Job no: 234846-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Academic Advising, Student Services/Support, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Instructional Design

Position Summary:

The Medical Student Education Program in the Department of Medicine is recruiting for an Instructional Specialist. This is the largest Department on the UW-Madison campus and carries out the largest amount of undergraduate medical education in the School of Medicine and Public Health (SMPH). The Medical Student Education Program coordinates and implements the education and training activities of up to 350 Phase 2 & 3 medical students annually.

The Instructional Specialist coordinates aspects for these medical students to meet the goals of the Education Program and Department of Medicine. The incumbent works under the direction of the faculty Course Directors, Associate Vice Chair for Undergraduate Medical Education, our Phase 2 & 3 Directors and our Instructional Program Manager (Medical Student Program Manager). The Instructional Specialist position serves as a center for all medical student required core curriculum activities within the Department and functions as a liaison with the School of Medicine and Public Health. This position will assist with implementation of educational programs and provide functional support with a delegated range of decision-making and the requirement to exercise judgement.

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 required. Adult or professional education, educational administration, career development or related field desirable.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- Professional level and highly efficient use of Microsoft Office (e.g. linked Excel worksheets, formulas, graphs, and pivot tables.)
- Knowledge and use of online survey technology (Qualtrics) and online Google office platforms etc.
- Knowledge and use of CANVAS

- Experience in adult education or undergraduate medical education curriculum development, program administration and planning, and educational evaluation.
- Knowledge of instructional program planning and coordination and logistics.
- Knowledge of educational hardware and software and social media as an instructional tool.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 80% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the '' button to get started. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


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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. 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).

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Applications Open: Jun 4 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jun 18 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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