University of Wisconsin-Madison: Outreach Program Associate Director


The Mobilizing Action Toward Community Health (MATCH) Director is responsible for leading strategic visioning, monitoring implementation of strategic priorities and engaging diverse interests in co-creating knowledge to advance collective action on root causes of population health, equity and well-being. MATCH develops and deploys programs and resources and engages in collaborative partnerships that support strategic community-driven efforts to ensure that all people have a fair chance to be healthy in their homes, schools, workplaces, and neighborhoods. MATCH aims to change practice, focus priorities, and shift power to support shared action on root causes of health and equity.

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.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • 25% Directs long-range and short-term strategic plans and initiatives to further the growth of the outreach program
  • 20% Develops organizational and operational policies and procedures and monitors performance to ensure alignment with strategic objectives
  • 20% Exercises supervisory authority, including hiring, transferring, suspending, promoting, managing conduct and performance, discharging, assigning, rewarding, disciplining, and/or approving hours worked of at least 2.0 full-time equivalent (FTE) employees
  • 30% Serves as the unit liaison to internal and external stakeholder groups providing organizational information and representing the interests of the unit
  • 5% Assists with developing and monitoring the budget


  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Public Policy, Population Health, Community Psychology Preffered
  • 6 years experience leading complex array of grants and contracts
  • Excellent knowledge of health equity practice field
  • Demonstrated success in developing and sustaining partnerships with local, state and national entities
  • Demonstrated experience developing strategic plans and initiatives to further program growth
  • Demonstrated success in building inclusive, diverse and equitable organizational culture

Working Conditions

Work is usually performed in an office environment. Some evening and weekend work will be required, with occasional overnight travel. Telecommuting: This position allows for occasional and regular telecommuting.

Work is to be performed at MSPHI Central Office.


  • Minimum $70,100 ANNUAL (12 months) Depending on Qualifications

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