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JOB NO.: 95928-AS

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


Location: Madison

Categories: Communications, Editing, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Grant, Research, Contract Management, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Marketing, Public Relations, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: Academic Staff-Renewable

Position Vacancy ID: 95928-AS

Working Title: Community Network Strategist


FTE: 75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date: NOVEMBER 01, 2018

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $50,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's degree required. Public health, social sciences, public policy, communications, strategic planning, or organizational development field preferred.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

- Minimum of 3 years of relevant post-Bachelor's work experience required
- Strong base of knowledge and/or experience in one or more of the following areas preferred: public health, population health and multiple determinants of health, policy development and implementation, community development, community engagement, strategic planning, collective impact, community health assessment, improvement planning, and/or community change processes.
-Strong communication skills.

License or certificate:

Position Summary:

The Community Networks Strategist will be a key member of the County Health Rankings & Roadmaps (CHR&R) team, a collaboration of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute (UWPHI). This position reports to the Deputy Director for Community Transformation, in the CHR&R Group of the Population Health Institute.

This position will work with the CHR&R and RWJF Culture of Health Prize teams to develop, expand, implement, and assess relationship building, collaborations, and networking weaving with local and national organizations to advance local health outcomes and health equity. This work requires developing a thorough understanding of current best practices in community networks and network weaving; social network analysis; community engagement; partnership development; health equity; community health improvement; population health communication; policy development and advocacy; organizational development; training and professional development; and other topical areas that support the deployment of the County Health Rankings model, the Take Action Cycle, and the CHR&R principles.

Principal duties of this position will be to design, launch, manage, and assess community network building and impact to support national and local partnerships.

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:


Nick Harding
[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 upload a current resume/CV and a cover letter briefly describing your qualifications relevant to the
position. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references, including at least one current or former supervisor.

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: Sep 21 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Oct 19 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 12/7/2018
Application Due: 12/15/2018
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