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JOB NO.: 93435-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Marketing, Public Relations

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 93435-AS

Working Title: Communications Specialist



FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JUNE 15, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, preferably in English, Journalism, Communications or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

2-4 years of professional experience in a marketing/communications environment is required. The successful candidate must have excellent writing, editing and design skills. Proficiency with PC and Mac-based desktop publishing, graphics, web development, and word processing software (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, MSOffice) required. Must be able to work efficiently and accurately.

The ability to comprehend and interpret a wide array of medical and academic subject matter is highly desirable.

A minimum of 7 years of post-graduate, professional work experience is required for appointment at the senior level. Prefix assignment determined by years of relevant post-graduate, professional work experience

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Communications Specialist advances the clinical, research, and teaching missions of the Department of Orthopedics and Rehabilitation and the Department of Urology through professional level design, writing, and editorial services.

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health is located at the UW-Madison. Our mission is to advance health without compromise through service, scholarship, science, and social responsibility. Together with UW Health--an integrated regional academic health system--we strive to be a national leader in health care, advancing the well-being of the people of Wisconsin and beyond.

The UW-Madison campus, located in the heart of the City of Madison, spans 936 acres along the scenic southern shore of Lake Mendota. Enjoy robust benefits such as the State of Wisconsin benefits package, a beautiful campus setting, and a competitive salary.


Elizabeth Marsh
[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 apply by clicking on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume, a writing sample, and a design sample. The cover letter will also be used as a writing sample.

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 11 2018 Central Daylight Time

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





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Posted: 5/12/2018
Application Due: 5/26/2018
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