Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 15, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228029-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Marketing, Public Relations, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

The AoU Engagement/Outreach Specialist (EOS) position is designed for a creative, enthusiastic individual able to represent the All of Us Research Program in collaboration with the UW Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) in a wide variety of diverse community settings and prepare audiences for making informed decisions about their participation in research including the All of Us Research Program. Under the direction of the Community Engagement Manager, this position is part of a team of Community Engagement (CE) staff operating within the AoU Wisconsin @ UW program (based in Madison and Milwaukee). The CE team also works in close coordination with members of the Recruitment and Enrollment team and the Director of Communications. Each CE team member has an identified array of communities and organizations for which they serve as 'Lead' and, together, the team coordinates outreach and engagement activities to reach stakeholder groups including those underrepresented in research. Our team is seeking candidates with particular expertise successfully engaging with stakeholders who serve elders (65 years+) via civic and private sector settings.

Contributing to the CE programming requires each team member to independently and collectively coordinate partnership development activities (virtual and in-person presentations, tabling and other onsite events), but also to regularly report and document engagement activities/successes/challenges thru different e-modalities (Outlook [email, calendar], BOX, REDCap) and face to face meetings. Ability to work some nights and weekend events is necessary. Travel to multiple locations in Dane County and southeast Wisconsin is required. Incumbent must provide own transportation that meets UW-Madison Risk Management standards for which mileage traveled will be reimbursed through project resources at the current state level.

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:

Bachelor's Degree required. Human Services, Social Work, Public Health or related field preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

An ideal candidate will share the All of Us research protocol with diverse audiences for the purpose of recruiting eligible participants. Required skill set centers on cultural awareness, appreciating group dynamics and a willingness to acquire and synthesize new knowledge about engaged research activities (including remote). Our immediate priority is utilizing effective engagement practices leading directly to program participation and enrollment.

-A minimum of four years of post-degree outreach related professional work experience is required. The immediate priority is utilizing effective engagement practices leading directly to program participation and enrollment.
-Proficiency with MS suite (Word, Teams. Etc) and Outlook.
-Demonstrated experience using research databases for tracking and reporting project data.
-Prior experience working with community partners.
-Proficiency in facilitation and coaching skills for community work.
-Exceptional communication skills (verbal and written).
-Social skills and knowledge necessary to navigate diverse community settings and networks, and ability to accurately communicate about these assets and opportunities to others.

-Bilingual fluency (demonstrated via language certification/completing standardized assessment).

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

Additional Information:

NIH's All of Us Research Program is a major piece of the Precision Medicine Initiative. All of Us will engage one million or more volunteers living in the U.S. to contribute their health data over many years to improve health outcomes, fuel the development of new treatments for disease, and catalyze a new era of evidence-based and more precise preventive care and medical treatment. There is a significant commitment to inclusion of diverse community members, with a particular emphasis on those populations underrepresented in research. In Wisconsin, the All of Us program is being led out of the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute, with additional recruitment sites located at UW-Madison, the Medical College of Wisconsin and Gundersen Health. AoU WI @ UW includes operations in Madison and Milwaukee.

This position is part of the UW Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE), home of the All of Us Wisconsin program at UW. The CCHE resides within the UW Institute for Clinical and Translational Research (ICTR) which reflects a partnership of the UW Schools of Medicine and Public Health; Nursing; Pharmacy; and Veterinary medicine; the College of Engineering; and the Marshfield Clinic Research Institute.

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

This is a fixed term terminal 1 year appointment with the possibility for a 1 year renewal contingent on grant funding.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 12 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click "" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter, and resume for consideration. Your cover letter should highlight your experience and skills as they relate to the listed qualifications for maximum consideration.

This application will also require submission of three professional references, including your current or most recent supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.


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Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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Applications Open: Oct 15 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 30 2020 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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