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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 21, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Social & Behavioral Sciences, Human Development & Family Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Technology Administration/Other, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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Job no: 241248-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Research, Scientific, Training, Employee Development

Position Summary:

The Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) is recruiting several project coordinators. The project coordinators will be assigned to the CHESS Technical Transfer Centers (TTCs) and/or the Behavioral Health Excellence - Technical Assistance Center (BHE-TAC). The TTCs provide training and technical assistance to the behavioral workforce that provides substance use disorder, mental health, and substance use prevention services in Health and Human Services Region 5 (includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin. The BHE-TAC will provide tailored technical assistance for Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Behavioral Workforce Development programs and create community and academic partnerships through a set of learning collaboratives.

The project coordinators' responsibilities will include but are not limited to: assist with learning collaboratives and technical assistance initiatives; assist with the creation of presentations on behalf of the project; coordinate all webinar and training logistics. Local and remote applicants will be considered for this role.

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:

3-5 years professional, project coordination experience required, preferred experience working with diverse learning collaborative projects involving multiple state and non-profit service mental health, behavioral health and/or addiction agencies.

Strongly qualified candidates will have the following preferred knowledge/experience/skills:
*Expertise in successful academic-practice partnerships and workforce development issues.
*Expertise in adult learning and evidence-based education models, particularly distance learning and those that utilize available and emerging technologies.
*Ability to work effectively with different teams.
*Experience with virtual platforms.
*Awareness and sensitivity to the current alliances, advocacy, opportunities and challenges to the field.
*Ability to work effectively with diverse cultural and educational backgrounds.
*Proficient computer skills.
*Excellent oral and written communication skills.



Work Type:

Full Time: 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.

Currently, 100% remote option due to COVID available until 12/31/2021. This option will be re-evaluated at that time. Hybrid remote option (2-3 days per week) is permanently available.

Permanent remote applicants outside of WI will be considered as this position provides support to the Health and Human Services Region 5 (includes Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin).

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $46,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the '' button to start the application process. To apply for this position, you will need to upload a cover letter, resume, and list of three professional references.


Molly Olds

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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.

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).

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Applications Open: Sep 21 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 24 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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