Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Feb 12, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 231107-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

This position will act as project manager for CDC BOLD grant activities and will be housed within the Division of Public Health, Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources, Office on Aging. The position will work under the supervision of the Legal and Protective Services Unit Supervisor, with active oversight, coaching and collaboration by the project's principle investigator at DHS, the Dementia Specialist, which is a full-time permanent position in the Division of Public Health focused entirely on dementia. The project manager will be expected to work closely with internal and external partners throughout the grant period, coordinate various project evaluations, oversee the budget and timeline, and complete all required federal reporting.

The School of Medicine and Public Health has a deep and profound commitment to diversity both as end and 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 in human services, social work, public health, public policy, gerontology or medical professions, or related field

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

At least three years of experience working in a dementia care related field required
- Familiarity with Wisconsin's county-based service system, including local public health departments
- Experience preparing clear concise and complete reports, correspondence, and supporting documentation
- Knowledge of personal computers and other computer-based system applications, such as MS Word and MS Excel

Additional Information:

- Skill in establishing and maintaining cooperative and effective working relationships with a variety of people, both internally and externally.
- Experience providing quality customer service to both internal and external customers
- Ability to work under general supervision and independently exercise sound judgment.
- Extensive skills in written and oral communication, to be able to convey complex information and issues to department decision-makers, community advocates and the general public
- Extensive organizational skills and ability to establishing priorities and manage work assignments to meet deadlines.
- Knowledge of dementia, including the needs of people living with dementia and their families.

This is a terminal position lasting 2 years. There is a possibility it may be made renewable if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 24 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $52,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, please click on the "" button. You will be asked to submit a CV and a personal statement/cover letter. In addition, you will be asked to provide three references during the application process.


Kassie Hefty
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

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.

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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: Feb 12 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Feb 26 2021 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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