Job no: 235105-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Human Resources, Payroll, Training, Employee Development, Project Management, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Position Summary:

The Office of Human Resources (OHR) Employee Health Equity & Well-being Manager is responsible for a population-level, public health approach to convening stakeholders; providing consultation, assess needs and assets; and identifying gaps to guide the employee well-being strategy to enhance the health outcomes, well-being and experience for the University of Wisconsin - Madison employee community. Using population-health and environmental data, theory and evidence-informed strategies, the Well-being Manager builds relationships with, engages, and works collaboratively with diverse groups of internal and external stakeholders to assist campus partners to achieve policies, systems, and environments that create measurable improvements where employees work.

This position is located in the Equity, Inclusion and Employee Well-being unit within the UW-Madison Office of Human Resources (OHR), will report to the Director of Equity, Inclusion and Employee Well-being, and will work in close partnership with unit colleagues, the OHR learning & Talent Development (LTD) unit, University Health Services, University Recreation & Well-being, Employee Assistance Office, the state WellWisconsin program, Ergonomics, Campus Facilities Planning and Management, the Office of Childcare and Family Resources, and other campus partners.

UW-Madison has approximately 21,000 faculty and staff located in over 32 colleges, schools, and divisions. Employees' functions span most occupational areas with backgrounds covering a full spectrum. This position is integral in supporting employees and human resource programs allowing the university to attract, hire, develop, and retain talent in all positions.

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 (or comparable experience) - Preferred Minimum

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

3-5 years of experience related to population health, health promotion, health equity, and employee and workplace well-being

Preferred knowledge, skills, and abilities:
- Experience leading health equity, well-being, health promotion and population-level health efforts specifically as it relates to employee health and wellness, campus climate, workplace practices and environments, strategic planning and/or other related matters.
- Strong working knowledge or experience in health equity, well-being, health promotion and population-level health efforts specifically as it relates to employee health and wellness, campus climate, workplace practices and environments, strategic planning and/or other related matters.
- Strong working knowledge of policy, system, and environment-level (PSE) approaches to creating and sustaining healthy and equitable work structures and spaces.
- Strong analytic, decision-making, and strategic planning abilities
- Experience facilitating discussions with campus leaders and/or stakeholder groups with differing perspectives, particularly related to employee experience, equity, health, and well-being.
- Experience leading others toward a common vision or goal.
- Ability to build and sustain campus and community partnerships
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent change management skills
- Project management skills
- Excellent evaluation, continuous planning, and improvement skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Strong interpersonal and collaboration skills
- Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

Additional Information:

Please note that 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.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $65,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the "" button. Please submit a resume and cover letter detailing your related experiences and background in the following areas:
- Experience leading health equity, population health, health promotion and/or employee and workplace well-being efforts
- Experience collaborating and working with multiple, diverse stakeholders and sustaining partnerships
- Knowledge of and experience operationalizing PSE (policy, system, and environment) approaches
- Demonstrated experience in prioritizing equity in their work/practice


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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.

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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: Jun 15 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Jul 7 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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