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Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engineering, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement, Health Care, Medical, Social Services, Office & Administrative Support, Research, Scientific

Position Vacancy ID:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Terminal

Working Title:

Opioid Targeted Response Program Manager

Official Title:


Hiring Department:



80% - 100%

Anticipated Begin Date:

MARCH 12, 2018


This position will end on APRIL 30, 2020.

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $48,333 Maximum $79,749 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Degree and area of specialization:

Masters degree required in science or health background or related field.

Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:

The Program Manager will work as part of a larger team to develop strategies and programming to address the opioid crisis in the Great Lakes region of the midwestern United States. The incumbent will lead teams in one of three geographical areas: 1) Michigan and Indiana; 2) Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota or 3) Ohio, in delivering behavioral, technical and training assistance as part of a federal Opioid State Targeted Response Assistance project.

With limited supervision, the incumbent will assure that the assigned projects activities, data management, and project deliverables are achieved.

Minimum of 5 years professional experience working with as part of a collaborative project with non-profit and/or state agencies (such as addiction treatment providers, community based organizations, and single state agencies). Professional experience with and knowledge of the addiction treatment field is necessary.

Must show demonstrated leadership, self-confidence, creativity, initiative, attention to detail and the ability to work independently to manage and coordinate a team oriented environment. Incumbent must also have excellent organization, written and verbal communication skills with the ability to research and synthesize information in both written and oral form. Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs expected.

License or Certificate:


Position Summary:

This position works with the Network for the Improvement of Addiction Treatment (NIATx) within the Center for Health Enhancement System Studies (CHESS). NIATx is a growing, mission-driven research and technical assistance organization directed by Dr. Todd Molfenter.

The focus of this position is to provide successful implementation of evidence-based prevention, treatment, and recovery support programs/services across Opioid substance use disorder treatment and recovery agencies and workforce through technical assistance and training. This work will be in partnership with the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry (AAAP) and is funded by a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.

Additional Information:

3 positions are available, each will serve only one of the following geographic areas: 1) Michigan and Indiana; 2) Wisconsin, Illinois, and Minnesota; or 3) Ohio. Please state geographical area of interest in application materials. Candidate must be willing and able to spend 10-20% of their time travelling in in their appointed region and must hold a valid US drivers license.


Laura Van Toll
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. Applicants will be asked to upload a cover letter and resume as one PDF document.

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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