Job no: 232380-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Marketing, Public Relations, Research, Scientific

Position Summary:

We are seeking an Outreach Specialist to support our statewide efforts to improve health and health equity through collaboration with diverse stakeholders statewide. This position will be within the Health Innovation Program, a program within the UW School of Medicine and Public Health that seeks to transform healthcare delivery and population health across the state and nation through health systems research that partners UW faculty with healthcare and community organizations. The incumbent will also support the ICTR Wisconsin Neighborhood Health Partnerships, a collaborative program within the UW Health Innovation Program to foster community change efforts through reducing barriers to learning about communities' health, acting to improve that health, and sustaining health improvements over time.

The Outreach Specialist will be committed to building partnerships with community groups and skilled in relationship building with diverse individuals and organizations. The Outreach Specialist should have background and familiarity with the UW-Madison and a strong desire to work with university partners from all schools and divisions. The Outreach Specialist should also be extremely organized, thorough, and skilled at task prioritization and time-management, and a strong team player.

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 in public health, biological, social sciences or health related required.
Masters degree in public health preferred

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of two years experience preferred in health-related program planning and/or community outreach planning, and development.

Successful candidate will also have excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and utilize discretion and confidentiality when handling sensitive information. Must be able to handle a fast paced, challenging, stimulating office environment.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $39,823 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the '' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the
position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.


Lily Kramer
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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: 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 13 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Apr 27 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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