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University of Wisconsin-Madison
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Nov 12, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Other Health & Medicine, Professional Fields, Public Administration & Policy, Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, Business & Administrative Affairs, Community Relations & Institutional Outreach, Student Affairs, Health Services
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Full Time
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Job no: 242362-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engagement and Outreach

Job Summary:

This Program Director position is part of the Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) group at the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute in the School of Medicine and Public Health. The position is located at the University of Wisconsin and statewide travel is required.

Program Director leads a dynamic team of CHWs and CHW allies responsible for developing, implementing and evaluating 2110 Community Health Workers for COVID Response and Resilient Communities Evaluation and Technical Assistance (CCR-ETA) cooperative agreement. The director provides a high level of program and project management and will work with partners at Wisconsin Department of Health Services Division of Public Health, Center for Community Health Alignment at the University of South Carolina (CCHA), and Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, New Orleans (LSU) to provide training and technical assistance (T/TA) through coaching, expert consultation, peer to peer (P2P) learning, and communities of practice to recipients of 2109 CHWs for COVID Response and Resilient Communities (CCR) CDC grant.

As a result, 2109 grantees will have increased capacity to build and support CHW workforce initiatives with the ultimate goals of 1) improved COVID recovery 2) progress to a more sustainable CHW infrastructure and 3) increased community resilience and health equity.
This mission-driven position works collaboratively with a dynamic team of staff and community partners. The MATCH work environment is collaborative and supports ongoing professional development.

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.

About the Job:

Outreach Program Manager (OE008)

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


Bachelor's Degree

Master's Degree
Public health, social work, public policy, community psychology, sociology or related fields


Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
-5 years experiences as a Community Health Worker (CHW), CHW Supervisor, CHW trainer, and/or CHW program management
-5 years of experience of development of financial and non-financial partnerships and collaborations with CHWs and public health partners
-5 years of experience with project management
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Knowledge of CHW policy and practice

Strong preference will be given to candidates with the following:
1. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with community leaders, University faculty as well as with diverse community partners and local and state public health professionals.
2. Experience in community leadership development
3. Knowledge of public health systems and systems change.
4. Evidence of strong interpersonal skills; including group and process facilitation, conflict mediation and training facilitation.
5. Demonstrated ability to think creatively, identify root causes, systems of influence and synthesize inter-disciplinary approaches to conceptualizing and addressing health equity work.
6. Experience with public health issue campaigns and/or community organizing and advocacy



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 $70,000 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:

Outreach Program Manager(OE008)

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:

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: Nov 12 2021 Central Standard Time
Applications Close: Jan 29 2022 11:55 PM Central Standard Time

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