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University of Wisconsin–Madison

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University of Wisconsin–Madison



Apply now Job no: 223157-AS
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Management/Supervisory

Position Summary:

This position will support and work to improve many of the research and data collections system projects developed and maintained by the Long-Term Care Quality Improvement (LTC-QI) group ( as well as the Wisconsin Coalition for Collaborative Excellence in Assisted Living (WCCEAL) project (
The UW- Madison LTC-QI group conducts research and creates methods to improve the quality of long-term care and other health systems through the development of information and decision support systems. Creating and maintaining website based tools for the dissemination and implementation of quality improvement measurement, data collection and information systems.
WCCEAL is a group of dedicated people organized to improve the outcomes of individuals living in Wisconsin assisted living communities (ALCs). It is a public/private coalition which utilizes a collective impact model approach that brings together the state of Wisconsin, the industry, the consumer, and academia to identify and implement agreed upon approaches designed to improve the outcomes of individuals living in Wisconsin ALCs.

The focus of this position is to provide support and organization of the research and tasks relating to these projects. Responsible for the operational and administrative success of the projects which includes coordinating resources and developing schedules and processes to ensure timely completion of project deliverables.

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.

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:

Bachelor's degree in health, social, or behavioral sciences; policy, business, or administrative studies; or, other relevant fields required.

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

Minimum of two years professional, project management experience required. A minimum of seven years of experience is required for appointment at the Senior level. Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite required. Demonstrated leadership, self-confidence, creativity, initiative, attention to detail and the ability to work independently to manage and coordinate projects within a team oriented, multi-stake holder environment required. A strong customer service orientation along with demonstrated success in building professional relationships and working effectively with multiple constituents required. Preferred candidate will have skills related to organizing and developing web-based communications and learning, technical writing, and oral communication/presentations.

Additional Information:

Position to last until 12/31/2020. There is a possibility it may be extended if there is a need for an ongoing appointment and/or funding becomes available.

Must have excellent organization skills and an ability to see the big picture and learn what needs to be done; ability to follow task from start to finish. Strong problem solving and creative skills, along with the ability to exercise sound judgment in decision-making. Hands-on, assertive, adaptive and proactive with deliverables and day-to-day work tasks

Strongly qualified candidates will have:
Ability to research and synthesize information in both written and oral form
Ability to work independently and effectively
Excellent time management and attention to detail
Ability to communicate and collaborate with diverse audiences and stakeholders
Initiative and creativity on the job along with the ability to problem solve



Work Type:

Full or Part Time: 50% - 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:

Terminal, 7 month appointment.
This position has the possibility to be extended or converted to an ongoing appointment based on need and/or funding


Minimum $55,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to get started. You will be asked to create a profile and upload a resume and cover letter. You will also be asked to provide contact information for three (3) references as part of your online application.


Charles Amble
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-Terminal

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:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change in Fall 2020. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit:

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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