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Apply now Job no: 89003-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Other

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Working Title:

Community Health Outreach Coordinator

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



75% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

DECEMBER 17, 2017


This is a renewable appointment.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Bachelor's degree required, master's degree preferred. A degree or significant coursework in public health, population health, community health or health education is preferred. A degree in another field is acceptable if accompanied by appropriate work experience in sponsored programs administration, health outreach or community service programs.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

Two to three years of experience in all aspects of community/population health-oriented program development & implementation, longitudinal program development & implementation, proposal development and program evaluation. Ability to work with diverse populations. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to work independently and in a group setting. Proficiency in MS Office. Superior organization skills and dedication to completing projects in a timely manner.

Experience in the academic health care environment and sponsored programs administration strongly preferred.

License or Certificate:  
Position Summary:

Wisconsin AHEC is dedicated to improving access to quality health care through development of community-based health professions training programs and enhancement of community health education resources throughout Wisconsin. It is distinguished by its strong statewide organization and the tradition of collaboration among its regional Centers. Wisconsin has seven independent regional centers, all 501c3 organizations with their own governing boards, and a statewide board comprised of representatives of the Center governing boards, the partnering health professions programs and at-large representatives. The Wisconsin program has always had a mission of serving all health professions programs in the state, and has, from its inception, had a focus on developing interprofessional experiences for students. Academic program partners include: 2 medical schools (UW and MCW), over 20 BSN nursing programs, 8 advanced degree nursing programs, 5 physician assistant programs, 2 pharmacy programs, 4 MPH programs, 8 social work programs and a range of allied health and preprofessional programs at the 13 UW System campuses, 21 private colleges, 2 tribal colleges, 13 UW System two-year campuses and the Wisconsin Technical College System's 16 colleges, 47 campuses and other outreach centers.

The position will coordinate program development & implementation of evidence-based community/population strategic plan, including undertaking statewide needs analysis and researching Federal/State/Regional population health trends in funding, program and service delivery. The incumbent is responsible for: longitudinal program development & implementation, developing plans for community/population-based programs, and recommending community health initiatives, policy implications and best practices upon review of health literature and statistics. Identifies community/community-based programs related grant funding, and develops proposals. Manages community health programs/initiatives from planning and design, through implementation and evaluation.

The position will report the Director of the Statewide AHEC System at the UW-SMPH. The position will be based at the AHEC Program Office in Madison. Occasional in-state travel to program sites will be required.

Additional Information:

Travel is required. Must be able to provide own transportation or qualify to use a UW vehicle. To qualify to use a UW vehicle, must have a valid driver's license (driving record will be checked initially and routinely), and meet the UW Risk Management Driving Authorization and Car Fleet requirements and eligibility.

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.


Brianna Quam
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:

Apply online at Search for job 89003. Please click on the "Apply Now" button to start the application process. Please upload a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please address your experience with the knowledge and skills of the position. You will also be asked to provide three professional/supervisor references during the application process.

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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