Public Health Program Coordinator – Senior

The Department of Health Services (DHS) strives to protect and promote the health and safety of all people of Wisconsin through the efforts of a dedicated and diverse workforce. DHS works to ensure access to individuals, families, and communities to achieve positive health outcomes in the areas of abuse prevention, mental health, public health, family care, long-term care, and much more. The Division of Public Health (DPH) is recruiting for 3 Human Services Program Coordinator Senior positions, within the Bureau of Aging and Disability Resources (BADR) within, Wisconsin.  This is a two-year project-permanent position. Employees hired into project-permanent positions obtain permanent status upon successful completion of a probationary period. Upon conclusion of the project position, the employee will transition to a position in DHS performing similar work as the project position which the employee is deemed eligible for. This position will be expected to work from one of the regional office buildings a minimum of 2 days per week with the opportunity of 3 days of remote work. This schedule may vary based on training or operational need. These positions will require 15% statewide travel.

 

Position Summary

ADRC COVID Recovery Program Coordinator

The ADRC COVID Recovery Program Coordinator will coordinate with internal and external partners to plan, implement, and support programs that strengthen and enhance the capacity of local communities to support older adults, people with disabilities, and their caregivers as part of our statewide COVID-19 recovery efforts. Responsibilities will include: identifying and developing strategic community partnerships with Aging and Disability Resource Centers (ADRCs) and tribal partners that support health equity and take into consideration social determinants of health; creating and updating policies and guidance; training and providing technical support; monitoring contracted activities, expenditures and reporting; compiling information for state and federal program reports; evaluating program success; and exploring ways to sustain work beyond the project period. This position requires a broad understanding of aging and disability programs and services and federal and state funding and reporting requirements; strong analytic and communication skills; and the ability to work effectively with diverse local partners.

 

Aging ARPA Program Support Coordinator

The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Program Support Coordinator will coordinate program oversight, policy and guidance development, training and technical support, contract monitoring and reporting related to COVID-19 pandemic response and recovery funding supplements for aging programs. Responsibilities include writing Scopes of Work to accompany contracts; creating and updating policy guidance; training and providing technical support; monitoring contracted activities, expenditures and reporting; compiling information for state and federal program reports; and creating and submitting required federal reports through the Older Americans Act (OAA) Program System and other mandated reporting systems. The position requires a broad understanding of OAA programs, and providers; federal and state funding and reporting requirements; strong analytic and communication skills; and the ability to work effectively with diverse local partners.

 

Social Isolation and Loneliness Program Coordinator

The Social Isolation and Loneliness Program Coordinator will provide leadership and support to the Wisconsin Coalition to End Social Isolation and Loneliness by engaging diverse partners to combat the root causes and adverse consequences of isolation and loneliness. The Social Isolation and Loneliness Program Coordinator will serve as an expert aimed at identifying and addressing social isolation and loneliness amongst older adults, people with disabilities and their caregivers, communities of color, urban and rural communities, and underserved and marginalized communities experiencing social isolation and loneliness.  The position responsibilities include leadership, program coordination, consultation and oversight with a strong focus on partner engagement and relationship building using a collective impact approach.  This position will also be responsible to seek opportunities to leverage local and community driven resources.

 

Qualifications

Minimally qualified applicants will have all of the following:

  • Experience with project or program management (e.g. strategic planning; developing/implementing work plans; monitoring results, etc.).
  • Experience developing materials and presenting and/or facilitating meetings.
  • Experience collaborating with internal and external stakeholders (e.g., diverse partners, associations, state and local agencies, etc.).
  • Experience collecting, analyzing and reporting on data to make informed decisions.

 

Well-qualified applicants will also have one or more of the following:

  • Experience working with public health issues such as social isolation, and loneliness; eldercare, etc.
  • Experience using advocacy, public policy and research to identify and guide solutions, increase public awareness, and promote access and detection.
  • Experience working with community-based programs and services for older adults and/or people with disabilities.

 

You will be required to attach your current resume and letter of qualifications in a Word or PDF compatible format. Submitted materials will be evaluated by a panel of job experts according to the qualifications listed above and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the next step of the selection process.

Questions can be directed to Stacy Koenig at Stacym.koenig@wisconsin.gov.

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Organization: Department of Health Services

Job Location: Madison, WI

Deadline: November 29, 2021