HUMAN SERVICES PROGRAM DIRECTOR: MENTAL HEALTH AND SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS
JOB NO.: 91246-AS
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: DCS/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS
Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement
Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal
Position Vacancy ID: 91246-AS
Working Title: Human Services Program Director: Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders
Official Title: SR OUTREACH SPEC(S92BN) or OUTREACH SPECIALIST(S92DN)
Hiring Department: A938800-DIVN OF CONTINUING STUDIES/LIB ART & APP ST/LAAS
Anticipated Begin Date: AUGUST 28, 2017
Term: This position will end on AUGUST 27, 2020.
Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Degree and Area of Specialization:
Bachelor's degree in social work, health education, or related human service field. Master's degree preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
- Knowledge of mental health field, including substance use disorders.
- Minimum 2-3 years clinical experience required. Experience in substance use disorders counseling preferred.
- Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team and independently.
- Project management skills, including organization and attention to details preferred.
- Experience in program planning and delivery, including budget management desirable.
- Experience in distance education teaching desirable.
The Department of Liberal Arts and Applied Studies in the Division of Continuing Studies is seeking a motivated individual to develop, direct, and teach continuing education programs in mental health and substance use disorders. This position is responsible for growing a portfolio of non-credit face-to-face and online professional development programs to meet the continuing education needs of human service professionals, including social workers, counselors, psychologists and others who work with individuals and families dealing with behavioral and mental health issues, including substance use disorders. The goal of this three-year project position is to strengthen the portfolio of high quality, revenue-generating programs that capitalizes on UW-Madison strengths and our unique niche related to continuing education in human services.
The program director position includes planning for face-to-face and online delivery of certificates, courses, and custom training, developing and managing budgets such that programs meet revenue targets, working with the marketing team to promote programs, hiring instructors, teaching selected courses, and evaluating programs.
The Division of Continuing Studies is committed to to building a diverse workforce. Members of underrepresented communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
This is a three year terminal positions with the possibility of renewal depending on need and financial support available.
Instructions to applicants:
Please apply online and submit a resume, cover letter and the contact information 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.
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Advertised: 23 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 30 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time