Job description

JOB NO.: 96246-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96246-AS

Working Title: Outreach Specialist


FTE: 80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 13, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $36,790 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

-Bachelor's Degree required. Human Services, Social Work, or related field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

--Experience with substance use disorders and recovery is required
-Professional AODA training (eg. Associates degree in AODA or CSAC in AODA) preferred
-Clinical experience and specialization preferred
-Up to 5-7 years of relevant work experience preferred
-Working with Recovery Community Organizations (RCOs) and other stakeholders preferred
-Experience with Recovery Coaching Model preferred
-Management experience preferred
-Knowledgeable of Recovery Support Services and treatment options for populations of focus preferred

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

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Outreach Specialist roles & responsibilities are designed to ensure increased capacity of Wisconsin Voices for Recovery grants, projects and initiatives, along with the oversight of the provision of direct peer support in the form of recovery coaching and/ or peer support provided by a Certified Peer Support Specialist or Recovery Coach in hospital and other settings. Up to 25 hospitals statewide will be selected for participation. The goal of the program is to be self-sustaining after a 2 year time period.

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.

Additional Information:

To see the principal duties of this position, please click on the 'Full Position Details' link below.

Travel is required. Must provide own transportation or a valid drivers license and eligibility for Car Fleet Service usage is necessary.


April Schulz
[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:

To apply for this position please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter as part of the application process. Please ensure that the resume and cover letter address how you meet the minimum/preferred qualifications for the 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: Oct 11 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 8 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 10/12/2018
Application Due: 11/23/2018
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