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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now(opens in a new window) Job no: 267440-AS
Work type: Partial Remote, Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Engagement and Outreach

Job Summary:

About Extension:
UW-Madison's Division of Extension serves the people and communities of Wisconsin by addressing local, statewide and national issues, improving lives through research-based education, fostering partnerships and action, and facilitating positive impacts.

About the Health & Well-Being Institute:
The Health & Well-Being Institute works to catalyze positive change in Wisconsin residents through evidence-based and community-engaged health promotion programs to improve health, build community capacity to identify and address health inequities, engage in collective action, and achieve greater health equity.

About Covering Wisconsin:
As a vital piece of the Health & Wellbeing Institute, Covering Wisconsin focuses on educating people about the importance of health insurance and help them understand and sign up for publicly available health coverage.

The Workforce and Affiliates Liaison is responsible for:
- regularly communicating with, monitoring contracts, performance, and reporting of, and overall providing guidance to Consortium subrecipient Navigators;
- serving as a primary conduit between the Office of Commissioner of Insurance, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, and Navigators and other enrollment assisters in regards to training, certification, and licensing requirements;
- ensuring all Consortium Navigators are aware of and comply with privacy and security requirements and address mitigation;
- maintaining careful awareness of current Marketplace, state Medicaid/BadgerCare, and federal Navigator requirements and expectations.

Responsibilities: Organizes the development and delivery of outreach programs, including the responsibility for staffing. Assists with policy development and organizes resources to promote stable and productive relationships between the university and local community. Strives to expand and ensure access to programs, facilities, and educational services to diverse audiences.
  • 20% Directs the implementation of program policies and procedures
  • 40% Identifies, promotes, and maintains internal and external partnerships to promote the outreach program
  • 10% Schedules and secures logistics and resources in support of an outreach program
  • 10% Identifies opportunities for program improvement or new outreach program development
  • 10% Develops and implements new and revised operational policies and procedures relating to specific compliance laws or regulations
  • 10% Serves as the subject matter expert and a main point of contact for internal and external stakeholders
Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion


Bachelor's Degree


- Two (2) or more years of experience in project management or managing programs or initiatives as part of other job duties
- Detail-oriented with highly effective time management skills
- Proactive problem-solver with ability to work independently towards project deadlines
- Strong written and oral (including formal presentation) communications skills
- Dedication to understanding barriers to insurance coverage and health care access, and to promoting access through outreach and education efforts

- Knowledge of BadgerCare/Medicaid,, and other health insurance programs and policies
- Previous or current experience as a Certified Application Counselor (CAC), Navigator, or health insurance agent/broker
- Familiarity with state and federal agencies involved in health coverage policy, programs, and governance, including a general understanding of their processes for routing, reviewing, and finalizing public policy

COVID-19 Considerations:

UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: Please visit for the most up-to-date information.

Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 75% - 100%

This position may require some work to be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location. Some work may be performed remotely, at an offsite, non-campus work location.

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $58,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications
Employees in this position can expect to receive benefits such as generous vacation, holidays, and paid time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement benefits. Complete information about benefits available

Additional Information:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison has a remote work policy that offers the potential for remote or hybrid work. More about that policy within the Division of Extension can be found here:

How to Apply:

We are eager to learn more about how your experience and passion may align with this position. Please submit a cover letter referring to your related work experience, a resume detailing your educational and professional background, and 3 references. Please keep in mind, applicants need to articulate all required qualifications in their cover letter and/or resume. Applicants who have preferred qualifications should share those too in the cover letter and/or resume. The application reviewers will be relying on written application materials to determine who may advance to preliminary interviews.


Allison Espeseth
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1. See RELAY_SERVICE for further information.

Official Title:

Outreach Program Coordinator(OE005)



Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

Job Number:


  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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