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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jul 26, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 237113-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

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.

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 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 facilitation teams.
- Familiarity with Microsoft Office products (e.g., Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
- 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, Shop@UW+).
- 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 backgrounds.
- 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 setting.
- Experience in providing support to people with Intellectual and developmental disabilities
(IDD) in community settings.
- Two years' experience in the supervision of administrative support staff.
- Well versed in "best practice" strategies and philosophy related to Community Inclusion for persons with developmental disabilities (DD).
- Knowledge on funding resources including the Children's Long Term Support Waiver (CLTS), Family.
Care and Include, Respect, I Self-Direct (IRIS).

Additional Information:

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 notification.

Reporting requirements must be completed in a timely manner, including but not limited to effort reporting and outside activities reporting.

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, WI.



Work Type:

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 location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the "" button to begin the application process. You will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.


Melissa Strupp
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:

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 26 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 9 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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