Job no: 237005-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific, Other, Project Management

Position Summary:

This position is located in the Department of Health Services (DHS), Division of Public Health (DPH), Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Health (BEOH), Lead and Asbestos Section, and is maintained through a contract and ongoing partnership with the UW Madison's Department of Population Health Sciences (PHS). Under the direction of the Lead-Safe Homes (LSHP) Program Director, the incumbent serves as the Policy and Planning Analyst for the LSHP.

This position will lead in the development and maintenance of critical tools and policies needed to guide the LSHP grantees and contractors in their day-to day activities. The Policy and Program Analyst will development a mobile application for use in the field by grantees and contractors, develop and maintain the LSHP database, analyze and evaluate program data to inform program policies and procedures, and develop and establish an auditing system and implement quality control measures for the program at all levels.

This position provides management information, data analyses, and policy reports to inform strategic planning, decision-making, and resource allocation for a unit. Provides advice and performance management support for unit leadership.

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

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing with diverse audiences (such as local health staff, property owners, housing inspectors, contractors and the general public);
Knowledge and experience in construction, building trades, or housing inspection;
Experience with local or state government housing rehabilitation programs (ex. HUD, LSHP or CDBG programs)
Ability to critically analyze program data and implement quality improvement changes as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:
4-5 years' experience in a housing program, public health program, lead poisoning prevention program.
Extensive experience in conducting lead risk assessments, lead clearances and report writing. Direct experience in lead abatement supervision and containment principles and scope of work development.
Experience in database and application development.
Strong project management and oversight skills to be used to oversee the development of applications (created by a 3rd party) used by LSHP grantees and contractors.
Knowledge of or experience with local, state, or federal lead regulations.

License or Certificate:

Required License/Certifications:
Current Wisconsin state certifications as a Lead Risk Assessor and a Lead Abatement Supervisor Required

Bi-lingual Skills in Spanish

Additional Information:

Preferred Skills and Characteristics:
-Solid knowledge and understanding of lead poisoning prevention and lead hazard reduction mitigation practices.
-Highly organized individual with effective scheduling and planning background.
-Effective communicator of policies, procedures and regulations to program partners, contractors, suppliers, and homeowners.
-Able to collect, organize, and comprehend large amounts of regulatory and technical information effectively and accurately.
-Able to coordinate and prioritize work on multiple projects and investigations amid frequent interruptions and redirection.
-Flexible and able to manage several different aspects of multiple projects simultaneously
-Excellent computer skills; well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite, with a strong and thorough knowledge of Excel
-Interpret and apply Federal, State and local policies, laws and regulations.
-Clear and concise communicator, both orally and in writing.
-Producer of quality work, under pressure, and while working with strict deadlines
-Individual who works effectively and maintains a professional demeanor in sometimes confrontational or argumentative situations.
-Able to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions and project consequences of proposed actions, and implement recommendations in support of goals.
-Strong knowledge of estimating, construction, application, design, finance/budgeting and project management. Strong ability to manage outcomes on projects for success.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $60,000 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.


Nick Harding
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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).

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: Jul 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 5 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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