Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Oct 22, 2020
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 228050-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Mental Health Services, the Assistant Director, Survivor Services is responsible for providing oversight of the Survivor Services program within Mental Health Services (MHS). The Assistant Director, Survivor Services serves as a member of the Mental Health Services Leadership Team and is a Team Manager within UHS.

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:

Social Worker - Master's degree in social work or related mental health field. Counselor - Master's degree in counseling/clinical or related mental health field. Psychologist - Doctoral degree in Psychology or related mental health field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of two years experience in a mental health setting required.
Demonstrated experience in victim advocacy and providing counseling related to trauma required.

Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include:
1) Experience in a victim advocacy setting;
2) Experience serving college students in a mental health or related setting;
3) Demonstrated leadership experience in a mental health or related setting;
4) Demonstrated leadership in program management and development, including awareness of compliance including Title IX and Clery;
5) Expertise in consultation and collaboration within an interdisciplinary setting;
6) Knowledge of state and federal legal and ethical confidentiality requirements;
7) Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality and health disparities;
8) Experience in assessment and brief intervention; and
9) Experience in supervision of trainees and professional staff.

Strongly preferred qualities of the candidate include:
1) Ability to manage and resolve conflict;
2) Strong oral and written skills;
3) Ability to monitor and adjust service delivery flow related to utilization; and
4) Ability to cultivate teamwork and collaboration;

License or Certificate:

**Required by 1/1/2021**
Social Worker - Licensed Social Worker or must be immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin. Counselor - Licensed Counselor or must be immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin.
Psychologist - Licensed Psychologist or must be immediately license eligible to practice in the State of Wisconsin. You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at

**The selected candidate will be expected to complete the UW-Madison Principles of Supervision and Management workshop series within two years of date of hire**

Additional Information:

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.

A period of evaluation will be required.

A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $63,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please make sure your cover letter references your licensing status.
Click the Apply Online link above or below to apply. You will be required to create an account or login to an existing account. Please upload a cover letter and resume or CV to apply. You will be required to provide three references, additional references may be requested later.


Lili Gagliano
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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: Oct 22 2020 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Nov 19 2020 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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