Job description

JOB NO.: 96640-AS

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Engineering, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Office & Administrative Support

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 96640-AS

Working Title: Research Program Coordinator


FTE: 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: JANUARY 02, 2019

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $43,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Bachelor's degree required.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Demonstrated leadership, self-confidence, creativity, initiative, attention to detail and the ability to work independently to manage and coordinate projects within a team-oriented environment. Familiarity working with health organizations and/or substance abuse issues a plus.

Strongly qualified candidates will have:
Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
Ability to research and synthesize information in both written and oral form.
A strong customer service orientation along with demonstrated success in building professional relationships and working effectively with multiple constituents (such as patients, treatment providers, community-based organizations, and state agencies).
Comfort presenting in front of a group.
Ability to work independently and effectively under general supervision.
Excellent time management and attention to detail.
Initiative and creativity on the job along with the ability to problem solve.
Experience planning, coordinating and facilitating meetings a plus.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

This position works within the Center for Health Enhancement Systems Studies (CHESS) and the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) within the Center. The Center is a dynamic, mission-driven organization directed by Dr. David Gustafson. NIATx is a growing technical assistance organization directed by Dr. Todd Molfenter. Team members focus on research using technology, organizational, and individual change projects to improve health and quality of life for individuals and families facing chronic or life-threatening illnesses. Visit to learn more.

The focus of this position is to provide support for several projects that use e-health technology that assists patients with substance abuse issues or managing chronic health conditions. A large portion of the position will include interaction with individual patients and organizations which will include travel to Iowa as well as to patient's homes in Madison and surrounding communities.

Additional Information:


Dave Gustafson
[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. To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter and resume and enter reference information into the online form.

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: Nov 27 2018 Central Standard Time

Application Close: Dec 28 2018 11:55 PM Central Standard Time





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Posted: 11/28/2018
Application Due: 1/8/2019
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