Job no: 237113-AS
Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement
The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge
about human development, developmental disabilities, and
neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of 14
centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center
encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a
brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for
the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical
trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an
array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers
numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and
their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve
our nation in the future.
This position is a staff member within the Community Outreach
Wisconsin (COW), University Center for Excellence in Developmental
Disabilities (UCEDD) work unit located at 122 E. Olin Avenue. This
position is expected to direct the Community Training program and
to provide supervision to administrative support staff for the Olin
Avenue outreach programs.
List of Duties
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Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree is required. A degree in Social Work or a
related/pertinent field (e.g., Rehabilitation Psychology, Special
Education, or Psychology) is preferred. A Master's degree in the
aforementioned fields is preferred.
Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:
Qualified candidates will have the following required experience,
knowledge, and abilities:
- Three years of professional experience in a leadership position
demonstrating strong organizational skills.
- Three years of experience in event and meeting coordination and
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel,
- Familiarity with or ability to learn other software web-based
financial tools and databases (e.g., UW Qualtrics, WiscWeb,
WordPress, Mailchimp, Google Analytics, Zoom, WISER,
- Ability to function in a fast-paced, stimulating, and challenging
office environment, including the ability to organize, prioritize
and complete a variety of tasks and projects in a complete,
accurate, timely and independent manner.
- Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to
communicate with persons with a wide range of abilities and
- Keen attention to detail and precision.
- Creative problem-solving skills.
Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred
experience, knowledge, and abilities:
- Experience in training coordination in a Human Services
- Experience in providing support to people with Intellectual and
(IDD) in community settings.
- Two years' experience in the supervision of administrative
- Well versed in "best practice" strategies and philosophy related
to Community Inclusion for persons with developmental disabilities
- Knowledge on funding resources including the Children's Long Term
Support Waiver (CLTS), Family.
Care and Include, Respect, I Self-Direct (IRIS).
A Criminal Background Check will be performed. In addition, a
Caregiver Background Check will be performed.
Must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the
first 5 days of employment and annually thereafter within 5 days of
Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner,
including but not limited to effort reporting and outside
A valid driver's license that meets UW Risk Management standards is
required. The incumbent must provide his/her own transportation to
sites. This position will require travel to various locations
within the Dane county area.
This position will be located at 122 East Olin Ave, Madison,
Full Time: 100%
This position requires the majority of the 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
Appointment Type, Duration:
$50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Instructions to Applicants:
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cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications
as it relates to this position.
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Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through
diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
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require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
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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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