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Apply now Job no: 98479-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Event Planning, Program Coordination, Extension, Outreach, Public Engagement

Position Summary:

As a program of the Extension Institute of Health & Well-Being, the Behavioral Health Program works to promote and support the development of social emotional well-being of youth and adults across Wisconsin through evidence-based health promotion programs. The Health & Well-Being Institute focuses on multi-level change models that include direct educational programs throughout the lifespan and cross-sector engagement for community-wide change. Current behavioral health programming efforts include stress management education, promoting youth voice in school health and wellness planning, social norming campaigns, and community coalition coaching.
The Behavioral Health Outreach Program Manager provides statewide leadership for the development, implementation, and evaluation of Extension educational programs executed by Extension educators located throughout Wisconsin. Additional responsibilities of this position include personnel management, partnership development, financial oversight and ensuring diversity, equity and inclusion.
The Behavioral Health Outreach Program Manager reports directly to the Health & Well-Being Institute Director for management and supervision, hiring and employment authority, employment changes, compensation and benefits, supplies and expense budget, development of their plan of work, and performance reviews.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

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

Degree and Area of Specialization:

Master's or other graduate degree in a field that relates to the responsibilities of this position such as public health, community health education, community psychology, sociology, or social work is required.

Doctorate or terminal degree in a discipline relevant to the focus of the position is preferred.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

- 5 or more years of professional experience developing, implementing, evaluating, and reporting on the impact and value of educational programs.
- Previous program or project management experience.
- Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills in a team setting.
- Established track-record of building partnerships with diverse groups.
- Successful experience obtaining funding through grants, contracts, gifts, and/or revenue generation.
- Demonstrated experience effectively interacting with people from different cultural backgrounds including those associated with race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, socioeconomic status, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and other aspects of human diversity.
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively and coach others in a context of individual and cultural differences.

- Experience managing budgets
- Demonstrated ability to think creatively, identify root causes and systems of influence, and synthesize inter-disciplinary approaches to conceptualizing and addressing health equity work.

Additional Information:

Please note that successful applicants are responsible for ensuring their eligibility to work in the United States (i.e. a citizen or national of the United States, a lawful permanent resident, a foreign national authorized to work in the United States without need of employer sponsorship) on or before the effective date of appointment.

University of Wisconsin-Madison Division of Extension is the educational resource that helps the Wisconsin Idea become reality. Valuing leadership, relationship-building, and inclusion; Extension teaches, learns, leads, and serves the people of Wisconsin by connecting them with the University of Wisconsin research and resources. Located in all 72 counties of Wisconsin, Extension engages with communities to influence their lives beyond the boundaries of the classroom.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



ANNUAL (12 months)

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process, click the Apply Now button.

Required application materials:
1. A letter of application that addresses how your education and experience meet all of the required qualifications for the position
2. Professional resume that includes degree information


Susan Phipps
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. )

Official Title:


Employment Class:

Academic Staff-Renewable

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  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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