Madison, WI
Aug 02, 2017
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Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 91365-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Training, Employee Development

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 91365-AS



Hiring Department: A348700-VCRGE/WAISMAN/WAISMAN

FTE: 40% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: SEPTEMBER 01, 2017

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $45,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

A Masters' Degree in Social Work is required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- A minimum of 3 years' experience serving children with developmental disabilities and/or special health care needs and their families is required. 7 years of related professional work experience is required for appointment at the Senior level.

Well-qualified applicants will have the following preferred experience:
- Prior experience working in an academic setting, preferably with prior supervision of social work students.
- Prior experience working in a clinical setting preferred.
- Familiarity with the developmental disabilities service delivery system is strongly preferred.

License or certificate:

Must be a Certified Advanced Practice Social Worker (CAPSW), and licensed or eligible for licensure in State of Wisconsin as Clinical Social Worker.

Position Summary:

The Waisman Center is dedicated to the advancement of knowledge about human development, developmental disabilities, and neurodegenerative diseases throughout the lifespan. One of only 14 centers of its kind in the United States, the Waisman Center encompasses laboratories for biomedical and behavioral research, a brain imaging center, and a clinical biomanufacturing facility for the production of pharmaceuticals for early stage human clinical trials. In addition to its research efforts, the Center provides an array of services to people with developmental disabilities, offers numerous educational and outreach programs to young children and their families, and trains scientists and clinicians who will serve our nation in the future.

The Clinical Social Worker is a staff member of the Waisman Center, Developmental Disabilities and Genetics Clinical Services, University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) work unit.

This position is expected to apply specialized knowledge in providing social work and intake services for individuals and families. As part of the Developmental Disabilities and Genetics Clinical Services unit, the clinical social worker will provide family navigation services and training of students primarily within the Developmental Disabilities (DD) clinical program, which includes the Autism and Developmental Disabilities clinic.

Additional Information:

Individuals must complete reporting requirements, which includes but is not limited to effort reporting or outside activities reporting in a timely manner.

Individuals must complete HIPAA training and receive certification within the first 5 days of hire. Individuals are required to complete HIPAA training certification on an annual basis.

Occasional evening, weekend work and travel will be required. A Criminal Background Check will be performed.


Choutae Yang
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Instructions to applicants:

To be considered, applications must be submitted online. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a cover letter and resume detailing your interest and qualifications as it relates to this position.

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: 01 Aug 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 15 Aug 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time