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JOB NO.: 94441-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 94441-AS

Working Title: Health Professional Program Specialist


Hiring Department: A530295-MEDICAL SCHOOL/ADMIN/AHEC

FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 08, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $54,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

-Bachelor's Degree Required.
-Master's degree preferred.
-A degree or significant coursework in public health, population health, community health, nonprofit management, education administration or health education is preferred.
-A degree in another field is acceptable if accompanied by appropriate work experience in sponsored programs administration, program evaluation and/or resource development.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

-Minimum of three years experience in all aspects of program development/implementation, proposal development and program evaluation.
-Ability to relate well to people of various ages and from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
-Excellent oral and written communication skills.
-Ability to work independently and in a group setting.
-Proficiency in MS Office with expertise in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
-Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner.
-Strong communications skills.
-Experience in the academic health care environment and sponsored programs administration strongly desired.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

Under the direction of the Director, WI AHEC System, the Health Professions Program Specialist collaboratively:
1) Develops programs that align with the organization's mission and support the organization's goals.
2) Develops & implements statewide evaluation plan.
3) Oversees technical support for the Area Health Education Center (AHEC) System program office, regional Centers, and other grants administered through the Program Office at the School of Medicine & Public Health (SMPH).
The incumbent reports to the Director Wisconsin AHEC System Program Office.

The position is based at the AHEC System Program Office on the UW-Madison campus in the Health Sciences Learning Center. Occasional in-state travel is expected to seven regional AHEC centers and other program sites.

Additional Information:

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.


Kimberly Mentink
[email protected]
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 click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

The candidate pool established in this recruitment may be used to fill future positions within the same title in the School of Medicine and Public Health.

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: May 7 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: May 25 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 5/8/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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