Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Apr 22, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Job no: 233578-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director of Mental Health Services, the Associate Director of Clinical Services is responsible for providing oversight of clinical services within Mental Health Services (MHS). The Associate Director of Clinical Services serves as a member of the Mental Health Services Leadership Team (MHLT) 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:

For Counselor or Social Worker Title: Master's degree in Social Work, Counseling or other related mental health field
For Psychologist Title: Doctoral degree in Counseling or Clinical Psychology

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Required: Minimum of five years experience in a mental health treatment setting required and one year demonstrated leadership experience in a mental health setting.
Preferred: Minimum of two years demonstrated leadership experience in a mental health setting.
Strongly preferred experiences of the candidate include:
1. Experience in a college or adolescent/young adult mental health treatment setting;
2. Experience with personnel supervision;
3. Expertise in consultation and collaboration within an interdisciplinary mental health treatment setting;
4. Evidence of clinic management including staffing, monitoring and adjusting service delivery related to utilization;
5. Knowledge of electronic health record systems;
6. Knowledge of state and federal legal and ethical confidentiality requirements;
7. Evidence of oversight and leadership of quality improvement initiatives;
8. Demonstrated attentiveness to intersectionality and health disparities;
9. Experience in mental health crisis assessment, triage, and brief intervention;
10. Supervision of trainees; and
11. Interest in Integrated Primary Care Behavioral Health consultation.

Strongly preferred qualities of the candidate include:
1. Ability to manage and resolve conflict;
2. Strong oral and written communication skills;
3. Commitment to foster and promote the values of DEI, and to ongoing development in this area;
4. Ability to cultivate teamwork and collaboration.

License or Certificate:

Licensed or must be immediately license eligible to practice in Wisconsin as a Psychologist, Licensed Professional Counselor, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.

You can review Wisconsin licensing requirements at

Additional Information:

Please note: Salary posted is the minimum. Experience will be considered.

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.

UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $80,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

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.


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:

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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: Apr 22 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 21 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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