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Apply now Job no: 234093-AS
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Communications, Editing, Broadcasting, Media, Event Planning, Program Coordination, Office & Administrative Support, Other, Marketing, Public Relations

Position Summary:

The Center for Healthy Minds is seeking an Education Program Coordinator to assist with and help coordinate program communications, outreach, event planning, the writing of funding proposals, course administration and the further development and facilitation of campus and community relationships for The Loka Initiative and the Student Flourishing in Higher Education program area.

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:

A Bachelor's degree is required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

2 years prior experience working in program administration/coordination or program outreach/communications
First-hand multi-cultural experience or cross cultural professional experience
Ability to balance multiple priorities with strong attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organization skills with the ability to be adaptive, flexible and open-minded
Exceptional judgment and independent decision-making skills with supervisor guidance

Familiarity with accessibility best practices
Diverse backgrounds and life experiences
Interest in individual and societal well-being, sustainability, environmental and climate issues
Experience in university administrative processes
Familiar with online Learning Management Systems (e.g. Canvas, Google Classroom)

Additional Information:

Equity and inclusion are integral to achieving the vision of the Center for Healthy Minds. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity, equity and inclusion across all spectrums. The Center is committed to continuously increasing the cultural competence of its faculty, staff and students through organization-wide forums and professional development opportunities.

Studies have shown that women and people of color are less likely to apply for jobs unless they believe they meet every one of the qualifications as described. If this role speaks to you, we encourage you to apply, even if you don't believe you check all the boxes.



Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $39,823 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

An applicant may be hired into a Senior Outreach Specialist, Outreach Specialist or Associate Outreach Specialist title dependent upon experience. Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Lisa Wesley,

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and a document with the contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advance notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.


Lisa Wesley

Official Title:


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:

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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).

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