Job no: 220921-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Project Management, Youth Programming/Development

Position Summary:

The Wisconsin Area Health Education Center (WI AHEC) Program is dedicated to improving access to quality health care through development of community-based health professions training programs and enhancement of community health education resources throughout Wisconsin. It is distinguished by its strong statewide organization and the tradition of collaboration among its Regional Centers. Wisconsin has seven independent Regional Centers, all 501c3 organizations with their own governing boards, and a statewide advisory committee comprised of representatives of the Regional Center governing boards, partnering health professions programs, and at-large representatives. The WI AHEC Program serves all health professions programs in the state and focuses on developing interprofessional experiences for students.

The position will support continuous improvement of statewide outreach education programs, including but not limited to AHEC Scholars, Community Health Internship Program (CHIP), and Wisconsin Express, through effective coordination and implementation of processes, policies, assessments, and evaluations of curriculum content to enhance educational effectiveness. This position will also serve as the Collegiate HOSA-Future Health Professionals (HOSA) State Advisor in collaboration with the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).

The position will report to the Director of the Statewide AHEC Program at the UW Madison School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). The position will be based at the WI AHEC Program Office in Madison. Occasional in-state travel to program sites will be required.

The SMPH 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. Master's degree preferred. Coursework in public health, population health, community health, health education, or work experience in health outreach, community service programs, or program management preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required Qualifications:
- At least one year of experience working with community health education programs and curriculum development
- Ability to create and foster strategic partnerships with the public health community
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Excellent problem-solving skills, including the ability to analyze situations to identify problems and formulate solutions
- Excellent communication skills, including the ability to communicate across various media
- Ability to use an array of technology tools including digital learning management platforms and Microsoft Office
- Excellent time management and project management skills; can effectively direct and integrate all aspects of a project or program, ensuring that work progresses toward achieving goals and objectives on time and on budget
- Ability to work effectively with diverse audiences

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience in project management in higher education is highly desired.
- Experience in using Google suite

Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant work experience.

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.

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the "List of Duties" link.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $55,000 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-Renewable

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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. 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).

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: Apr 1 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 15 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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