Job no: 237014-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Environmental, Occupational Health and Safety, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Quality, Risk Management and Compliance, Research, Scientific, Other, Marketing, Public Relations, Project Management

Position Summary:

Provides guidance for program planning, implementation, and evaluation, and/or supervises outreach staff. Monitors budget and appropriate funding for programming. Promotes stable and productive relationships between partners and community.
Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.

Under the general guidance of the Lead-Safe Homes Program (LSHP) Director, this position will oversee the implementation of the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Lead Hazard Reduction Grant (LHRG) activities, a $3.4M, 42 month grant program, with partners in three regions of Wisconsin: Winnebago County, Milwaukee County and Southwestern Wisconsin. The HUD Program Manager will ensure program compliance with budgets, policies, procedures and HUD reporting requirements while providing the highest level of customer service and quality. This position is ultimately responsible for ensuring the success of the HUD LHRG.

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:

Required: BA degree in related fields
Preferred: Master's Degree

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1 year of construction project administration, residential project management, or hazardous material coordination background experience OR any equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.

Budget and program management experience a plus.

- 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);
- Ability to become certified as a Lead Risk Assessor and Lead Supervisor if not already
- Knowledge and experience in construction, building trades, or housing inspection;
- Ability and willingness to frequently travel to jobsites in Wisconsin, as well as for mandatory HUD conferences and meetings out-of-state).
- Ability to critically analyze program data and implement quality improvement changes as needed.

License or Certificate:

Certified as Lead Risk Assessor and Lead Supervisor Required - *Must be able to complete the Lead Risk Assessor course and certification qualifications immediately upon hire.
Valid Driver's License Required
Good Driving Record and ability to be approved to drive a state vehicle Required
Bi-lingual Skills in Spanish Preferred

Preferred Characteristics:
Excellent computer skills; well-versed in Microsoft Office Suite, with a strong and thorough knowledge of Excel
Effective communicator of policies, procedures and regulations to program partners, contractors, suppliers, and homeowners.
Solid knowledge and understanding of lead poisoning prevention and lead hazard reduction mitigation practices.



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

This position requires some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $52,318 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
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

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: Jul 14 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 2 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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