Substance Use Health Education Coordinator

Business Title: Substance Use Health Education Coordinator
Official title: Public Health Educator(HS001)

Job Summary: This position is part of the MHS substance use team and will be supervised by the MHS Clinical Director. The Substance Use Health Education Coordinator will build/maintain the MHS Substance Use Health Education Program as well as training MHS interns who will help deliver the suite of programs. This individual will serve as the point of contact of the OSCCS, Housing and Residence Life and be responsible for making sure the process is seamless and effective.

Duties include:

– Set up Training for Facilitators
– Schedule sessions
– Manage workflow for payments through MyUHS
– Schedule Interns to facilitate sessions
– Manage changes to schedule and emergency back-ups
– Analyze Data (preferred)
– Administer and compile evaluations
– Work with campus partners to schedule campus spaces
– Monitor and respond to email
– Manage website content
– Create and update Procedures Manual
– Order supplies – BASICS workbook, BAC cards
– Confirm sanction completion with OSCCS office
– Facilitate and serve as emergency back up
– Provision of additional direct clinical services (optional based on certification

Standard Summary: HS001 Public Health Educator

Develops and delivers public health informational programs and materials using the tenets of public health to educate the public and other health professionals, promote the health of the population, and advocate for improved health resources and policies.

Essential Responsibilities:

– 60% Advocates for and disseminates health resources, policies, and safety information with educational materials and programs to appropriate entities to educate the public and health professionals
– 15% Collects and analyzes data by conducting research to improve public health programs and services
– 20% Develops materials, resources, and policies that support healthy behaviors and environments and informs, educates, and empowers the campus and community about environmental health and mental health issues
– 5% Participates in public health committees as needed


Required: Bachelor’s Degree


CSAC – Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor Preferred SAC – Clinical Substance Abuse Counselor Preferred

Additional Information:

UHS is part of Student Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, led by the vice chancellor for student affairs. Our staff is dedicated to serving students and to helping them succeed in and out of the classroom in areas including health and well-being, identity and inclusion, leadership and engagement, and student advocacy. Student Affairs includes departments led by the dean of students; departments that provide identity-based spaces and leadership resources; the Wisconsin Union; University Health Services; and University Recreation and Wellbeing.
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.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.

How to Apply:

To apply please contact: Bob Stindt,

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.

Job Group:Health and Wellness Services
Job Subgroup: Community and Employee Health, Education, an

FLSA Status: Exempt

Employee class: Academic Staff

Department(s): A572514 / UHS/CCS

Full time salary rate: Minimum $48,000 ANNUAL (12 months)
Depending on Qualifications

Term: This is a renewable appointment.

Appointment percent: 100%

Number of positions: 1