Madison, WI
Apr 05, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 89585-AS

Work Type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 89585-AS

Working Title: Director, Native American Center for Health Professions



FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: MAY 21, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $55,406 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Master's degree in higher education, counseling, student advising, public health and/or related area is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Required Experience
- At least five years of professional and progressively more responsible experience in the field of higher education and student services.
- At least five years of administrative and leadership experience.
- At least five years of experience working with tribal communities.

Preferred Experience
- Previous experience dealing with Native American and other multi-cultrual issues issues in an academic setting.
- Previous experience in leadership and management.
- Experience working with Wisconsin tribal communities.
- Experience with grant writing.

Position Summary:

The Director is a leadership position within the Native American Center for Health Professions (NACHP). NACHP is housed within Academic Affairs at the School of Medicine and Public Health. The Director will work collaboratively with the Assistant Director and program staff to continue providing quality educational opportunities and support for students. The Director is responsible for overseeing federal grant funding. The Director will be instrumental in developing, implementing, evaluating, and managing programs which support the needs of Native American pre-health and health professional students. The Director will work collaboratively with offices within Academic Affairs, specifically Office of Multicultural Affairs, Office of Admissions and all other UW health professional programs. The Director will be expected to perform outreach in Wisconsin tribal communities on a regular basis. The position will work under the direct supervision of the Assistant Dean of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs.

Additional Information:

The applicant must possess:
- Outstanding written, oral, and online communication skills.
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of linguistic, gender and cultural issues affecting Native American and Alaska Native (NA/AN) individual and community health and wellness.
- Experience effectively working with students in higher education.
-Ability to develop and maintain strong, collaborative bi-directional working relationships with staff, faculty and administrative staff in higher education settings.
- Experience developing and maintaining tribal community-academic partnerships.
- Willingness to travel regularly throughout Wisconsin.

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.


Brian Axness
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. )

Instructions to applicants:

Apply online at Search for job 89585. You will be asked to upload the following:
1. Cover letter, including description of relevant experience in higher education and student services, administrative and leadership experience, and experience with tribal communities
2. Resume
3. List of References

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Period of Evaluation will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 04 Apr 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 16 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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