Madison, WI
May 16, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 90691-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

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

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 90691-AS

Working Title: Associate Outreach Specialist



FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 26, 2017

Term: This position will end on SEPTEMBER 30, 2018.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $40,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, Master's Degree preferred in related field (e.g. Social Work, Public Health, Human Ecology). Specialization in the field of substance use disorder and/or mental health recovery preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Up to two years working in the field of human services
- Experience working with people affected by substance use disorders and in recovery
- Experience working with community-based organizations
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint; experience with WordPress, social media preferred

Position Summary:

This grant-funded position acts as the designated liaison between the Advisory Council, Director, and recovery community membership and engages in capacity building and outreach efforts for this project. The Associate Outreach Specialist will engage diverse communities and be involved in outreach activities like event planning and conducting trainings.
Wisconsin Voices for Recovery is a grant-funded project that works to eliminate the stigma around addiction and recovery, build the capacity of recovery organizations and services, and make a difference in Wisconsin communities. For more information, visit our website at:

Additional Information:

Some evenings and weekends and travel required; valid Driver's license required.
This position may be renewable depending on future grant funding.


Leanne Morris
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:

Please apply online and submit your resume, cover letter and the names and numbers of 3 professional 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.

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.

Advertised: 15 May 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 29 May 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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