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JOB NO.: 95914-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Terminal

Position Vacancy ID: 95914-AS

Working Title: Schools Team and Equity Coordinator - healthTIDE


FTE: 50% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 15, 2018

Term: This position will end on NOVEMBER 14, 2019.

Advertised Salary:

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required. Masters preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

A minimum of two years of post-degree outreach related professional work experience is required.

The preferred candidate will possess:
- Expertise in public health and community planning interventions using policy, systems and environmental change to increase opportunities for physical activity and decrease population-level obesity rates.
- Prior experience working with local healthy living and/or community coalitions.
- Experience working on grant funded public health projects in an academic setting
- Proficiency in facilitation and coaching skills for community work
- Experience conducting planning processes that address health equity
- Experience with building and maintaining relationships.

Title prefix level will be determined based on candidate qualifications.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position will serve as the Schools Team and Equity Coordinator for healthTIDE. This position will work to increase local and state level capacity to implement Policy, Systems, and Environmental (PSE) change strategies to increase the number of community and state-level supporters for school-based interventions for nutrition and physical activity.

The majority of the time allocated for this position will be spent supporting the healthtTIDE Schools Team, a group of partners across the state working to make our school environment healthier and implement PSE in the school setting. An additional component of this position will provide health equity support to healthTIDE staff and partners in the healthTIDE network.

healthTIDE is part of the Wisconsin Partnership Program's Wisconsin Obesity Prevention Initiative (OPI). The primary goal of healthTIDE is to connect, convene and catalyze diverse partners working in government, communities, research and education, non-profit organizations, and advocacy organizations for collective action to more effectively address obesity in Wisconsin.

healthTIDE and the OPI recognize the great value that diversity and inclusion brings to our team. Individuals who can offer diverse racial, cultural, and class perspectives and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

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:

Desired knowledge, skills and abilities
- Strong skills in planning and facilitating collaborative, action-oriented meetings in both small and large group settings
- Excellent administrative and time-management skills, including attention to detail, ability to problem-solve and respond to emerging issues
- Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work in multidisciplinary settings, as part of a team or independently
- Ability to plan, lead, manage and evaluate projects within deadlines
- Outstanding oral and written communication skills

healthTIDE and the OPI recognize the great value that diversity and inclusion brings to our team. Individuals who can offer diverse racial, cultural, and class perspectives and experience are strongly encouraged to apply.

Extensive travel to multiple locations around the state of Wisconsin is required. Incumbent must provide his, her or their own transportation that meets UW-Madison Risk Management standards for which mileage traveled will be reimbursed through project resources at the current state level. Some evening and weekend work may be required.

This is a fixed-term terminal position that is expected to last for one year from the date of hire. There is the possibility of extension for up to one additional year and/or conversion to a renewable appointment should additional funding be secured.


Amy Korth
[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 begin the application process please click on the 'Apply Now' button. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.

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 19 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Nov 2 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 11/10/2018
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