Health/Wellness Education, Sexual Violence Education/Services
4 Year Degree
Join our team and put your knowledge, skills, and passions to work at UW-Madison University Health Services. UHS is seeking an enthusiastic and talented Violence Prevention Specialist.
Princeton Review has ranked University Health Services (UHS) as the #1 student health center in the country for the past two years. UHS uses an integrated health care model to promote and protect the health of our campus community so that students benefit from UHS whether or not they ever receive care with us. The Violence Prevention & Survivor Services unit is designated as the campus unit to coordinate the university's primary violence prevention programs to prevent sexual assault, dating violence, domestic violence, sexual harassment, and stalking before it happens and address the needs of survivors after. More information is available at www.uhs.wisc.edu/vpss.
UW-Madison, founded in 1848, is a world-class institution offering a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities to over 40,000 students. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the City of Madison. Our highly ranked university is guided by The Wisconsin Idea; the principle that the university should improve people’s lives beyond the classroom through teaching, research, outreach and public service. University Health Services is a national leader with a comprehensive program of mental health, prevention, medical, and environmental and occupational health services with advance the health and well-being of the campus community. University Health Services has a long-standing commitment to addressing health disparities and advancing social justice through its programs and services.
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DEGREE AND AREA OF SPECIALIZATION:
Bachelor's degree required, Master's preferred. Will consider a broad range of relevant specialties, such as: community health, higher education/student affairs, health promotion, social work, psychology, criminal justice, public health, gender and women's studies, community health education, and/or community organizing.
About University of Wisconsin - Madison; University Health Services
The University of Wisconsin–Madison has long been recognized as one of America's great universities. A public, land-grant institution, UW–Madison offers a complete spectrum of liberal arts studies, professional programs and student activities. Spanning 936 acres along the southern shore of Lake Mendota, the campus is located in the city of Madison. the primary care facility for the 43,000+ studen...ts enrolled at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
University Health Services (UHS) is the student health center at UW–Madison, the primary care facility for the 43,000+ students enrolled at the University. We endeavor to provide high-quality care in a manner that is culturally respectful, fiscally responsible, and developmentally appropriate to student needs.
Our stated mission is “To enhance learning and student success by promoting, protecting, and restoring health and well-being.”
At UHS, we have an integrated care model, combining a wide range of medical, mental health counseling, prevention, and wellness services to help support individual students. But our services are also designed to promote and protect the health of our campus community as a whole, so that students benefit from our work whether or not they ever walk through our doors. UHS has a range of public health, environmental and occupational health responsibilities.