscape in Wisconsin or similar states.
- Experience with Adobe design products, Microsoft Office, email marketing platforms, and web hosting software.

Preferred Qualifications:
- Lived or professional experience working with communities which experience health inequities.
- Experience in public health, social sciences, or reproductive health fields.

Desired Attributes:
- Committed to the CORE values of autonomy, dignity, and equity.
- Desire to advance public health knowledge in Wisconsin.
- Strong interpersonal skills.
- Team player.

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience. A minimum of seven (7) years experience is required for appointment at the senior level.

Additional Information:

The successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment.

Department(s):

A532800-MEDICAL SCHOOL/OB-GYN/OB-GYN

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $39,042 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as a part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

Contact:

Kirsten Gragg
kgragg@wisc.edu
608-265-3357
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:

SR UNIV REL SPEC(T54BN) or UNIV RELATIONS SPEC(T54DN) or ASSOC UNIV REL SPEC(T54FN)

Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:

227003-AS

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://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

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: https://hr.wisc.edu/title-and-total-compensation-study/ .

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).

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Applications Open: Sep 24 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 23 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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