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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Sep 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Social Work & Human Services, Administrative, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health Services
Employment Type
Full Time
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Job no: 241280-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Human Resources, Payroll

Position Summary:

Provides confidential consultation, assessment, referral, and advocacy with providers for faculty and staff, their family members or significant others to find resolutions to personal, work-related, behavioral, and/or health problems.

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

Master's Degree preferred, in Social Work, Counseling, Psychology, Nursing (Psychiatric/Mental Health) or related field, with Employee Assistance experience.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Minimum of two years' experience providing full-time counseling/assessment in an outpatient mental health, substance abuse and/or employee assistance setting
2. Experience working with diverse populations and settings
3. Experience providing critical incident response and trauma informed approaches to crisis response

1. Experience in an employee assistance program
2. Experience providing counseling and consultation to a diverse, adult population
3. Cultural competency with a broad variety of clients: LGBTQ, law enforcement, senior leadership, racial and ethnic diversity, generational differences, etc.
4. Experience developing and delivering training and educational programs to diverse audiences
5. Experience in consultation and collaboration in higher education with campus and community partners
6. Experience working effectively in a collaborative and collegial manner
7. Experience in group facilitation
8. Structured conflict resolution facilitation experience
9. Experience facilitating established small group, supportive crisis/trauma intervention processes (e.g., Critical Incident Stress Debriefing [CISD]

Skills and Abilities:
1. Ability to create, implement and carry out projects
2. Independent problem-solving and analytical abilities
3. Strong organizational and consultation skills
4. Computing skills, Microsoft Office, Canvas, etc.
5. Excellent verbal and written communication skills
6. Ability to administer and interpret workplace metrics

License or Certificate:

Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor, Marriage and Family Counselor, Substance Abuse Counselor or other behavioral health license or certification including Certified Employee Assistance Professional (CEAP) preferred.

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e., a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.



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.

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the "" button. Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience and a resume detailing your educational and professional background.

Make sure to identify your education level and experience with the following:
- Counseling and/or assessment in an outpatient mental health, substance abuse and/or employee assistance setting
- Working with diverse populations and settings including building and/or maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment
- Providing critical incident response and trauma informed approaches to crisis response

As applicants move on to next steps in the process, they will be asked to provide names and contact information (e-mail address, phone number, and mailing address) of at least three references.


Dan Roen
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: Sep 22 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 20 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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